The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing GPG13 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GPG13
Scotland

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
163 162 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.73% 10.23% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 87
Median daily rate £406 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GPG13 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GPG13
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPG13 across the Edinburgh region.

GPG13 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh