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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 81 62
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £700 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +159.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -
E-business
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
1277 993 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.56% 77.34% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 577 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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