The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 - £40.00
ASIC
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
394 452 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.76% 27.02% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 225 170
Median daily rate £413 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £237 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.42 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £29.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASIC across the Edinburgh region.

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh