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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing GPG13 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £575
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
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
97 178 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.23% 10.53% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 84
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £215 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +105.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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