Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 86 68
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 99 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.36% 1.93% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.00% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 26 39
Edinburgh median daily rate £381 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% +12.50% -12.50%
10th Percentile £323 £322 £298
90th Percentile £468 £475 £459
Scotland median daily rate £388 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2821 2049 3049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.61% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1199 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.03%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (40.40%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Banking
3 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (26.26%) SQL
6 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (18.18%) Retail Banking
9 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.14%) BDD
10 14 (14.14%) Java
10 14 (14.14%) Python
11 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
12 12 (12.12%) Migration
13 11 (11.11%) JIRA
13 11 (11.11%) ETL
13 11 (11.11%) User Stories
14 9 (9.09%) Analytics
15 8 (8.08%) Scenario Testing
15 8 (8.08%) Big Data
15 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
15 8 (8.08%) Linux
16 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
17 6 (6.06%) Kanban
17 6 (6.06%) ISTQB
17 6 (6.06%) Selenium
17 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
17 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
17 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery

Senior 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 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.02%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.01%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Skype
2 4 (4.04%) SAN
2 4 (4.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) Big Data
1 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.04%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) HBase
6 1 (1.01%) MOLAP
6 1 (1.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (6.06%) Selenium
3 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (40.40%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Banking
3 18 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 3 (3.03%) RESTful
2 2 (2.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Derivative
4 1 (1.01%) PMI
4 1 (1.01%) Social Media
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
4 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (14.14%) BDD
6 13 (13.13%) Business Analysis
7 12 (12.12%) Migration
8 11 (11.11%) ETL
8 11 (11.11%) User Stories
9 9 (9.09%) Analytics
10 8 (8.08%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.06%) Kanban
12 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.05%) ITIL V3
13 5 (5.05%) Manual Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) Java
2 14 (14.14%) Python
3 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.04%) VB
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.05%) MCSA
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) MCSE
4 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) PSD2
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) EMIR
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) EMC
2 4 (4.04%) HP
2 4 (4.04%) VMware
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Pega
3 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.02%) Lotus
4 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.02%) Symantec
5 1 (1.01%) arcserve
5 1 (1.01%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.01%) Calypso
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) Murex
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Wallstreet Suite