Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 101 138
Rank change year-on-year -40 +37 -23
Contract jobs citing B2B 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,514 1,483 2,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.39% 83.50% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,464 910 1,322
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £269 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.51% +21.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.70 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +1.16% -7.92% +3.78%

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SignalR
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

B2B
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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) SignalR
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
1 2 (50.00%) Complex Event Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft