The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Reuters 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £180 £180
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
428 388 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.91% 33.98% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 157 126
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £286 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh