The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 3 months to 28 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 CA Technologies.

CA
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing CA 7 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 2.89% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 6.45% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 15
Median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +56.52%  

CA 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 419 605 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.29% 44.81% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 445 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £43.39 £15.82 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.35% -39.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for CA in Edinburgh

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA 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 CA.

1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (36.36%) Appium
2 4 (36.36%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories

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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 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
1 1 (9.09%) SNA
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Appium
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) DBA
1 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) REXX
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
1 1 (9.09%) TSYS