Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 125 200 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.34% 6.92% 6.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.39% 24.27% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 113 77
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £301 £258
90th Percentile £570 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% +15.15%
Scotland median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.92% +26.32% -5.00%

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 812 824 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.21% 28.50% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 439 375
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +4.30%
10th Percentile £258 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +55.84% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.41 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £31.75 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% +12.00%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 53 (42.40%) Finance
2 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (29.60%) Banking
4 33 (26.40%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (24.00%) SQL
6 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.40%) Java
7 13 (10.40%) JIRA
8 12 (9.60%) Project Management
9 11 (8.80%) Oracle
9 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (8.00%) Python
10 10 (8.00%) ETL
10 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.00%) Coaching
11 9 (7.20%) R
11 9 (7.20%) SAS
11 9 (7.20%) C#
11 9 (7.20%) Migration
11 9 (7.20%) Degree
11 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking
12 8 (6.40%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
12 8 (6.40%) .NET
12 8 (6.40%) Analytics
13 7 (5.60%) User Experience
13 7 (5.60%) PMO
13 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence

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 9 (7.20%) SAS
2 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) Moodle
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.20%) Chatbot
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.80%) EViews
5 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.80%) assyst
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 3 (2.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.20%) SAN
3 3 (2.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
2 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.00%) Big Data
3 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.40%) QlikView
4 3 (2.40%) Spotfire
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.60%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.60%) MS Access
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.80%) MySQL
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) JIRA
2 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.80%) Hudson
6 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (42.40%) Finance
2 37 (29.60%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Analyst
2 22 (17.60%) Developer
3 19 (15.20%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.60%) Data Analyst
4 7 (5.60%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (4.00%) Data Scientist
5 5 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (4.00%) Telephony Manager
5 5 (4.00%) Telephony Project Manager
6 4 (3.20%) Consultant
6 4 (3.20%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (3.20%) Test Leader
7 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (2.40%) Product Manager
7 3 (2.40%) Report Developer
7 3 (2.40%) Software Developer
7 3 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) HTML
2 5 (4.00%) Spring
3 3 (2.40%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.60%) Bokeh
4 2 (1.60%) CSS
4 2 (1.60%) D3.js
4 2 (1.60%) ggplot
4 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.60%) iBATIS
4 2 (1.60%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.60%) J2EE
4 2 (1.60%) PostGIS
4 2 (1.60%) Seaborn
4 2 (1.60%) WPF
5 1 (0.80%) jQuery
5 1 (0.80%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) RESTful
5 1 (0.80%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.60%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.60%) Blog
4 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.60%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) VLE
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.80%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.80%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.80%) VMS
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.40%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (9.60%) Project Management
4 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.00%) Coaching
5 10 (8.00%) ETL
5 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.20%) Migration
7 8 (6.40%) Analytics
7 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.40%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (5.60%) BDD
8 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.60%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.60%) Time Management
9 6 (4.80%) Mathematics
9 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.80%) Statistics
9 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) SQL
2 13 (10.40%) Java
3 10 (8.00%) Python
4 9 (7.20%) C#
4 9 (7.20%) R
5 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.40%) C++
9 2 (1.60%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.60%) VBA
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) Java 8
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) PhD
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) PMO
2 5 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.60%) IFRS
4 2 (1.60%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.80%) COREP
5 1 (0.80%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) XenApp
2 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.60%) XenServer
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.80%) NFS
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Ansible
1 3 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) Mesos
3 1 (0.80%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.80%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Informatica
3 5 (4.00%) Talend
3 5 (4.00%) Vermilion
4 4 (3.20%) IBM
5 3 (2.40%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.40%) Datameer
5 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.40%) Symantec
5 3 (2.40%) Tableau
5 3 (2.40%) Teradata
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix
6 2 (1.60%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.80%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.80%) Brocade
7 1 (0.80%) CA
7 1 (0.80%) Planview
7 1 (0.80%) Splunk
7 1 (0.80%) Thales