Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 21 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 114 198 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.83% 6.56% 5.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.59% 23.71% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 97 58
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £312 £291 £263
90th Percentile £551 £505 £505
Scotland median daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £18.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.45% +5.91%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +24.18% +1.11% -36.62%

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 687 835 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.11% 27.67% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 420 346
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £411 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +6.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £306 £285 £213
90th Percentile £591 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +6.52% +6.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -60.24% +174.36%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.60 £18.18
90th Percentile £46.88 £36.38 £48.71
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -57.83% +7.79%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 58 (50.88%) Finance
2 48 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.82%) Banking
5 25 (21.93%) SQL
6 18 (15.79%) JIRA
7 16 (14.04%) IBM
8 15 (13.16%) XML
8 15 (13.16%) Project Management
9 14 (12.28%) Java
9 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.40%) Migration
10 13 (11.40%) QA
11 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (10.53%) Python
12 11 (9.65%) Degree
12 11 (9.65%) Service Design
13 10 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
13 10 (8.77%) Web Services
13 10 (8.77%) Oracle
14 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
14 9 (7.89%) Windows
14 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (7.89%) WebSphere
14 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.02%) User Stories
15 8 (7.02%) IT Strategy
15 8 (7.02%) Use Case

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 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.39%) SAS
3 4 (3.51%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) Drupal
5 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.75%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Sonata
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) GitHub
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.51%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) BIG-IP
1 3 (2.63%) DNS
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) DMZ
2 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) Skype
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) DB2
2 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) Power BI
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.75%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.75%) Impala
5 2 (1.75%) Informix
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.75%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) JIRA
2 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.02%) ERwin
3 8 (7.02%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.63%) JMeter
5 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.75%) GitLab
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 58 (50.88%) Finance
2 34 (29.82%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Legal
4 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Military
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Business Analyst
2 14 (12.28%) Consultant
3 12 (10.53%) Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
5 5 (4.39%) Test Leader
6 4 (3.51%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Product Analyst
6 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Data Scientist
7 3 (2.63%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Middle Office Business Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Product Business Analyst
7 3 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (1.75%) Power BI Developer
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (1.75%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) XML
2 10 (8.77%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) Spring
4 5 (4.39%) HTML
4 5 (4.39%) JSON
5 4 (3.51%) CSS
6 3 (2.63%) HTML5
7 2 (1.75%) .NET
7 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.75%) Bokeh
7 2 (1.75%) CSS3
7 2 (1.75%) D3.js
7 2 (1.75%) EJB
7 2 (1.75%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.75%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.75%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.75%) JDBC
7 2 (1.75%) JMS
7 2 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.75%) PKI
3 2 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
4 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.88%) Podcast
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Unix
3 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.16%) Project Management
4 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
5 13 (11.40%) Migration
6 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.65%) Service Design
8 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.02%) IT Strategy
9 8 (7.02%) OO
9 8 (7.02%) SOA
9 8 (7.02%) UML
9 8 (7.02%) Use Case
9 8 (7.02%) User Stories
10 7 (6.14%) Analytics
10 7 (6.14%) Coaching
10 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) Java
3 12 (10.53%) Python
4 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.51%) C#
7 3 (2.63%) R
7 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.88%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) CISM
2 3 (2.63%) CISSP
2 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.63%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.75%) APMP
4 1 (0.88%) CEH
4 1 (0.88%) CISA
4 1 (0.88%) GIAC
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) OSCP
4 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) PMO
3 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.75%) COBIT
4 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Firmware
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.75%) vRealize
2 2 (1.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (1.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) Oozie
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) IBM
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.63%) EMC
5 3 (2.63%) F5
5 3 (2.63%) SAP
5 3 (2.63%) Splunk
6 2 (1.75%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) Citrix
6 2 (1.75%) Dell
6 2 (1.75%) McAfee
6 2 (1.75%) NetApp
6 2 (1.75%) Remedy
6 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.75%) Tableau
6 2 (1.75%) Tealium