Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 42 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 113 125 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.72% 4.29% 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.29% 15.84% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £398 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% - -
10th Percentile £135 £313 £301
90th Percentile £556 £570 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £20.50
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% +22.92% +26.32%

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 557 789 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.20% 27.06% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 374 423
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £153 £243 £262
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -46.15% +71.05%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.20 £16.13
90th Percentile £42.18 £18.63 £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +34.29% -22.22% +7.14%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019, 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 48 (42.48%) Finance
2 42 (37.17%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (34.51%) Banking
4 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (26.55%) SQL
6 26 (23.01%) Public Sector
7 20 (17.70%) Data Analysis
8 19 (16.81%) XML
8 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 18 (15.93%) QA
10 16 (14.16%) JIRA
11 15 (13.27%) Data Modelling
12 14 (12.39%) IBM
12 14 (12.39%) Oracle
12 14 (12.39%) Degree
13 13 (11.50%) Web Services
14 12 (10.62%) Java
14 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.62%) Analytics
14 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
14 12 (10.62%) Service Design
15 11 (9.73%) Data Quality
15 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.73%) UML
15 11 (9.73%) OO
15 11 (9.73%) Python
15 11 (9.73%) PowerDesigner
15 11 (9.73%) ERwin
15 11 (9.73%) SOA
15 11 (9.73%) Eclipse

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 10 (8.85%) SAS
2 5 (4.42%) Confluence
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.42%) Sketch
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe XD
4 3 (2.65%) Figma
4 3 (2.65%) InVision
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Sonata
2 2 (1.77%) assyst
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Azure
2 6 (5.31%) AWS
3 5 (4.42%) GitHub
3 5 (4.42%) PaaS
3 5 (4.42%) SaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Office 365
4 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) DMZ
1 2 (1.77%) DNS
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
1 2 (1.77%) NAS
1 2 (1.77%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.31%) DB2
4 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.65%) Big Data
6 3 (2.65%) Impala
6 3 (2.65%) Power BI
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.77%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.88%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) JIRA
2 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.73%) Eclipse
3 11 (9.73%) ERwin
3 11 (9.73%) PowerDesigner
4 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.31%) Selenium
5 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.54%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (2.65%) JUnit
8 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.77%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (42.48%) Finance
2 39 (34.51%) Banking
3 26 (23.01%) Public Sector
4 11 (9.73%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.31%) Retail
6 4 (3.54%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 2 (1.77%) Military
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Analyst
2 14 (12.39%) Consultant
2 14 (12.39%) Data Analyst
3 10 (8.85%) Developer
4 6 (5.31%) Architect
4 6 (5.31%) Designer
5 5 (4.42%) Data Engineer
5 5 (4.42%) IT Support
5 5 (4.42%) UX Designer
6 4 (3.54%) Programmer
6 4 (3.54%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.65%) Test Engineer
7 3 (2.65%) Test Leader
7 3 (2.65%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) XML
2 13 (11.50%) Web Services
3 8 (7.08%) JSON
4 5 (4.42%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.42%) RESTful
5 4 (3.54%) React
6 3 (2.65%) .NET
6 3 (2.65%) Node.js
6 3 (2.65%) XSD
7 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Django
8 1 (0.88%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) User Experience
2 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
4 2 (1.77%) Replication
4 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.77%) Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.70%) Data Analysis
4 15 (13.27%) Data Modelling
5 12 (10.62%) Analytics
5 12 (10.62%) Service Design
5 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.73%) OO
6 11 (9.73%) SOA
6 11 (9.73%) UML
6 11 (9.73%) Use Case
7 10 (8.85%) Decision-Making
7 10 (8.85%) Project Management
7 10 (8.85%) Wealth Management
8 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.08%) Migration
10 7 (6.19%) ITIL
10 7 (6.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 6 (5.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) Java
3 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.73%) Python
4 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.54%) C#
5 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.54%) VBA
6 2 (1.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.77%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.88%) ABAP
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.88%) R
7 1 (0.88%) Scala
7 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CIPD
3 1 (0.88%) CISA
3 1 (0.88%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) QA
2 11 (9.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.77%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.77%) Firmware
3 2 (1.77%) HDFS
3 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.77%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.77%) Control-M
2 2 (1.77%) Oozie
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.77%) vRealize
2 2 (1.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (1.77%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) Ambari
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) IBM
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) Adobe
4 6 (5.31%) Teradata
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
5 5 (4.42%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.54%) Cognos
6 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 2 (1.77%) CommVault
8 2 (1.77%) Dell
8 2 (1.77%) EMC
8 2 (1.77%) McAfee
8 2 (1.77%) NetApp
8 2 (1.77%) Remedy
8 2 (1.77%) Tealium
8 2 (1.77%) Workday