Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 +42
Contract jobs citing Analytics 177 116 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.56% 2.70% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 3.23% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 71
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £293 £285 £275
90th Percentile £563 £528 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.19% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.14% +21.15%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +36 114 £400 -15.79% 22
Glasgow +14 50 £400 -11.11% 12
Stirling +4 3 £475 -
South Lanarkshire -4 2 - -
Aberdeen -14 2 £375 +23.46%
Renfrewshire +30 1 £375 +8.38%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Highlands - 1 £250 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £350 - 1
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 56 (31.64%) Finance
2 46 (25.99%) SQL
3 45 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (23.16%) HTML
6 40 (22.60%) Git (software)
7 39 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (21.47%) Python
9 35 (19.77%) CSS
10 33 (18.64%) Visualisation
11 32 (18.08%) AngularJS
12 31 (17.51%) Big Data
12 31 (17.51%) Java
13 29 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (15.82%) Splunk
14 28 (15.82%) Data Analytics
15 27 (15.25%) Data Modelling
15 27 (15.25%) SAS
15 27 (15.25%) Web Analytics
16 25 (14.12%) Data Analysis
17 24 (13.56%) Oracle
18 22 (12.43%) Test Automation
19 21 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
19 21 (11.86%) User Experience
19 21 (11.86%) Google
19 21 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 20 (11.30%) Google Analytics
20 20 (11.30%) Banking
20 20 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
20 20 (11.30%) Hadoop

Analytics
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 27 (15.25%) SAS
2 12 (6.78%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.08%) CMS
4 3 (1.69%) JBoss
4 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.13%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Google Analytics
2 12 (6.78%) GitHub
3 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.26%) AdWords
5 3 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.69%) PaaS
6 2 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.13%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.13%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.13%) Trello
7 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) Firewall
2 13 (7.34%) DNS
3 4 (2.26%) LDAP
4 2 (1.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) 802.11
5 1 (0.56%) BGP
5 1 (0.56%) HSRP
5 1 (0.56%) IPsec
5 1 (0.56%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.51%) Big Data
2 20 (11.30%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (8.47%) MySQL
4 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.78%) Parquet
6 11 (6.21%) Data Mining
7 8 (4.52%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.95%) QlikView
8 7 (3.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.26%) Power BI
11 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.69%) GIS
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.47%) Selenium
3 13 (7.34%) JIRA
3 13 (7.34%) Maven
4 12 (6.78%) JUnit
5 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 56 (31.64%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Banking
3 10 (5.65%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.52%) Marketing
5 4 (2.26%) Legal
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.13%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (39.55%) Developer
2 35 (19.77%) Analyst
3 16 (9.04%) Analytics Developer
4 14 (7.91%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.91%) Splunk Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) ServiceNow Developer
6 11 (6.21%) Data Scientist
7 10 (5.65%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) Consultant
9 8 (4.52%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) SAS Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Big Data Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Analytics Manager
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.16%) HTML
2 35 (19.77%) CSS
3 32 (18.08%) AngularJS
4 17 (9.60%) jQuery
5 14 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (6.78%) Ajax
6 12 (6.78%) Grok
6 12 (6.78%) Kafka
6 12 (6.78%) Regular Expression
6 12 (6.78%) REST
6 12 (6.78%) SOAP
6 12 (6.78%) Web Services
6 12 (6.78%) XML
7 3 (1.69%) D3.js
7 3 (1.69%) NumPy
7 3 (1.69%) Pandas
7 3 (1.69%) React
7 3 (1.69%) RESTful
8 2 (1.13%) WebGL
9 1 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.86%) User Experience
3 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.65%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.69%) CMDB
8 2 (1.13%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.13%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.17%) Linux
2 14 (7.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.64%) Visualisation
3 29 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (15.82%) Data Analytics
5 27 (15.25%) Data Modelling
5 27 (15.25%) Web Analytics
6 25 (14.12%) Data Analysis
7 22 (12.43%) Test Automation
8 21 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
8 21 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (10.17%) ETL
10 18 (10.17%) Mathematics
11 16 (9.04%) Content Management
12 14 (7.91%) DevOps
12 14 (7.91%) Performance Analysis
12 14 (7.91%) Project Management
13 13 (7.34%) SIEM
13 13 (7.34%) Workflow
14 12 (6.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.99%) SQL
2 45 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 38 (21.47%) Python
4 31 (17.51%) Java
5 14 (7.91%) Perl
6 13 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.34%) R
7 4 (2.26%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.69%) PHP
8 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.69%) VBA
9 2 (1.13%) C
9 2 (1.13%) C#
9 2 (1.13%) X++
10 1 (0.56%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) Degree
2 14 (7.91%) CISSP
3 13 (7.34%) SANS
4 12 (6.78%) CEH
5 9 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.69%) PhD
6 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.47%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) BS7666
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Ansible
2 8 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Splunk
2 24 (13.56%) Oracle
3 21 (11.86%) Google
4 16 (9.04%) ServiceNow
5 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.65%) Tableau
7 7 (3.95%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.39%) Cognos
9 4 (2.26%) Adobe
9 4 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.26%) Informatica
9 4 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.26%) Talend
10 3 (1.69%) Netezza
10 3 (1.69%) Pega
10 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.69%) VMware
11 2 (1.13%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.13%) Facebook
11 2 (1.13%) SAP