Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 64 111 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.88% 4.70% 6.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.82% 16.97% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 60 100
Median daily rate £381 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £248 £312 £288
90th Percentile £570 £550 £489
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £18.49 - £18.50
10th Percentile £18.24 - £16.75
90th Percentile £18.74 - £31.85
Scotland median hourly rate £18.49 £26.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -30.23% +16.48% +1.11%

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 340 654 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.25% 27.71% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 320 416
Median daily rate £428 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +4.94% +3.85%
10th Percentile £175 £288 £266
90th Percentile £584 £588 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £26.75 £21.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.40% +24.64% -60.24%
10th Percentile £17.37 £13.75 £12.60
90th Percentile £45.68 £46.88 £36.38
Median hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +50.00% -57.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) Public Sector
3 25 (39.06%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (37.50%) SQL
5 19 (29.69%) Scrum
5 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
6 18 (28.13%) JIRA
7 17 (26.56%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) Selenium
8 14 (21.88%) User Experience
8 14 (21.88%) Linux
9 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.75%) HTML
10 12 (18.75%) CSS
10 12 (18.75%) jQuery
11 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
11 11 (17.19%) Finance
11 11 (17.19%) Postman
12 10 (15.63%) WCAG
12 10 (15.63%) Kanban
12 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
12 10 (15.63%) Sass
12 10 (15.63%) User Stories
12 10 (15.63%) Grunt
13 9 (14.06%) DevOps
13 9 (14.06%) Analytical Thinking
13 9 (14.06%) BDD
13 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
13 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
13 9 (14.06%) WAI

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 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Sketch
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.56%) InVision
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) assyst
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Boomi
2 2 (3.13%) Azure
2 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 2 (3.13%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) GIS
1 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.13%) Power BI
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) JIRA
2 17 (26.56%) Selenium
3 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.19%) Postman
4 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 10 (15.63%) Grunt
5 8 (12.50%) Subversion
6 7 (10.94%) Axure RP
7 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.13%) Balsamiq
8 2 (3.13%) JMeter
8 2 (3.13%) RStudio
9 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.56%) Gatling
9 1 (1.56%) JUnit
9 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (53.13%) Public Sector
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Marketing
6 3 (4.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Designer
3 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) UI Designer
5 9 (14.06%) Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Interface Designer
8 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Tester
9 4 (6.25%) UX Designer
10 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.13%) Copywriter
11 2 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) UI Developer
11 2 (3.13%) WSO2 Developer
12 1 (1.56%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) CSS
1 12 (18.75%) HTML
1 12 (18.75%) jQuery
2 10 (15.63%) Sass
3 8 (12.50%) CSS3
4 7 (10.94%) HTML5
5 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.69%) JSON
5 3 (4.69%) Spring
6 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.13%) OAuth
6 2 (3.13%) OAuth2
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Shiny
6 2 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) .NET
7 1 (1.56%) Django
7 1 (1.56%) Middleware
7 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.13%) W3C
3 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.56%) AS400
3 1 (1.56%) iSeries
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (29.69%) Scrum
3 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.63%) Kanban
4 10 (15.63%) User Stories
5 9 (14.06%) Analytical Thinking
5 9 (14.06%) BDD
5 9 (14.06%) DevOps
5 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.50%) API Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
7 7 (10.94%) Project Delivery
8 6 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Wireframes
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) R
7 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) WCAG
2 9 (14.06%) WAI
3 6 (9.38%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) GDPR
5 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Dell
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) WSO2
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Tableau
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Veracode