The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
787 1386 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.59% 95.85% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 711 719
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Law
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) User Experience
4 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 3 (21.43%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 2 (14.29%) BDD

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) JPA
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (21.43%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
2 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) ES6
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) Infoblox