Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 33 74
Rank change year-on-year -22 +41 -29
Contract jobs citing Analytics 89 109 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.05% 4.66% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 5.56% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 49
Edinburgh median daily rate £369 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £235 £300 £315
90th Percentile £463 £555 £515
Scotland median daily rate £413 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.75 £14.49 £41.00
% change year-on-year +160.52% -64.66% +29.34%

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 2,567 1,961 2,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.94% 83.91% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,421 1,158 1,299
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £270
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.82% -12.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £10.91
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +54.18%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.97%) CSS
5 22 (24.72%) SQL
6 21 (23.60%) Python
7 20 (22.47%) HTML
8 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
9 18 (20.22%) Data Analytics
10 16 (17.98%) Java
10 16 (17.98%) SAS
11 15 (16.85%) Banking
11 15 (16.85%) User Experience
12 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
12 13 (14.61%) Visualisation
12 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (14.61%) React
13 12 (13.48%) Oracle
14 11 (12.36%) MySQL
14 11 (12.36%) Web Analytics
14 11 (12.36%) Scrum
14 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
14 11 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
15 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
15 10 (11.24%) .NET
16 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
16 9 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery

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 16 (17.98%) SAS
2 8 (8.99%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.74%) CMS
4 4 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.25%) InVision
5 1 (1.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.25%) Actimize
3 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.74%) Google Analytics
4 5 (5.62%) npm
4 5 (5.62%) Yarn
5 3 (3.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Datadog
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
5 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.37%) PaaS
6 2 (2.25%) AdWords
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.12%) Office 365
7 1 (1.12%) SaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Hadoop
2 11 (12.36%) MySQL
3 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (4.49%) QlikView
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (3.37%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.37%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.37%) MS Access
7 3 (3.37%) Power BI
7 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.37%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.25%) Impala
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Selenium
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) JUnit
4 5 (5.62%) Babel
4 5 (5.62%) Maven
4 5 (5.62%) Mocha
4 5 (5.62%) webpack
5 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.37%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
3 7 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (6.74%) React Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Designer
6 4 (4.49%) Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) SAS Developer
7 3 (3.37%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) CSS
2 20 (22.47%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) React
4 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.24%) .NET
6 8 (8.99%) Django
6 8 (8.99%) jQuery
7 6 (6.74%) Redux
8 5 (5.62%) Chai
8 5 (5.62%) Enzyme
9 4 (4.49%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (4.49%) Node.js
9 4 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.37%) Kafka
11 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (2.25%) HTML5
12 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.12%) Celery
12 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) User Experience
2 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Linux
1 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
1 3 (3.37%) Unix
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) Data Analytics
3 13 (14.61%) Visualisation
4 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.36%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (12.36%) Scrum
4 11 (12.36%) Web Analytics
5 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.99%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.99%) TDD
8 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.87%) Decision-Making
8 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.87%) SEO
9 6 (6.74%) Microservices
10 5 (5.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 21 (23.60%) Python
4 16 (17.98%) Java
5 6 (6.74%) R
6 5 (5.62%) ES6
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.25%) Scala
7 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ACCA
2 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CFA
3 1 (1.12%) CITP
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) GDPR
2 2 (2.25%) Basel II
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) IFRS
2 2 (2.25%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) iptables
2 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
1 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.37%) Nagios
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.12%) Ambari
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) Google
4 6 (6.74%) Tableau
4 6 (6.74%) Teradata
5 4 (4.49%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.37%) Adobe
6 3 (3.37%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.37%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (3.37%) Blue Prism
6 3 (3.37%) Datameer
6 3 (3.37%) New Relic
6 3 (3.37%) Splunk
6 3 (3.37%) UiPath
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) OpenText
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.12%) Informatica