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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 89 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £383
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 £16.00 - -
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
1161 1077 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.99% 79.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 596 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
4 4 (44.44%) ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) TopLink
5 3 (33.33%) JDeveloper
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (33.33%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle