Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 200 122 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.77% 6.15% 5.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.78% 20.30% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 76 101
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £386 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% -2.65% +4.21%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £260
90th Percentile £500 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% +16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £25.00 £16.11 £15.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.48 £17.25
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +24.68% +16.67% -26.67%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 841 601 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.48% 30.31% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 346 433
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +40.77% +12.62%
10th Percentile £12.74 £14.48 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £38.80
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £31.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -35.33% +64.30% -8.34%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 85 (42.50%) Finance
2 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (27.50%) Banking
4 54 (27.00%) SQL
5 34 (17.00%) Business Analysis
6 27 (13.50%) Java
7 26 (13.00%) Use Case
8 25 (12.50%) Project Management
9 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.50%) User Experience
10 22 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (11.00%) Change Management
11 21 (10.50%) Migration
11 21 (10.50%) User Stories
12 19 (9.50%) Process Improvement
12 19 (9.50%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (9.50%) XML
13 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
13 18 (9.00%) Retail Banking
13 18 (9.00%) JIRA
14 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (8.50%) Business Process Improvement
15 16 (8.00%) Python
15 16 (8.00%) MS Visio
16 15 (7.50%) Oracle
16 15 (7.50%) Management Information System
16 15 (7.50%) Degree
16 15 (7.50%) BDD
16 15 (7.50%) Business Change Management
16 15 (7.50%) SDLC

Analytical Skills
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 14 (7.00%) CMS
2 13 (6.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (5.50%) SAS
4 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.00%) JBoss
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.50%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.50%) Lucidchart
2 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) Firewall
1 3 (1.50%) Internet
1 3 (1.50%) SAN
1 3 (1.50%) Skype
1 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) AMQP
2 2 (1.00%) DHCP
2 2 (1.00%) DNS
2 2 (1.00%) VoIP
3 1 (0.50%) ATM
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
3 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.50%) VLAN
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.50%) PowerPivot
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.00%) Power BI
6 3 (1.50%) Big Data
6 3 (1.50%) SAS EBI
7 2 (1.00%) GIS
7 2 (1.00%) OLAP
7 2 (1.00%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.50%) MOLAP
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (9.00%) JIRA
2 10 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 9 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (4.50%) Selenium
4 8 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.00%) Maven
6 4 (2.00%) Subversion
7 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.00%) JUnit
8 2 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.50%) Ant
9 1 (0.50%) Appium
9 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (42.50%) Finance
2 55 (27.50%) Banking
3 18 (9.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.00%) Legal
5 3 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (51.00%) Analyst
2 51 (25.50%) Business Analyst
3 23 (11.50%) Developer
4 17 (8.50%) Digital Analyst
4 17 (8.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 15 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
6 14 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (7.00%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) Architect
8 10 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.50%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) User Researcher
11 5 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.50%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.50%) XML
2 13 (6.50%) Web Services
3 8 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.50%) Apache Camel
4 5 (2.50%) Java EE
4 5 (2.50%) JMS
4 5 (2.50%) JPA
5 4 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.00%) Drools
5 4 (2.00%) jBPM
5 4 (2.00%) Spring
5 4 (2.00%) XSD
6 3 (1.50%) .NET
6 3 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.50%) J2EE
7 2 (1.00%) HTML
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) JDBC
8 1 (0.50%) JSP
8 1 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) User Experience
2 15 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.50%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.50%) Equities
6 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.50%) Linux
2 12 (6.00%) Windows
3 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.00%) Unix
4 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.00%) Business Analysis
3 26 (13.00%) Use Case
4 25 (12.50%) Project Management
5 23 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.00%) Change Management
6 22 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (10.50%) Migration
7 21 (10.50%) User Stories
8 19 (9.50%) Collaborative Working
8 19 (9.50%) Process Improvement
9 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.50%) Business Process Improvement
10 15 (7.50%) BDD
10 15 (7.50%) Business Change Management
10 15 (7.50%) SDLC
11 14 (7.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.50%) Analytics
12 13 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.00%) SQL
2 27 (13.50%) Java
3 16 (8.00%) Python
4 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.50%) VB
9 2 (1.00%) R
10 1 (0.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.00%) ISEB
3 2 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.50%) ACCA
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) CIMA
4 1 (0.50%) HND
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 8 (4.00%) PMO
3 6 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.00%) GDPR
4 4 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.50%) FINREP
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Docker
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) SCCM
1 4 (2.00%) WSUS
2 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 18 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.50%) Oracle
3 13 (6.50%) Sitecore
4 12 (6.00%) Splunk
5 6 (3.00%) Teradata
6 5 (2.50%) SAP
6 5 (2.50%) VMware
7 4 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.50%) Charles River
8 3 (1.50%) Citrix
8 3 (1.50%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.50%) Dell
9 2 (1.00%) Capita
9 2 (1.00%) HP
9 2 (1.00%) NetApp
9 2 (1.00%) Remedy
9 2 (1.00%) Sophos
9 2 (1.00%) Veeam
10 1 (0.50%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) Omniture