The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis 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 Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 81 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +22.22%
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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
1137 996 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.31% 76.38% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 598 327
Average daily rate £375 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Root Cause Analysis 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 Root Cause Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (60.00%) BDD
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
1 6 (60.00%) Hudson
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (60.00%) Gradle
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Calabash
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ATDD
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Android

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Root Cause Analysis 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 Root Cause Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (20.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (10.00%) PowerExchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (60.00%) Hudson
1 6 (60.00%) Gradle
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) Calabash
2 3 (30.00%) Appium
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Xcode
3 2 (20.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
1 3 (30.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
1 6 (60.00%) BDD
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ATDD
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ESRI
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica