Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Creative Problem-Solving
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 136 119
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 -
Contract jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £425 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +24.27% -
10th Percentile £363 £408 £318
90th Percentile £458 £438 £355
Scotland median daily rate £375 £413 £342
% change year-on-year -9.09% +20.61% +36.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Creative Problem-Solving 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 2,561 2,487 1,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.86% 85.29% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 1,446 1,054
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +12.61%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

Creative Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Creative Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

Creative Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Creative Problem-Solving
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland