The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 70 36
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 62 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.03% 2.06% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 2.41% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 41
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
10th Percentile £305 £336 £290
90th Percentile £575 £525 £497
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.49 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -64.65% -  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1021 1162 1185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 82.87% 85.50% 82.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 2434 1953
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £650 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
10th Percentile £14.13 £10.91 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.39 £43.75 £43.75
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +22.95%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 30 (31.25%) SAS
3 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (22.92%) SQL
4 22 (22.92%) Banking
5 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 18 (18.75%) Statistics
6 18 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 18 (18.75%) Python
7 16 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 16 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 16 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
8 15 (15.63%) Big Data
9 14 (14.58%) R
9 14 (14.58%) Tableau
9 14 (14.58%) Degree
10 13 (13.54%) Google
10 13 (13.54%) Google Analytics
10 13 (13.54%) Data Analytics
10 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (13.54%) User Experience
11 12 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
11 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 12 (12.50%) Retail
11 12 (12.50%) Data Management
12 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (10.42%) Project Management
12 10 (10.42%) Applied Mathematics
13 9 (9.38%) Retail Banking

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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 30 (31.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.17%) UserZoom
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) IPsec
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) VLAN
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Big Data
2 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.33%) QlikView
5 7 (7.29%) Spotfire
6 5 (5.21%) HBase
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.13%) MOLAP
7 3 (3.13%) OLAP
8 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.08%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.04%) Looker
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 4 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (3.13%) ERwin
3 2 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 22 (22.92%) Banking
3 12 (12.50%) Retail
4 9 (9.38%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.29%) Marketing
6 5 (5.21%) Law
7 4 (4.17%) Publishing
8 2 (2.08%) Advertising
9 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
3 8 (8.33%) Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Consultant
4 7 (7.29%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) User Experience Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Data Scientist
7 4 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Test Data Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Big Data Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Head of Strategy
8 3 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) CSS
1 8 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (3.13%) jQuery
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) J2EE
5 1 (1.04%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.04%) Sass
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.54%) User Experience
3 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Blog
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Unix
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Data Analysis
2 18 (18.75%) Machine Learning
2 18 (18.75%) Statistics
3 16 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 16 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
4 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.54%) Data Analytics
5 12 (12.50%) Data Management
5 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 10 (10.42%) Applied Mathematics
6 10 (10.42%) Project Management
7 9 (9.38%) Data Extraction
7 9 (9.38%) ETL
7 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.33%) Econometrics
8 8 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 7 (7.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) SQL
2 18 (18.75%) Python
3 16 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 14 (14.58%) R
5 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.21%) Java
6 5 (5.21%) VBA
7 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) Scala
8 2 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) PhD
3 6 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.13%) CEH
4 3 (3.13%) CISSP
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) APMP
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) FATCA
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Tableau
2 13 (13.54%) Google
3 8 (8.33%) Splunk
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) ClickTale
6 2 (2.08%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.08%) Cognos
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.08%) Twitter
7 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) FireEye
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.04%) Pega
7 1 (1.04%) Talend
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.04%) Trillium
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