Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 113 191 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.42% 6.63% 6.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.87% 23.73% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 114 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -2.64%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £264
90th Percentile £600 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £108.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +457.69% +18.18%
Scotland median hourly rate £26.38 £24.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.90% +23.08% +6.85%

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 670 805 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.19% 27.92% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 447 310
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £212
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +20.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.28 £18.27 £14.48
90th Percentile £46.63 £130.25 £52.15
Scotland median hourly rate £21.56 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.23% +6.58%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (23.01%) SQL
5 18 (15.93%) Banking
6 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.50%) Project Management
7 13 (11.50%) JIRA
8 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.85%) CRM
9 10 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (8.85%) Oracle
9 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (8.85%) Degree
9 10 (8.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 10 (8.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (7.96%) C#
10 9 (7.96%) SAS
11 8 (7.08%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.08%) PMO
11 8 (7.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.19%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.19%) ETL
12 7 (6.19%) Java
12 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
13 6 (5.31%) .NET
13 6 (5.31%) 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 9 (7.96%) SAS
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.88%) EViews
6 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 10 (8.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) Big Data
4 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.77%) OLAP
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.65%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.77%) JMeter
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.77%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (7.08%) Report Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Salesforce Developer
5 7 (6.19%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.65%) Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Junior
8 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Report Developer
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) .NET
1 6 (5.31%) SOAP
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
3 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.77%) Bokeh
4 2 (1.77%) D3.js
4 2 (1.77%) ggplot
4 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.77%) iBATIS
4 2 (1.77%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
4 2 (1.77%) Seaborn
4 2 (1.77%) Spring
4 2 (1.77%) WPF
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) HTML5
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.65%) User Experience
3 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Blog
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.88%) Fintech
4 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Robotics
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
1 4 (3.54%) Unix
2 3 (2.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) VMS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (11.50%) Project Management
4 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.85%) CRM
6 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.08%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) ETL
8 7 (6.19%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
9 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (5.31%) Time Management
9 6 (5.31%) Workshop Facilitation
10 5 (4.42%) Analytics
10 5 (4.42%) Coaching
10 5 (4.42%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) C#
3 7 (6.19%) Java
4 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.54%) Python
6 4 (3.54%) R
7 3 (2.65%) C++
7 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.65%) VBA
8 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.88%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.77%) PhD
4 1 (0.88%) CEH
4 1 (0.88%) CISA
4 1 (0.88%) CISM
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) PMO
2 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.77%) IFRS
3 2 (1.77%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.77%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) EMIR
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) XenApp
1 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
1 2 (1.77%) XenServer
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) NFS
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Control-M
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle
2 10 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.42%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.77%) Informatica
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.88%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.88%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.88%) Datameer
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) Talend
6 1 (0.88%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) UiPath
6 1 (0.88%) Xamarin