The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Alterian.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Alterian
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Alterian 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £294 £291
% change year-on-year
-38.72% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
459 431 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.47% 33.67% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 122
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Average hourly rate £11.18 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.78% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £5.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £21.00 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alterian across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Alterian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Alterian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Alterian.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) HttpUnit
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Alterian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Alterian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) HttpUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe