The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 79 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing E-business 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 733 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.35% 71.17% 68.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 330
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
E-business
Scotland

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

E-business
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing E-business 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 E-business.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing E-business 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 E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management