Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Decision-Making
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 56 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.97% 1.74% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.03% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.23% +8.23%
10th Percentile £269 £311 £381
90th Percentile £525 £518 £500
Scotland median daily rate £395 £400 £405
% change year-on-year -1.25% -1.23% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £52.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +320.00% - -

Decision-Making 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 2,509 2,514 1,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.13% 85.89% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,257 1,460 993
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.13% +2.44%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Edinburgh

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Edinburgh

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Edinburgh

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
4 11 (19.64%) Analytics
5 8 (14.29%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Kanban
5 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.71%) Service Design
7 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.71%) Windows
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Java
8 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 5 (8.93%) Linux
8 5 (8.93%) Python
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) People Management
8 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
9 4 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle
9 4 (7.14%) Adobe
9 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Asset Management

Decision-Making
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 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.79%) InDesign
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SessionCam
1 3 (5.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) AdWords
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.36%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) BGP
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.57%) OSPF
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
1 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Architect
3 5 (8.93%) Programme Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Content Designer
5 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) User Researcher
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Coach
6 2 (3.57%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Product Owner
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Web Content Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Web Designer
7 1 (1.79%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) Kafka
2 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) Analytics
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) Kanban
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (10.71%) Coaching
5 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.71%) Service Design
5 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.93%) People Management
6 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
7 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) Python
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CCNP
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) VCAP
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Basel III
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) IFRS
3 1 (1.79%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Consul
2 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Adobe
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) AppDynamics
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco
2 3 (5.36%) DoubleClick
2 3 (5.36%) Facebook
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Tableau
2 3 (5.36%) Tealeaf
2 3 (5.36%) Tealium
3 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) NetApp
4 1 (1.79%) Pega
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter
4 1 (1.79%) VMware