Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 354 248 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.40% 5.74% 7.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.15% 19.41% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 122 221
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £256 £251 £250
90th Percentile £513 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £435 £420
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 21
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £30.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.00% -58.62% +45.99%
10th Percentile £16.35 £11.10 £14.89
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.20 £41.50
UK median hourly rate £17.51 £21.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year -20.07% +15.26% +2.59%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,674 1,278 1,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.29% 29.60% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 691 1,057
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.34%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £227
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 64
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.41% -19.15% +101.32%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.31 £13.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.38 £44.05
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh +9 175 £385 -8.88% 22
Glasgow -3 128 £407 +8.40% 28
Stirling +2 20 £450 -5.26% 2
Renfrewshire -35 9 £280 - 1
West Lothian +4 4 £450 +36.36% 3
East Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen +9 2 - - 3
Inverclyde +2 2 £168 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 149 (42.09%) Finance
2 142 (40.11%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (24.29%) SQL
5 74 (20.90%) Banking
6 64 (18.08%) Java
7 55 (15.54%) Oracle
8 49 (13.84%) Python
9 42 (11.86%) Analytics
10 41 (11.58%) Data Analysis
11 40 (11.30%) Project Management
12 32 (9.04%) Microsoft
13 31 (8.76%) Linux
13 31 (8.76%) Business Analysis
14 30 (8.47%) Unix
14 30 (8.47%) Relational Database
15 29 (8.19%) Windows
16 28 (7.91%) Degree
17 27 (7.63%) Spring
18 26 (7.34%) ITIL
18 26 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (7.34%) Scrum
19 25 (7.06%) OO
19 25 (7.06%) SDLC
20 24 (6.78%) Migration
21 23 (6.50%) Computer Science
22 21 (5.93%) Hibernate
23 20 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
23 20 (5.65%) JIRA
24 19 (5.37%) Change Management

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (3.39%) SAS
2 5 (1.41%) Confluence
2 5 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) Moodle
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.85%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.56%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Sonata
2 8 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.26%) Workday HCM
3 7 (1.98%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.85%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.56%) assyst
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.26%) Office 365
4 7 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.98%) IaaS
5 5 (1.41%) PaaS
5 5 (1.41%) SaaS
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.98%) Firewall
1 7 (1.98%) HTTP
2 6 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.13%) Network Security
4 3 (0.85%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) SAN
4 3 (0.85%) SMTP
4 3 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) TACACS
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.11%) Big Data
4 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.54%) MySQL
6 8 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.26%) QlikView
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.41%) DB2
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.85%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.85%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.56%) MS Access
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.65%) JIRA
2 15 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.41%) Hudson
4 5 (1.41%) MagicDraw
4 5 (1.41%) Subversion
5 4 (1.13%) TestDirector
5 4 (1.13%) webpack
6 3 (0.85%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.85%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.56%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 149 (42.09%) Finance
2 74 (20.90%) Banking
3 14 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.54%) Marketing
5 8 (2.26%) Front Office
5 8 (2.26%) Games
6 5 (1.41%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Legal
6 5 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.85%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 117 (33.05%) Analyst
2 66 (18.64%) Developer
3 44 (12.43%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.21%) Applications Support
6 20 (5.65%) Python Developer
7 19 (5.37%) Consultant
8 16 (4.52%) Designer
9 15 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (3.39%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.11%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.82%) Solutions Designer
13 9 (2.54%) Architect
13 9 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (2.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.63%) Spring
2 21 (5.93%) Hibernate
3 15 (4.24%) HTML
4 13 (3.67%) XML
5 12 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.39%) RESTful
6 10 (2.82%) CSS
6 10 (2.82%) J2EE
6 10 (2.82%) JSON
7 9 (2.54%) LDAP
7 9 (2.54%) SOAP
8 8 (2.26%) JPA
9 7 (1.98%) Apache Camel
9 7 (1.98%) Apache MINA
9 7 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (1.98%) JMS
9 7 (1.98%) Middleware
10 6 (1.69%) Django
10 6 (1.69%) HTML5
11 4 (1.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.80%) Analytical Mindset
3 16 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.52%) User Experience
4 13 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.11%) Derivative
5 11 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.98%) PKI
6 7 (1.98%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.13%) Clustering
9 4 (1.13%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.13%) PDA
9 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.76%) Linux
2 30 (8.47%) Unix
3 29 (8.19%) Windows
4 8 (2.26%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.41%) AIX
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (40.11%) Problem-Solving
2 103 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (11.86%) Analytics
4 41 (11.58%) Data Analysis
5 40 (11.30%) Project Management
6 31 (8.76%) Business Analysis
7 26 (7.34%) ITIL
7 26 (7.34%) Scrum
7 26 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (7.06%) OO
8 25 (7.06%) SDLC
9 24 (6.78%) Migration
10 19 (5.37%) Change Management
10 19 (5.37%) DevOps
11 17 (4.80%) Mentoring
11 17 (4.80%) Time Management
11 17 (4.80%) Workflow
12 16 (4.52%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (4.52%) Test Automation
12 16 (4.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 86 (24.29%) SQL
2 64 (18.08%) Java
3 49 (13.84%) Python
4 16 (4.52%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.24%) C++
6 14 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.82%) PHP
7 10 (2.82%) Scala
8 9 (2.54%) Java 8
8 9 (2.54%) R
9 8 (2.26%) Perl
10 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.98%) XPath
11 5 (1.41%) C#
12 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.56%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) C
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (7.91%) Degree
2 13 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.26%) CISSP
5 8 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.41%) CISM
7 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.41%) PMP
8 4 (1.13%) CISA
8 4 (1.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.85%) CEH
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.85%) MBA
9 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.85%) SANS
10 2 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 8 (2.26%) PMO
3 6 (1.69%) GDPR
4 5 (1.41%) SLA
5 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) COREP
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.85%) Docker
3 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) NFS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) RACF
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.67%) Ansible
2 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.56%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) Ambari
5 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.28%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.28%) Mesos
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (15.54%) Oracle
2 32 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.54%) FNZ
4 8 (2.26%) Informatica
4 8 (2.26%) Splunk
4 8 (2.26%) Workday
5 7 (1.98%) VMware
6 5 (1.41%) Tableau
6 5 (1.41%) Teradata
7 4 (1.13%) Charles River
7 4 (1.13%) Talend
8 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco
8 3 (0.85%) Datameer
8 3 (0.85%) Google
8 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.85%) SAP
8 3 (0.85%) Symantec
8 3 (0.85%) Vermilion
9 2 (0.56%) F5