Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 22 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.

Change Control
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 103 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Control 42 18 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.85% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.01% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.02% -2.45%
10th Percentile £213 £290 £257
90th Percentile £509 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £366
% change year-on-year +15.38% -11.08% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.38
% change year-on-year - -0.32% -75.53%

Change Control 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 2492 1787 2630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.90% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1024 1353
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 19 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £36.68 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 17 (40.48%) Java
1 17 (40.48%) XML
2 16 (38.10%) XSLT
2 16 (38.10%) JBoss
3 15 (35.71%) Java EE
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Banking
5 12 (28.57%) Maven
5 12 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (28.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
6 11 (26.19%) Windows
7 10 (23.81%) Citrix
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.43%) LDAP
8 9 (21.43%) SOA
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL
8 9 (21.43%) SOAP
8 9 (21.43%) Firewall
8 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
10 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (16.67%) Project Management
10 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 7 (16.67%) Unix

Change Control
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 16 (38.10%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) IaaS
1 6 (14.29%) PaaS
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
1 9 (21.43%) LDAP
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) Intranet
5 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.14%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.38%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (28.57%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
1 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Platform Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) XML
2 16 (38.10%) XSLT
3 15 (35.71%) Java EE
4 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
5 9 (21.43%) SOAP
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
6 7 (16.67%) JPA
6 7 (16.67%) Spring
7 6 (14.29%) Ajax
7 6 (14.29%) Drools
7 6 (14.29%) jBPM
7 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) EJB
8 5 (11.90%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (4.76%) JSF
10 2 (4.76%) Spring Batch
11 1 (2.38%) REST
11 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) PKI
2 5 (11.90%) DataPower
3 4 (9.52%) CMDB
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 12 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) SOA
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) BPMN
5 6 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 6 (14.29%) DevOps
5 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Workflow
6 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) CEH
2 1 (2.38%) CIMA
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) OSCP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (11.90%) PMO
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (16.67%) F5
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (11.90%) IBM
6 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.52%) Imperva
8 3 (7.14%) Adobe
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco
9 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.76%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) Sophos
10 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.38%) Informatica
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle