Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 65 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +30
Contract jobs citing Analytics 156 118 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.30% 3.13% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.76% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 73
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £224 £285 £163
90th Percentile £525 £545 £495
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +25.56% +2.27% +4.80%

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 4,037 3,137 4,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.33% 83.28% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,339 1,832 2,464
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £250 £245
90th Percentile £549 £500 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 79
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.06% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.11 £46.00 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018.

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 January 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 +20 95 £400 -5.88% 23
Glasgow +1 51 £400 -4.76% 16
South Lanarkshire -5 2 - -
Aberdeen -7 2 £375 +23.46% 1
Highlands - 2 £250 -
East Ayrshire - 2 £350 -
Stirling -2 1 £475 +10.14%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £110 -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 46 (29.49%) Finance
1 46 (29.49%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.28%) HTML
3 40 (25.64%) SQL
4 38 (24.36%) Git (software)
5 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (23.08%) CSS
7 34 (21.79%) AngularJS
8 32 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (19.87%) Visualisation
9 31 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (18.59%) Java
11 28 (17.95%) Web Analytics
12 27 (17.31%) Test Automation
13 26 (16.67%) Python
13 26 (16.67%) Data Analytics
14 25 (16.03%) Data Modelling
14 25 (16.03%) Oracle
15 22 (14.10%) Data Analysis
16 21 (13.46%) ETL
17 20 (12.82%) Google
17 20 (12.82%) Big Data
18 19 (12.18%) Google Analytics
18 19 (12.18%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (10.90%) ServiceNow
20 16 (10.26%) DevOps
20 16 (10.26%) User Experience
20 16 (10.26%) QA
21 15 (9.62%) jQuery
21 15 (9.62%) Selenium

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 15 (9.62%) SAS
2 10 (6.41%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.21%) CMS
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.92%) JBoss
4 3 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.92%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Google Analytics
2 13 (8.33%) GitHub
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.56%) AdWords
5 3 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.28%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.28%) Trello
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) Firewall
2 10 (6.41%) DNS
3 2 (1.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) 802.11
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) HSRP
4 1 (0.64%) IPsec
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) Big Data
2 14 (8.97%) MySQL
2 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.77%) Parquet
5 9 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.85%) QlikView
8 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.21%) Power BI
9 4 (2.56%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.92%) GIS
10 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.92%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.62%) Selenium
3 13 (8.33%) Maven
4 12 (7.69%) JUnit
5 10 (6.41%) JIRA
6 9 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.64%) ERwin
General
1 46 (29.49%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (41.03%) Developer
2 36 (23.08%) Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Analytics Developer
6 10 (6.41%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.41%) Splunk Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Consultant
7 9 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Big Data Analyst
9 7 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Data Scientist
10 6 (3.85%) SAS Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Digital Developer
11 5 (3.21%) ETL Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) HTML
2 36 (23.08%) CSS
3 34 (21.79%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.62%) jQuery
4 15 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (8.33%) Ajax
5 13 (8.33%) REST
5 13 (8.33%) SOAP
5 13 (8.33%) Web Services
5 13 (8.33%) XML
6 10 (6.41%) Kafka
6 10 (6.41%) Regular Expression
7 9 (5.77%) Grok
8 4 (2.56%) LDAP
8 4 (2.56%) React
9 3 (1.92%) D3.js
9 3 (1.92%) NumPy
9 3 (1.92%) Pandas
9 3 (1.92%) RESTful
9 3 (1.92%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.26%) User Experience
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.21%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) CMDB
6 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Smart City
7 1 (0.64%) Social Media
7 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Linux
2 10 (6.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (19.87%) Visualisation
3 28 (17.95%) Web Analytics
4 27 (17.31%) Test Automation
5 26 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 25 (16.03%) Data Modelling
7 22 (14.10%) Data Analysis
8 21 (13.46%) ETL
9 19 (12.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (10.26%) DevOps
11 15 (9.62%) Performance Analysis
11 15 (9.62%) Workflow
12 14 (8.97%) Statistical Modelling
13 13 (8.33%) Content Management
13 13 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (8.33%) ITSM
13 13 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.49%) JavaScript
2 40 (25.64%) SQL
3 29 (18.59%) Java
4 26 (16.67%) Python
5 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.41%) Perl
6 6 (3.85%) C#
6 6 (3.85%) R
7 3 (1.92%) PHP
7 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.92%) X++
8 2 (1.28%) C++
8 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.28%) VBA
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.64%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) CISSP
3 9 (5.77%) CEH
3 9 (5.77%) SANS
4 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) CCIE
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) CCNP
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) HND
6 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) PhD
6 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.26%) QA
2 6 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) BS7666
4 1 (0.64%) FATCA
4 1 (0.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Ansible
2 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 25 (16.03%) Oracle
2 20 (12.82%) Google
3 17 (10.90%) ServiceNow
4 13 (8.33%) Splunk
4 13 (8.33%) Tableau
5 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.85%) Cognos
7 4 (2.56%) Adobe
7 4 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.92%) IBM
8 3 (1.92%) Informatica
8 3 (1.92%) Pega
8 3 (1.92%) Talend
8 3 (1.92%) Teradata
8 3 (1.92%) VMware
9 2 (1.28%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.28%) Mapbox
9 2 (1.28%) Netezza
9 2 (1.28%) Sitecore