Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £327 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 April 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 95 129
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £327 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% -5.36% -17.65%
10th Percentile £184 £125 £262
90th Percentile £420 £462 £394
Scotland median daily rate £450 £175 £338
% change year-on-year +157.14% -48.15% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.78 £16.61 -
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

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 2,710 1,758 2,807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.60% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,639 1,103 1,508
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £265
90th Percentile £571 £550 £552
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.28% -2.42%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.74 £12.08
90th Percentile £47.33 £52.05 £42.33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £16.45 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.42% -45.18% +66.67%

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 April 2018.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, Applications Support 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 in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Charles River
1 12 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Time Management
5 7 (38.89%) Line Management
5 7 (38.89%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
5 7 (38.89%) Equities
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
7 4 (22.22%) thinkFolio
8 3 (16.67%) ITSM
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Conflict Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) LDAP
9 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Banking
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Equities
2 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
4 7 (38.89%) Line Management
5 6 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Conflict Management
7 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Charles River
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft