Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Business Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Development over the 6 months to 20 November 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 Development
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 124 130
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Business Development 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.81% - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £340 £450
% change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Business Development 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 2454 1769 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.96% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1012 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Business Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Development in Edinburgh

Business Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Development 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 Business Development.

1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) People Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) CGI
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Business Development
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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) People Management
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat