Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 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.

Technical Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 106 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 45 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.73% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +42.86% -13.04%
10th Percentile £313 £343 £306
90th Percentile £500 £550 £497
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%
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 2826 2059 3020
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.67% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1663 1196 1556
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -2.78%
10th Percentile £250 £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 23 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £41.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 25 (55.56%) Banking
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) SAS
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services

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 4 (8.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.67%) SAS EBI
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (55.56%) Banking
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.67%) Ajax
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) CSS
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) jQuery
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Swagger
3 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) CESG
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Change Management
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (6.67%) Web Development
4 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (4.44%) Document Management
5 2 (4.44%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) ISMS
5 2 (4.44%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) COBOL
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (4.44%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) FATCA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) IBM
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) Charles River