The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 91 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- -50.47%
Benchmarking
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1165 1188 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.74% 81.37% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 657 585
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics

Benchmarking
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL