Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for B2B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited B2B over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Business-to-Business (B2B)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 129
Contract jobs citing B2B 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - £330 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.16% -0.53%
Scotland median daily rate - £330 £448
% change year-on-year - -26.26% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £30.21 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -22.55% -

B2B is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1882 2372 2535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.31% 84.71% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1317 1374
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £252
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.00 £15.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -26.44% -9.47%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £43.39 £46.99 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +33.33%

B2B
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing B2B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for B2B in Edinburgh

B2B
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing B2B in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for B2B in Edinburgh