Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Specialist was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Support Specialist
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 108 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year - -18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,800 1,688 2,909
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.80% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 1,052 1,474
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £215 £260
90th Percentile £569 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.05% +23.72%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.47 £10.52
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.09 £42.13
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in Edinburgh

Applications Support Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Specialist in Edinburgh

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Applications Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle