Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 +22
Contract jobs citing Analytics 140 131 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.81% 3.64% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 4.26% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 114
Scotland median daily rate £410 £425 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +9.96% -3.38%
10th Percentile £225 £264 £175
90th Percentile £488 £575 £546
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Scotland median hourly rate £27.61 £14.49 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.51% +1.72% -55.06%
10th Percentile £21.14 £14.49 £14.12
90th Percentile £33.58 £14.49 £14.37
UK median hourly rate £26.78 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.70% - +10.00%

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 4,259 3,076 4,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.38% 85.40% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,598 1,801 2,485
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £258 £233 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 63 73
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.39 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.76% -48.41% +27.81%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.60 £51.18 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -10.00% +0.60% +23.11%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -23 64 £413 -2.94% 30
Glasgow -3 55 £400 - 15
Renfrewshire -8 9 £423 - 6
Stirling -7 3 £475 +8.57%
Dundee - 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 £250 - 2
Aberdeen -6 1 £375 +17.65%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £500 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 44 (31.43%) Finance
2 35 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (23.57%) HTML
4 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.14%) CSS
6 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 30 (21.43%) SQL
7 29 (20.71%) Python
8 28 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
10 26 (18.57%) Java
11 22 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
12 21 (15.00%) Degree
12 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 20 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 18 (12.86%) Jenkins
14 18 (12.86%) Oracle
15 17 (12.14%) Web Analytics
15 17 (12.14%) Big Data
15 17 (12.14%) Visualisation
15 17 (12.14%) Splunk
16 16 (11.43%) Machine Learning
16 16 (11.43%) Unix
16 16 (11.43%) SAS
17 14 (10.00%) ETL
17 14 (10.00%) Test Automation
17 14 (10.00%) DevOps
17 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
18 12 (8.57%) Workflow

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 16 (11.43%) SAS
2 9 (6.43%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.86%) Apache
4 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.14%) CMS
5 3 (2.14%) JBoss
6 2 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.71%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.71%) Actimize
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) GitHub
2 4 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
1 9 (6.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) 802.11
3 1 (0.71%) BGP
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) HSRP
3 1 (0.71%) IPsec
3 1 (0.71%) OSPF
3 1 (0.71%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) Big Data
2 12 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
3 11 (7.86%) MySQL
4 10 (7.14%) QlikView
5 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.71%) Power BI
7 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.86%) Apache Zeppelin
9 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.14%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.43%) HBase
11 2 (1.43%) Impala
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.86%) JIRA
4 10 (7.14%) Selenium
5 7 (5.00%) JUnit
5 7 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.71%) ERwin
General
1 44 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Publishing
4 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Developer
2 37 (26.43%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Java Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Business Analyst
4 9 (6.43%) Consultant
5 8 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (4.29%) Design Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Data Analytics Specialist
8 4 (2.86%) Data Manager
8 4 (2.86%) Data Scientist
8 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Report Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) HTML
2 31 (22.14%) CSS
3 20 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.57%) Kafka
5 10 (7.14%) REST
6 9 (6.43%) jQuery
7 7 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (5.00%) Spring Cloud
8 6 (4.29%) Spring
8 6 (4.29%) XML
9 5 (3.57%) Ajax
9 5 (3.57%) SOAP
9 5 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.57%) Web Services
10 4 (2.86%) React
11 3 (2.14%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.14%) Regular Expression
12 2 (1.43%) HTML5
13 1 (0.71%) CSS3
13 1 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.14%) User Experience
3 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.86%) Blog
6 4 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.43%) Social Media
7 2 (1.43%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.71%) Derivative
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Unix
2 12 (8.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 22 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
4 17 (12.14%) Visualisation
4 17 (12.14%) Web Analytics
5 16 (11.43%) Machine Learning
6 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 14 (10.00%) DevOps
6 14 (10.00%) ETL
6 14 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.57%) Workflow
8 11 (7.86%) Change Management
8 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.86%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.71%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.71%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 30 (21.43%) SQL
2 29 (20.71%) Python
3 26 (18.57%) Java
4 12 (8.57%) C#
5 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.71%) Scala
7 7 (5.00%) C++
8 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.86%) R
9 4 (2.86%) X++
10 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.43%) PHP
11 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.71%) Perl
12 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.14%) ACCA
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) CCIE
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) CFA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) CITP
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.86%) GDPR
4 3 (2.14%) Basel II
4 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.14%) IFRS
4 3 (2.14%) IFRS 9
4 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) FATCA
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) XenApp
1 9 (6.43%) XenDesktop
1 9 (6.43%) XenServer
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Ansible
2 4 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (0.71%) Ambari
3 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) Oracle
3 17 (12.14%) Splunk
4 10 (7.14%) Tableau
5 9 (6.43%) Citrix
5 9 (6.43%) VMware
6 6 (4.29%) Ivanti
7 5 (3.57%) Informatica
7 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.86%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.86%) Google
8 4 (2.86%) Perforce
8 4 (2.86%) Teradata
9 3 (2.14%) Adobe
10 2 (1.43%) Cognos
10 2 (1.43%) IBM
10 2 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco
11 1 (0.71%) Lotus
11 1 (0.71%) Sybase