The table below looks at the statistics for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 75 52
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £383 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £456 £382
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +19.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £49.50
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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
1058 883 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.45% 72.32% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 475 199
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh