The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 92 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £398 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £11.51
% change year-on-year
-52.38% +264.90%
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Pega