Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 55 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +15
Contract jobs citing Analytics 238 173 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.55% 3.47% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 4.04% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 76
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £169 £288 £285
90th Percentile £538 £536 £531
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Scotland median hourly rate £37.75 £24.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.29% -44.19% -
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.83% +33.33% +3.45%

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 4,591 4,281 3,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.80% 85.86% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,449 2,059
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.11 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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
Glasgow +12 117 £375 -6.25% 32
Edinburgh -7 97 £395 -1.25% 25
Aberdeen +14 3 £600 +60.00% 2
Fife - 3 £425 - 1
South Lanarkshire -3 2 £156 -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 73 (30.67%) Java
2 69 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (25.63%) SQL
3 61 (25.63%) Finance
4 57 (23.95%) Data Analytics
5 49 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
7 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
8 40 (16.81%) Data Modelling
8 40 (16.81%) Visualisation
9 39 (16.39%) Python
10 37 (15.55%) Hadoop
11 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (15.13%) CSS
12 34 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 32 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (13.03%) ETL
14 31 (13.03%) Degree
14 31 (13.03%) Test Automation
14 31 (13.03%) Tableau
15 28 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (11.76%) HTML
16 27 (11.34%) .NET
16 27 (11.34%) Scrum
16 27 (11.34%) Data Visualisation
17 26 (10.92%) Oracle
18 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
19 24 (10.08%) Google
19 24 (10.08%) JIRA

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 20 (8.40%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.88%) CMS
3 13 (5.46%) SAS
3 13 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (3.78%) Apache
5 9 (3.78%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.52%) IIS
7 5 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.84%) Confluence
10 2 (0.84%) nginx
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.42%) Drupal
11 1 (0.42%) MODX
11 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) InVision
3 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) EViews
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Workday HCM
2 5 (2.10%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.26%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.84%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.42%) Actimize
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.82%) Google Analytics
4 12 (5.04%) PaaS
4 12 (5.04%) Yarn
5 11 (4.62%) npm
6 9 (3.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (3.78%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (3.78%) Office 365
6 9 (3.78%) OpenShift
7 8 (3.36%) SaaS
8 7 (2.94%) Datadog
9 6 (2.52%) AdWords
9 6 (2.52%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.26%) IaaS
11 3 (1.26%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.30%) Firewall
2 6 (2.52%) Skype
3 4 (1.68%) DNS
4 3 (1.26%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.55%) Hadoop
2 24 (10.08%) Big Data
3 21 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (7.14%) Power BI
5 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.88%) Data Lake
6 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.20%) HDInsight
9 10 (4.20%) Impala
9 10 (4.20%) MySQL
10 9 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.36%) DB2
12 7 (2.94%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 34 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.08%) JIRA
3 17 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.14%) Selenium
4 10 (4.20%) Babel
4 10 (4.20%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.20%) FitNesse
4 10 (4.20%) Mocha
4 10 (4.20%) webpack
5 9 (3.78%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.94%) IBM UrbanCode
6 7 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.52%) Zephyr
8 5 (2.10%) JUnit
9 4 (1.68%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 61 (25.63%) Finance
2 23 (9.66%) Banking
3 18 (7.56%) Games
4 15 (6.30%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.68%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Publishing
7 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (34.87%) Developer
2 41 (17.23%) Analyst
3 23 (9.66%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.40%) Architect
5 16 (6.72%) Designer
6 14 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (5.88%) React Developer
7 12 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (5.04%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.62%) Data Engineer
9 10 (4.20%) ETL Developer
10 9 (3.78%) Consultant
11 8 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.36%) Scala Software Engineer
11 8 (3.36%) Security Architect
11 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.52%) Network Engineer
13 6 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.13%) CSS
2 28 (11.76%) HTML
3 27 (11.34%) .NET
4 21 (8.82%) React
5 20 (8.40%) Enzyme
5 20 (8.40%) Redux
6 19 (7.98%) AngularJS
7 18 (7.56%) REST
7 18 (7.56%) Spring
7 18 (7.56%) Spring Boot
8 16 (6.72%) Kafka
9 11 (4.62%) HTML5
9 11 (4.62%) JSON
10 10 (4.20%) Chai
10 10 (4.20%) CSS3
10 10 (4.20%) Jest
11 9 (3.78%) Akka
12 8 (3.36%) Node.js
13 7 (2.94%) JPA
13 7 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.08%) User Experience
3 17 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.72%) Cloud Native
5 8 (3.36%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (2.94%) e-Health
6 7 (2.94%) LIMS
6 7 (2.94%) PACS
7 5 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.84%) CMDB
10 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
11 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.82%) Linux
2 17 (7.14%) Windows
3 9 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.36%) Unix
5 7 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.95%) Data Analytics
3 49 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (16.81%) Data Modelling
4 40 (16.81%) Visualisation
5 32 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (13.03%) ETL
6 31 (13.03%) Test Automation
7 27 (11.34%) Data Visualisation
7 27 (11.34%) Scrum
8 25 (10.50%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.66%) Computer Science
10 21 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (7.98%) Machine Learning
11 19 (7.98%) OO
11 19 (7.98%) Re-Platforming
11 19 (7.98%) Web Development
12 18 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (7.56%) TDD
13 17 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.67%) Java
2 61 (25.63%) SQL
3 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 39 (16.39%) Python
5 20 (8.40%) ES6
6 19 (7.98%) Scala
7 16 (6.72%) Java 8
8 12 (5.04%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.94%) R
11 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.68%) Ruby
13 3 (1.26%) C
13 3 (1.26%) C#
13 3 (1.26%) C++
13 3 (1.26%) Perl
13 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.26%) U-SQL
13 3 (1.26%) VBA
14 2 (0.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (13.03%) Degree
2 10 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.26%) MCSA
4 3 (1.26%) MCSE
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) HL7
2 6 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) IFRS
5 1 (0.42%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Docker
2 7 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) HDFS
4 1 (0.42%) iptables
4 1 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (4.20%) Ansible
1 10 (4.20%) Puppet
2 9 (3.78%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.36%) Nagios
4 4 (1.68%) Terraform
5 3 (1.26%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.26%) Kibana
5 3 (1.26%) logstash
5 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.84%) Mesos
7 1 (0.42%) Fail2ban
7 1 (0.42%) Scalr
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.03%) Tableau
3 26 (10.92%) Oracle
4 24 (10.08%) Google
5 14 (5.88%) Splunk
6 12 (5.04%) AppDynamics
7 10 (4.20%) Adobe
8 9 (3.78%) New Relic
9 8 (3.36%) Workday
10 6 (2.52%) Micro Focus
10 6 (2.52%) Teradata
11 5 (2.10%) Informatica
11 5 (2.10%) Tealium
12 4 (1.68%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (1.68%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.68%) IBM
12 4 (1.68%) SAP
12 4 (1.68%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.68%) UiPath
13 3 (1.26%) Tealeaf