Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling 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.

Analyst
Scotland > Stirling
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 15 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 31.25% 28.45% 26.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.61% 28.45% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 9
Stirling median daily rate £400 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -24.42% +30.30%
10th Percentile £140 £185 £353
90th Percentile £488 £388 £500
Scotland median daily rate £350 £342 £350
% change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.90% -9.38%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 46 116 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 95.83% 100.00% 98.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 46
Stirling median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £142 £270 £356
90th Percentile £493 £518 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Stirling median hourly rate £10.50 £9.88 £12.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -18.10% -51.77%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.56 £9.91
90th Percentile £10.75 £10.19 £14.26
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Stirling

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Stirling

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Stirling

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Stirling

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Stirling region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (26.67%) R
3 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (26.67%) SPSS
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) SAS
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Informatica
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SPSS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) QlikView
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
1 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (26.67%) ETL
1 4 (26.67%) Predictive Analytics
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) R
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus