The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing ACF2 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.17%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ACF2
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
87 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.28% 6.21% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 60
Median daily rate £263 £366 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.32% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £238 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £30.50 £25.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.79% +110.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the Edinburgh region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ACF2
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ACF2.

1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) CA

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA