Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 6 months to 18 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.

Business Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 178 197
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.16% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Scotland median daily rate £338 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.29% -27.00%
10th Percentile £316 £295 £267
90th Percentile £349 £475 £435
UK median daily rate £495 £450 £458
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £20.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year +78.05% -74.38% +416.13%

Business 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 4184 3661 5108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.05% 83.60% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 2139 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £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 105 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £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%

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in Scotland

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in Scotland

Business 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 Business Analytics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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 -5 3 £338 +22.73%
Business Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 Business Analytics.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Workload Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MOLAP

Business 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) MOLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Workload Management
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL