The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 63 73 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Contract jobs citing Analytics 67 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.63% 1.88% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.37% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 9
Average daily rate £398 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £21.99 £31.71
% change year-on-year
-36.32% -30.66%
Analytics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2043 2149 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.42% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1223 856
Average daily rate £380 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 33
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 43 £406 +1.43% 9
Glasgow +19 20 £350 -26.31% 10
West Lothian - 2 £315 -
Stirling +8 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £525 -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 72 (54.96%) Finance
2 43 (32.82%) Banking
3 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (22.90%) Data Analytics
5 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.08%) SQL
6 25 (19.08%) SAS
7 23 (17.56%) User Experience
8 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (16.03%) Data Analysis
9 19 (14.50%) Google
10 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.74%) Google Analytics
11 17 (12.98%) Migration
12 16 (12.21%) C#
13 15 (11.45%) Project Management
13 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (10.69%) .NET
14 14 (10.69%) Retail
14 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
14 14 (10.69%) Data Quality
15 13 (9.92%) High Availability
15 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.16%) ETL
16 12 (9.16%) WPF
16 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
16 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
17 11 (8.40%) Data Migration
17 11 (8.40%) Data Management
17 11 (8.40%) MS Access

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.08%) SAS
2 7 (5.34%) CMS
2 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.05%) MS Office
5 3 (2.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) WebEx
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.40%) MS Access
4 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.11%) Star Schema
5 6 (4.58%) Big Data
6 5 (3.82%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.05%) QlikView
8 3 (2.29%) DB2
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.53%) GIS
9 2 (1.53%) HDInsight
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.53%) Toad
2 1 (0.76%) ERwin
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (54.96%) Finance
2 43 (32.82%) Banking
3 14 (10.69%) Retail
4 8 (6.11%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.34%) General Ledger
5 7 (5.34%) Marketing
6 5 (3.82%) Legal
7 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (42.75%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Developer
3 16 (12.21%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.40%) Content Editor
5 10 (7.63%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Digital Performance Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) WPF Developer
8 5 (3.82%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Finance Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Fraud Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 12 (9.16%) WPF
3 5 (3.82%) CSS
3 5 (3.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.53%) CSS3
4 2 (1.53%) HTML5
4 2 (1.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) MDX
5 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.76%) Sass
5 1 (0.76%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.76%) Spring
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) User Experience
2 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.63%) Derivative
4 10 (7.63%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (6.87%) Credit Risk
5 9 (6.87%) Data Extraction
6 8 (6.11%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.82%) Copywriting
7 5 (3.82%) Statistics
8 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.05%) Social Media
9 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.53%) W3C
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.76%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) Data Analytics
2 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.03%) Data Analysis
4 17 (12.98%) Migration
5 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (11.45%) Project Management
6 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.92%) High Availability
8 12 (9.16%) ETL
9 11 (8.40%) Data Management
9 11 (8.40%) Data Migration
9 11 (8.40%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.40%) SEO
9 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.63%) Coaching
10 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.87%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 9 (6.87%) Information Security
11 9 (6.87%) Scrum
11 9 (6.87%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) SQL
2 16 (12.21%) C#
3 8 (6.11%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.58%) Java
5 5 (3.82%) VBA
6 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.53%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) R
8 1 (0.76%) Scala
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) CISA
4 1 (0.76%) CISM
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
4 1 (0.76%) CRISC
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.34%) FATCA
3 6 (4.58%) QA
4 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Google
2 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) Teradata
4 7 (5.34%) Informatica
4 7 (5.34%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle
5 3 (2.29%) Adobe
5 3 (2.29%) Pega
6 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.76%) MapR
7 1 (0.76%) Netezza
7 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Splunk
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) Trillium
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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