The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £525 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £495 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
800 1362 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.67% 96.19% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 721 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £100.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Misys
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Log4j
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Log4j
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Misys