The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 99 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 28 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 1.94% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.04% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 21
Median daily rate £363 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £20.74 £22.83
% change year-on-year
+61.56% -9.16%
Senior Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2037 3032 2617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.31% 95.08% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1588 1410
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 22 £400 +12.67% 7
Glasgow -4 4 £325 +8.33% 4
West Lothian +6 2 £338 -
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) BDD
5 16 (23.53%) JIRA
6 14 (20.59%) User Stories
7 13 (19.12%) Java
7 13 (19.12%) Linux
7 13 (19.12%) Python
8 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
10 10 (14.71%) Banking
10 10 (14.71%) Retail
11 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.24%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
13 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.29%) Change Management
13 7 (10.29%) ISEB
13 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Oracle
14 6 (8.82%) GIS
14 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Selenium
15 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) GIS
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Selenium
3 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.47%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
2 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
1 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) AIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) BDD
3 14 (20.59%) User Stories
4 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
4 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
6 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.35%) Defect Management
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Test Planning
10 3 (4.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) C++
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) RPG
4 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.29%) ISEB
3 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) MCTS
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) HP
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas