The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-64.70% +142.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 723 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.22% 70.54% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 351 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Performance Improvement
Scotland

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior VB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VB