The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £425 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.

Technical Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 5 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.03% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +1.33% +6.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £19.65
% change year-on-year +34.78% -41.47%  

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%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Teradata
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) MiFID
4 1 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

Technical 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) DataStage
1 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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