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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 104 76 99
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 34 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.98% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.08% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 19
Median daily rate £393 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £12.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+182.35% -25.00%
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
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -12 25 £413 +26.92% 12
Glasgow -7 7 £325 -18.75%
Stirling -3 1 £275 - 1
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) Banking
4 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.48%) Retail
6 16 (19.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (16.87%) JIRA
8 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.46%) BDD
8 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
9 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Selenium
10 10 (12.05%) Migration
10 10 (12.05%) Linux
11 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (10.84%) SAS
11 9 (10.84%) HP
11 9 (10.84%) Retail Banking
11 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (10.84%) User Stories
12 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
12 8 (9.64%) WebDriver
12 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
12 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk
13 7 (8.43%) ISEB
13 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.43%) Data Management
14 6 (7.23%) Change Management
14 6 (7.23%) Oracle

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 9 (10.84%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) LAN
2 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) BGP
3 1 (1.20%) Broadband
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.20%) MPLS
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) OSPF
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) OLAP
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) JIRA
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 8 (9.64%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Banking
3 17 (20.48%) Retail
4 9 (10.84%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
1 4 (4.82%) HTML
2 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) HTML5
3 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.20%) iSeries
4 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (14.46%) BDD
3 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
3 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.25%) Manual Testing
5 10 (12.05%) Migration
6 9 (10.84%) User Stories
7 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
8 7 (8.43%) Data Management
8 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.23%) Change Management
9 6 (7.23%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (7.23%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.02%) BPMN
10 5 (6.02%) ETL
10 5 (6.02%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Java
2 5 (6.02%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) RPG
4 1 (1.20%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.20%) VBA
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.43%) ISEB
3 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) FINREP
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) HP
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Informatica
5 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.20%) Planview
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas
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