Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 +39 -30
Contract jobs citing Analytics 110 121 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.71% 4.34% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 5.12% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £373 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £199 £300 £313
90th Percentile £475 £558 £531
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £26.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.75 £24.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +57.29% -44.19% -

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,631 2,365 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.68% 84.77% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,379 1,077
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £545 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -14.46% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.22 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.96 £37.52 £47.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%

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

Analytics
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

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
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 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 46 (41.82%) Finance
2 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.36%) SQL
5 25 (22.73%) Python
6 24 (21.82%) Data Analytics
7 21 (19.09%) CSS
7 21 (19.09%) Java
8 20 (18.18%) Banking
8 20 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (17.27%) Google
10 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
10 17 (15.45%) SAS
11 16 (14.55%) HTML
11 16 (14.55%) Google Analytics
11 16 (14.55%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (12.73%) .NET
13 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
13 14 (12.73%) User Experience
14 13 (11.82%) React
14 13 (11.82%) Decision-Making
14 13 (11.82%) Scrum
14 13 (11.82%) Hadoop
15 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (10.91%) Web Analytics
16 11 (10.00%) Data Analysis
16 11 (10.00%) Marketing

Analytics
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 17 (15.45%) SAS
2 11 (10.00%) CMS
3 7 (6.36%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.45%) Apache
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
5 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.82%) nginx
6 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) InVision
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.91%) EViews
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.73%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.73%) SessionCam
3 2 (1.82%) Actimize
4 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.55%) Google Analytics
3 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.27%) OpenShift
5 6 (5.45%) Datadog
5 6 (5.45%) npm
5 6 (5.45%) SaaS
5 6 (5.45%) Yarn
6 5 (4.55%) AdWords
6 5 (4.55%) Google Tag Manager
6 5 (4.55%) IaaS
6 5 (4.55%) PaaS
7 3 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) Network Security
2 1 (0.91%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.27%) MySQL
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.64%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (2.73%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.73%) Power BI
6 3 (2.73%) QlikView
6 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.73%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.82%) Big Data
7 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) MS Access
7 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.27%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.45%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.45%) Babel
3 6 (5.45%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.45%) IBM UrbanCode
3 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.45%) Mocha
3 6 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.45%) Selenium
3 6 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (5.45%) webpack
4 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.64%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.73%) JIRA
6 2 (1.82%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 2 (1.82%) RSpec
General
1 46 (41.82%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) Analyst
3 9 (8.18%) Data Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) Architect
4 7 (6.36%) Designer
5 6 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (5.45%) React Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.73%) SAS Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Systems Developer
8 3 (2.73%) UX Designer
8 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) CSS
2 16 (14.55%) HTML
3 14 (12.73%) .NET
4 13 (11.82%) React
5 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.36%) Django
7 6 (5.45%) Chai
7 6 (5.45%) Enzyme
7 6 (5.45%) Node.js
7 6 (5.45%) Redux
8 4 (3.64%) jQuery
8 4 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.73%) Kafka
9 3 (2.73%) REST
10 2 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.82%) HTML5
10 2 (1.82%) JSON
10 2 (1.82%) SOAP
10 2 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) User Experience
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Social Media
5 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) CMDB
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.45%) Unix
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) Data Analytics
3 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
4 16 (14.55%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.82%) Decision-Making
6 13 (11.82%) Scrum
7 12 (10.91%) Web Analytics
8 11 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 11 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (10.00%) SEO
8 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.18%) Content Management
9 9 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (8.18%) DevOps
9 9 (8.18%) Front End Development
9 9 (8.18%) TDD
10 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.36%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
2 29 (26.36%) SQL
3 25 (22.73%) Python
4 21 (19.09%) Java
5 6 (5.45%) ES6
5 6 (5.45%) R
6 5 (4.55%) PHP
7 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.64%) Ruby
8 3 (2.73%) C
8 3 (2.73%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.82%) Go
9 2 (1.82%) Groovy
9 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.91%) IFRS
3 1 (0.91%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) iptables
3 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.91%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Ansible
1 8 (7.27%) Kubernetes
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
2 7 (6.36%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.82%) Mesos
3 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.82%) Terraform
4 1 (0.91%) Scalr
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Google
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 11 (10.00%) Tableau
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle
5 8 (7.27%) Adobe
5 8 (7.27%) New Relic
5 8 (7.27%) Splunk
6 6 (5.45%) Teradata
7 5 (4.55%) Tealium
8 4 (3.64%) IBM
8 4 (3.64%) Micro Focus
8 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.73%) Automation Anywhere
9 3 (2.73%) Datameer
9 3 (2.73%) DoubleClick
9 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.73%) UiPath
9 3 (2.73%) VMware