Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 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.

Technical Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 165 131
Rank change year-on-year +32 -34 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 40 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.83% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 32
Scotland median daily rate £338 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +10.71% -1.75%
10th Percentile £163 £166 £213
90th Percentile £423 £546 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.14% -13.75% +12.68%

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 4007 5172 5949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.09% 93.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2329 2920 3100
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.27% +2.47%
10th Percentile £224 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 103 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.01 £43.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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 +28 24 £344 -27.63%
Glasgow +8 15 £175 -41.76% 2
Inverclyde +5 1 - -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 7 (17.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) JUnit
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) JMeter
5 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) JIRA
5 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.00%) JBehave
5 6 (15.00%) Confluence
5 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) Calabash
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.00%) Appium
5 6 (15.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (15.00%) Gatling
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.50%) Retail
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) XML

Technical 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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Broadband
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) DataStage
2 1 (2.50%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Appium
1 6 (15.00%) Calabash
1 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (15.00%) Gatling
1 6 (15.00%) JBehave
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
1 6 (15.00%) JMeter
1 6 (15.00%) JUnit
1 6 (15.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) FATCA
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.50%) Avaya
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau