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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 100 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 25 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.74% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.83% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 21
Median daily rate £393 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £19.12 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+88.30% -15.96%
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
2124 3113 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.02% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1622 1358
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 19 £400 +16.36% 8
Glasgow +1 5 £325 +8.33% 1
Stirling +3 1 £275 - 1
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) SQL
3 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.46%) JIRA
5 18 (22.22%) BDD
5 18 (22.22%) Banking
6 15 (18.52%) Retail
6 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Linux
8 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
8 13 (16.05%) Manual Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.81%) User Stories
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.35%) Selenium
11 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
11 9 (11.11%) ISTQB
11 9 (11.11%) Python
11 9 (11.11%) Java
12 8 (9.88%) ISEB
12 8 (9.88%) HP
12 8 (9.88%) Migration
12 8 (9.88%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (9.88%) Credit Risk
12 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
12 8 (9.88%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (8.64%) Defect Management
13 7 (8.64%) Change Management
13 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (8.64%) SAS

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 7 (8.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Broadband
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) BGP
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.23%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) MPLS
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) OSPF
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) GIS
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) OLAP
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) JIRA
2 10 (12.35%) Selenium
3 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 15 (18.52%) Retail
4 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.23%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) AIX
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.22%) BDD
3 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Manual Testing
5 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 12 (14.81%) User Stories
6 8 (9.88%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Migration
7 7 (8.64%) Change Management
7 7 (8.64%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.41%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.17%) ETL
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Java
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.23%) RPG
4 1 (1.23%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
4 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.88%) ISEB
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) MCSA
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) FINREP
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) HP
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas
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