The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Application Support Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 90 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £295 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.17% -18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £365 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £365 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £294 £288
% change year-on-year -27.65% +2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.89 - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 861 1457 1392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.82% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 794 784
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in Edinburgh

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Moodle
3 1 (20.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VLE

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle