The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT 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 COBIT over the 3 months to 3 August 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - 84 65
Contract jobs citing COBIT 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.06% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +13.92%
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 97 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.52% 7.58% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 28
Average daily rate £388 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £8.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +142.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £14.00 £5.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £21.00 £11.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh