The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP 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 SMTP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank - 71 64
Contract jobs citing SMTP 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.68% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.42% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.55
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 95 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.70% 8.06% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SMTP 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 SMTP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) NCrunch
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SMTP 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 SMTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) NCrunch
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript