The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within BT Group plc.

BT
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 86
Contract jobs citing BT 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.075% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £438 £366
% change year-on-year -6.85% +19.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  

BT is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 596 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.29% 44.98% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 283 196
Median daily rate £400 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing BT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for BT in Edinburgh

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Edinburgh

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Edinburgh