Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 124 116
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £350 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -25.13% +125.30%
10th Percentile £202 £251 £368
90th Percentile £469 £423 £503
Scotland median daily rate £325 £358 £360
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.69% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.32 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.09% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2154 2679 2960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.69% 95.78% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1490 1597
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £265 £251
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.75 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.20% -8.32% -11.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.49 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Applications Support 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 Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe

Applications Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago