Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 128 87
Rank change year-on-year +54 -41 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 104 86 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.46% 1.56% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 71
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £488 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.83% +11.63% -5.49%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4026 5160 5967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.09% 93.72% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 2902 3114
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 101 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.01 £43.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
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 Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +46 82 £375 -6.25% 6
Glasgow -17 9 £375 +15.38%
Stirling +15 4 £475 +72.73%
Renfrewshire - 4 £445 -
West Lothian - 2 £356 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (33.65%) Banking
2 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.88%) Finance
4 23 (22.12%) Retail
4 23 (22.12%) Python
5 22 (21.15%) SQL
6 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (19.23%) Java
7 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (18.27%) Retail Banking
9 18 (17.31%) Migration
10 16 (15.38%) BDD
11 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (13.46%) Test Automation
13 13 (12.50%) JIRA
14 12 (11.54%) Linux
15 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
16 9 (8.65%) ITIL
17 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 8 (7.69%) Kanban
17 8 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
18 7 (6.73%) Scenario Testing
18 7 (6.73%) Selenium
18 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
18 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
18 7 (6.73%) Analytics
18 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
18 7 (6.73%) Oracle
18 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse

Senior Analyst Skill Set
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 5 (4.81%) SAS
2 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.85%) SPSS
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.96%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.96%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) QlikView
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.88%) Big Data
3 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.92%) HBase
4 2 (1.92%) MOLAP
4 2 (1.92%) OLAP
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) JIRA
2 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.73%) Selenium
3 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
General
1 35 (33.65%) Banking
2 29 (27.88%) Finance
3 23 (22.12%) Retail
4 19 (18.27%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
6 3 (2.88%) Back Office
6 3 (2.88%) Front Office
7 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) RESTful
2 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.96%) Hystrix
3 1 (0.96%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.96%) Spring
3 1 (0.96%) Swagger
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Derivative
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (17.31%) Migration
4 16 (15.38%) BDD
5 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) ITIL
9 8 (7.69%) Kanban
10 7 (6.73%) Analytics
10 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.73%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.77%) ERP
11 6 (5.77%) User Stories
12 5 (4.81%) Defect Management
12 5 (4.81%) DevOps
12 5 (4.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (4.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) Python
2 22 (21.15%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (3.85%) R
5 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.92%) Delphi
6 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
1 6 (5.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) PMO
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) XenApp
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Citrix
4 4 (3.85%) Informatica
4 4 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.88%) TSYS
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) arcserve
7 1 (0.96%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.96%) Calypso
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) EMC
7 1 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.96%) Murex
7 1 (0.96%) Pega
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata
7 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.96%) Wallstreet Suite
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