The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 309 306 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.69% 22.57% 34.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.68% 23.65% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 200 308
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1294 1384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.26% 95.43% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 715 739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 190 (38.62%) Finance
2 163 (33.13%) Banking
3 91 (18.50%) Business Analysis
4 87 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (15.85%) Retail
7 70 (14.23%) SQL
8 61 (12.40%) Retail Banking
9 59 (11.99%) Migration
10 50 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (8.33%) SAS
13 40 (8.13%) Asset Management
13 40 (8.13%) Data Analysis
14 38 (7.72%) Windows
14 38 (7.72%) Microsoft
15 35 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
16 33 (6.71%) Analytics
16 33 (6.71%) Disclosure Scotland
17 32 (6.50%) Oracle
18 30 (6.10%) Test Scripting
19 28 (5.69%) Project Management
20 26 (5.28%) ITIL
21 24 (4.88%) MS Visio
22 23 (4.67%) Credit Risk
23 22 (4.47%) Test Automation
23 22 (4.47%) Java
24 21 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
24 21 (4.27%) Data Management
24 21 (4.27%) User Stories

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 41 (8.33%) SAS
2 10 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.61%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.20%) Moodle
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 21 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.81%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) SessionCam
2 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.41%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.41%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) Sonata
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) SSL
3 2 (0.41%) DHCP
3 2 (0.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) VPN
3 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.20%) IPsec
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) VLAN
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.05%) Big Data
3 13 (2.64%) Hadoop
3 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.02%) QlikView
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.81%) Spotfire
8 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.61%) GIS
8 3 (0.61%) HBase
8 3 (0.61%) MOLAP
8 3 (0.61%) OLAP
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) DataStage
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.46%) JIRA
2 12 (2.44%) Selenium
3 9 (1.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.81%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.61%) JMeter
6 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.41%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.20%) Calabash
8 1 (0.20%) ERwin
8 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.20%) Protractor
8 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 190 (38.62%) Finance
2 163 (33.13%) Banking
3 78 (15.85%) Retail
4 61 (12.40%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.24%) Legal
6 8 (1.63%) Front Office
7 7 (1.42%) Back Office
7 7 (1.42%) Marketing
8 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Law
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.44%) Web Services
2 8 (1.63%) HTML
2 8 (1.63%) XML
3 6 (1.22%) CSS
4 3 (0.61%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) RESTful
4 3 (0.61%) WSDL
4 3 (0.61%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.41%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) Ajax
6 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) Hystrix
6 1 (0.20%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.20%) Spring
6 1 (0.20%) Swagger
6 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.67%) Credit Risk
3 8 (1.63%) User Experience
4 7 (1.42%) Fixed Income
4 7 (1.42%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.22%) Derivative
5 6 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.22%) Market Risk
6 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.81%) EMC VNX
7 3 (0.61%) Clustering
7 3 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.72%) Windows
2 19 (3.86%) Linux
3 13 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.03%) Unix
7 9 (1.83%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.50%) Business Analysis
2 87 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (11.99%) Migration
5 42 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (8.13%) Asset Management
6 40 (8.13%) Data Analysis
7 33 (6.71%) Analytics
8 30 (6.10%) Test Scripting
9 28 (5.69%) Project Management
10 26 (5.28%) ITIL
11 22 (4.47%) Test Automation
12 21 (4.27%) Data Management
12 21 (4.27%) User Stories
13 20 (4.07%) BDD
13 20 (4.07%) Change Management
13 20 (4.07%) Data Modelling
14 18 (3.66%) Scenario Testing
15 16 (3.25%) Scrum
16 15 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.23%) SQL
2 22 (4.47%) Java
3 16 (3.25%) Python
4 12 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.22%) MATLAB
5 6 (1.22%) VB
5 6 (1.22%) VBA
6 5 (1.02%) C#
6 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.61%) Delphi
9 2 (0.41%) JCL
9 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.20%) ABAP
10 1 (0.20%) Dart
10 1 (0.20%) RPG
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.64%) Degree
1 13 (2.64%) ISEB
2 10 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.81%) PhD
6 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) APMP
7 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.61%) CIMA
7 3 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.41%) MCITP
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (3.86%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.24%) PMO
4 8 (1.63%) MiFID
5 6 (1.22%) SLA
6 4 (0.81%) GDPR
6 4 (0.81%) QA
7 3 (0.61%) EMIR
7 3 (0.61%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) IFRS
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.22%) XenApp
2 6 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.81%) BitLocker
3 4 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (2.64%) SCCM
2 9 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) DameWare
3 2 (0.41%) QRadar
4 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.20%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.50%) Oracle
3 16 (3.25%) Teradata
4 10 (2.03%) Tableau
5 9 (1.83%) Citrix
6 8 (1.63%) HP
7 6 (1.22%) IBM
7 6 (1.22%) SAP
8 5 (1.02%) arcserve
8 5 (1.02%) Cisco
8 5 (1.02%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.02%) EMC
8 5 (1.02%) Google
8 5 (1.02%) TSYS
8 5 (1.02%) VMware
9 4 (0.81%) ClickTale
9 4 (0.81%) Mitel
9 4 (0.81%) Splunk
10 3 (0.61%) Charles River
10 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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