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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing GPG13 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.73% -5.00%
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
118 162 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.02% 9.73% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 77 81
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

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