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

Risk Analytics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 89 82
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +28.78% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Risk 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 769 1246 1177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.51% 82.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 696 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Risk Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Risk Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analytics in Edinburgh

Risk Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk 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 Risk Analytics.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Econometrics
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) R

Risk 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Econometrics
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau