The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 99 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 29 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.78% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £390 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £383 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £443 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £16.53 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +66.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1958 1674 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 71.88% 70.96% 66.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 867 982
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Analytics
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 14 £350 - 4
Edinburgh -26 8 £365 -11.51% 9
Aberdeen - 2 £370 -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) VBA
3 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Publishing
4 7 (13.73%) Workflow
4 7 (13.73%) Web Analytics
4 7 (13.73%) Korn
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Business Objects
5 6 (11.76%) XML
5 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.76%) Banking
6 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Content Management
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
6 5 (9.80%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) Perl
6 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) KDB
7 4 (7.84%) TIBCO iProcess

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (7.84%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (7.84%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (7.84%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (5.88%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SNMP
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.84%) Spotfire
2 4 (7.84%) QlikView
2 4 (7.84%) KDB
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) OLAP
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.96%) ProC
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Publishing
3 6 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) MI Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) TIBCO Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (7.84%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (5.88%) TM1 Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Web Editor
7 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Cognos Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Chief Technology Officer
9 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Web Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Chief Information Officer
9 1 (1.96%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.96%) Parsley
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) JMS
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.96%) Equities
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
3 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) UNIX
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) MVS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
2 7 (13.73%) Web Analytics
2 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.73%) Workflow
3 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Content Management
5 4 (7.84%) DSDM
5 4 (7.84%) User Stories
6 3 (5.88%) Information Management
6 3 (5.88%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (3.92%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.92%) SEO
7 2 (3.92%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) VBA
3 7 (13.73%) Korn
4 5 (9.80%) C++
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Bourne shell
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) AWK
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) sed
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) Munin
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 4 (7.84%) Cognos
2 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Sybase
3 3 (5.88%) Alias
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Teradata
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Qualys
5 1 (1.96%) FactSet
5 1 (1.96%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.96%) FatWire
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) Charles River
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