The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £204 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 15.15% 11.54% 16.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% 12.00% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £204 £458 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.51% +98.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £452 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £464 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.80 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.02% +2.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32 25 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 96.97% 96.15% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 30
Median daily rate £325 £465 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.10% +102.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £40.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £47.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Conflict Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Conflict Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft