The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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 VocaLink Limited.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £470
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
Scotland

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
520 459 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.87% 28.56% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 218 224
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.09% -41.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VocaLink
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

VocaLink
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall