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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 80 63
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 85 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.89% 2.52% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 2.95% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 52
Median daily rate £410 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.49 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +42 62 £400 +3.22% 21
Glasgow +8 15 £400 +14.28% 13
Stirling +9 6 £475 -9.52%
Renfrewshire +38 1 £375 -2.59%
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 65 (47.79%) Finance
2 36 (26.47%) SAS
3 35 (25.74%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (22.79%) SQL
5 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.59%) Python
7 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (16.91%) Data Analysis
9 22 (16.18%) Banking
10 21 (15.44%) Data Analytics
11 20 (14.71%) HTML
12 19 (13.97%) Big Data
13 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (13.24%) Google
13 18 (13.24%) Degree
13 18 (13.24%) Mathematics
13 18 (13.24%) Google Analytics
14 17 (12.50%) Statistics
14 17 (12.50%) Machine Learning
14 17 (12.50%) R
15 16 (11.76%) Risk Analytics
15 16 (11.76%) User Experience
15 16 (11.76%) MATLAB
15 16 (11.76%) Data Modelling
16 15 (11.03%) ETL
16 15 (11.03%) QlikView
16 15 (11.03%) Tableau
17 14 (10.29%) Splunk
17 14 (10.29%) Data Management
17 14 (10.29%) JavaScript

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 36 (26.47%) SAS
2 10 (7.35%) CMS
3 8 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.68%) SPSS
3 4 (2.94%) UserZoom
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.21%) AdWords
2 3 (2.21%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (2.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.94%) DNS
2 4 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) IPsec
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
3 1 (0.74%) VLAN
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) Big Data
2 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (11.03%) QlikView
4 12 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.15%) Spotfire
6 6 (4.41%) KDB
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.68%) HBase
7 5 (3.68%) Kdb+
8 4 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.21%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.21%) MOLAP
9 3 (2.21%) OLAP
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.21%) Parquet
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Axure RP
1 4 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.94%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) ERwin
3 2 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (47.79%) Finance
2 22 (16.18%) Banking
3 13 (9.56%) Marketing
4 12 (8.82%) Retail
5 9 (6.62%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Law
6 5 (3.68%) Publishing
7 2 (1.47%) Advertising
7 2 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Analyst
2 18 (13.24%) Developer
3 11 (8.09%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.88%) Analytics Manager
5 7 (5.15%) Consultant
5 7 (5.15%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) KDB Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Splunk Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) Web Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Designer
7 5 (3.68%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) User Experience Consultant
8 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.71%) HTML
2 13 (9.56%) CSS
3 8 (5.88%) jQuery
4 4 (2.94%) .NET
4 4 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.21%) Grok
5 3 (2.21%) Kafka
5 3 (2.21%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.47%) HTML5
6 2 (1.47%) Spring
6 2 (1.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.74%) Mason
7 1 (0.74%) Sass
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) CMDB
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Derivative
5 2 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Blog
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Unix
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (16.91%) Data Analysis
4 21 (15.44%) Data Analytics
5 18 (13.24%) Mathematics
6 17 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 17 (12.50%) Statistics
7 16 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 16 (11.76%) Risk Analytics
8 15 (11.03%) ETL
9 14 (10.29%) Data Management
10 13 (9.56%) Project Management
10 13 (9.56%) Visualisation
11 12 (8.82%) Regulatory Compliance
12 11 (8.09%) Predictive Analytics
12 11 (8.09%) Web Development
13 10 (7.35%) Applied Mathematics
13 10 (7.35%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.62%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.79%) SQL
2 28 (20.59%) Python
3 17 (12.50%) R
4 16 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.56%) Java
7 8 (5.88%) Perl
8 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.68%) VBA
10 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.47%) Scala
11 2 (1.47%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) C
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) PhD
3 8 (5.88%) CISSP
4 7 (5.15%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (4.41%) CEH
6 5 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.68%) SANS
7 3 (2.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.74%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) FATCA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (1.47%) QRadar
1 2 (1.47%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Google
2 15 (11.03%) Tableau
3 14 (10.29%) Splunk
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle
5 6 (4.41%) Informatica
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.94%) ClickTale
8 3 (2.21%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.21%) OpenText
8 3 (2.21%) Twitter
9 2 (1.47%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.47%) Cognos
9 2 (1.47%) FatWire
9 2 (1.47%) IBM
9 2 (1.47%) SAP
9 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.47%) Symantec
10 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.74%) MapR
10 1 (0.74%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago