Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 157 163 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.32% 6.14% 6.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.98% 22.51% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 104
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £297 £319 £290
90th Percentile £516 £515 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.83% +29.62% -16.76%
10th Percentile £18.35 £12.40 £15.72
90th Percentile £33.25 £32.60 £35.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £24.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.29% -21.31% +71.83%

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 827 724 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.04% 27.26% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 396 427
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £395 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -4.24% +8.55%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +89.69% -9.63%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.75 £10.78
90th Percentile £20.38 £43.39 £49.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% -26.67% +102.70%

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 24 September 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

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 70 (44.59%) Finance
2 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.30%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (28.66%) Banking
4 34 (21.66%) SQL
5 16 (10.19%) Project Management
6 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.92%) Java
7 14 (8.92%) Oracle
7 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.28%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.28%) Migration
8 13 (8.28%) SAS
9 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (6.37%) Python
10 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.37%) Decision-Making
10 10 (6.37%) Analytics
10 10 (6.37%) User Experience
11 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (5.73%) R
11 9 (5.73%) ETL
11 9 (5.73%) Degree
11 9 (5.73%) JIRA
11 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
12 8 (5.10%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.10%) HTML
13 7 (4.46%) JavaScript

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 13 (8.28%) SAS
2 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) Blackboard Learn
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.64%) Moodle
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.91%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.64%) EViews
5 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.91%) SMTP
3 2 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
1 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
1 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.82%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.18%) Big Data
4 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.91%) QlikView
5 3 (1.91%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.27%) MS Access
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) JIRA
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.91%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (44.59%) Finance
2 45 (28.66%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Analyst
2 27 (17.20%) Business Analyst
3 18 (11.46%) Developer
4 9 (5.73%) Data Analyst
4 9 (5.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (3.82%) Data Scientist
5 6 (3.82%) Telephony Manager
5 6 (3.82%) Telephony Project Manager
5 6 (3.82%) Test Leader
6 5 (3.18%) Consultant
6 5 (3.18%) Designer
6 5 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (3.18%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (3.18%) UX Designer
7 4 (2.55%) Architect
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (1.91%) Java Developer
8 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (1.91%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) HTML
2 6 (3.82%) .NET
2 6 (3.82%) LDAP
3 5 (3.18%) CSS
3 5 (3.18%) Spring
4 3 (1.91%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.27%) Bokeh
5 2 (1.27%) D3.js
5 2 (1.27%) ggplot
5 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.27%) iBATIS
5 2 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.27%) J2EE
5 2 (1.27%) PostGIS
5 2 (1.27%) Seaborn
6 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) Vert.x
6 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) User Experience
2 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.82%) PKI
4 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.27%) Blog
5 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.27%) Equities
5 2 (1.27%) Fintech
5 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.27%) VLE
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.64%) BYOD
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.46%) Linux
2 5 (3.18%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Unix
3 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Solaris
4 1 (0.64%) VMS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (29.30%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (10.19%) Project Management
3 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
5 13 (8.28%) Data Analysis
5 13 (8.28%) Migration
6 10 (6.37%) Analytics
6 10 (6.37%) Decision-Making
6 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.73%) ETL
7 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.10%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.46%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (4.46%) BDD
9 7 (4.46%) Coaching
9 7 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.46%) Machine Learning
9 7 (4.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) SQL
2 14 (8.92%) Java
3 10 (6.37%) Python
4 9 (5.73%) R
5 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.18%) C#
8 3 (1.91%) C++
8 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.27%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) C
10 1 (0.64%) Java 8
10 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) PhD
3 2 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (1.27%) CISA
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.27%) CISM
3 2 (1.27%) CISSP
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.91%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) IFRS
4 2 (1.27%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.64%) COREP
5 1 (0.64%) EMIR
5 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) NFS
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Ansible
1 3 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.64%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.64%) Mesos
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.64%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
1 14 (8.92%) Oracle
2 5 (3.18%) Teradata
3 4 (2.55%) IBM
3 4 (2.55%) Informatica
3 4 (2.55%) Talend
4 3 (1.91%) Ab Initio
4 3 (1.91%) Datameer
4 3 (1.91%) Symantec
4 3 (1.91%) Tableau
4 3 (1.91%) Vermilion
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos
5 2 (1.27%) NetApp
5 2 (1.27%) Thales
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.64%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.64%) FNZ
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter