Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 6 months to 20 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.

Analyst
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 4 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 14.29% 13.11% 22.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 13.79% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Fife median daily rate - £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.16% -20.00%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.74% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £14.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.41% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £14.43 £16.25
% change year-on-year +20.45% -11.23% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Contract vacancies in Fife with a recognized job title 27 58 91
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 95.08% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 22
Fife median daily rate £370 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +3.45% +7.91%
10th Percentile £250 £201 £158
90th Percentile £559 £397 £455
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Fife median hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% -58.09% +236.50%
10th Percentile £13.48 £14.24 £27.40
90th Percentile £19.43 £38.78 £42.82
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Fife

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Fife

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Fife

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Fife region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 3 - -
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Fife region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) SDET

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB