The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics 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 Logistics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 77 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Logistics 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +52.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+119.04% -43.75%
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the Edinburgh region.

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Logistics
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Logistics 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 Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Web Design
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO