Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 29 108 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.23% 5.37% 4.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 18.95% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 71
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £260 £143 £288
90th Percentile £599 £556 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.46% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -27.86% +18.64% +22.92%

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 174 570 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.40% 28.33% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 260 363
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £207 £168 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £58.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.71% +100.00% -46.15%
10th Percentile £48.45 £16.30 £12.20
90th Percentile £69.15 £43.65 £22.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% +80.00% -22.22%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 15 (51.72%) Public Sector
2 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (31.03%) Service Design
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Actionable Insight
5 7 (24.14%) Usability Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Customer Insight
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) Actionable Customer Insight
5 7 (24.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 7 (24.14%) Workshop Facilitation
5 7 (24.14%) Requirements Gathering
5 7 (24.14%) Guerrilla Research
6 6 (20.69%) Ergonomics
6 6 (20.69%) Human Factors
6 6 (20.69%) Ethnography
6 6 (20.69%) User Stories
7 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.24%) Azure
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) SAP
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (13.79%) Tableau
8 4 (13.79%) Data Virtualisation
9 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements

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 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.45%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Tableau
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Parquet
4 2 (6.90%) Power BI
4 2 (6.90%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 15 (51.72%) Public Sector
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) User Researcher
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) WSO2 Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Statistician
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Kafka
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Avro
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Service Design
3 8 (27.59%) Actionable Insight
4 7 (24.14%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 7 (24.14%) Customer Insight
4 7 (24.14%) Guerrilla Research
4 7 (24.14%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (24.14%) Usability Testing
4 7 (24.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 7 (24.14%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (20.69%) Ergonomics
5 6 (20.69%) Ethnography
5 6 (20.69%) Human Factors
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) APMP
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GDPR
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) WSO2
4 2 (6.90%) StreamSets
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica