The first table below looks at the demand for Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 71 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.32% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.89% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
+58.06% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Business Transformation
Scotland

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation.

1 22 (88.00%) Project Management
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Waterfall
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Retail
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) FMCG
5 11 (44.00%) Release Management
5 11 (44.00%) XML
6 9 (36.00%) SOAP
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) HTTP
7 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) REST
8 6 (24.00%) System Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.00%) Puppet
10 4 (16.00%) Hudson
10 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
10 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.00%) DSDM
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Hudson
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Ant
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Business Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Business Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) SOAP
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) SAML
7 1 (4.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) FMCG
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Project Management
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (44.00%) Release Management
4 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) System Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (16.00%) DSDM
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft