Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 83 84
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 44 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.93% 1.66% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.89% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +5.45% -2.94%
10th Percentile £384 £330 £333
90th Percentile £623 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £463 £369 £413
% change year-on-year +25.42% -10.61% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.82% +21.43% -

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 1,967 2,539 1,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.16% 87.55% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,058 1,516 1,074
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £288 £294 £260
90th Percentile £594 £569 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +84.21% +20.14%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.46 £12.60
90th Percentile £45.38 £48.51 £52.14
Scotland median hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.51% -34.55% -23.61%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019, 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Kanban
2 14 (31.82%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
4 9 (20.45%) Banking
5 8 (18.18%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) User Stories
6 7 (15.91%) Coaching
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (15.91%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (13.64%) ATDD
7 6 (13.64%) Burndown Charts
7 6 (13.64%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Velocity
7 6 (13.64%) Games
7 6 (13.64%) Middleware
8 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 4 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials

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 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Games
4 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Front Office
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Scrum Master
1 7 (15.91%) User Researcher
2 4 (9.09%) Architect
2 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Fraud Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Fraud Risk Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Risk Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Risk Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Security Technical Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
1 6 (13.64%) Velocity
2 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Kanban
2 14 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Actionable Insight
3 7 (15.91%) Coaching
3 7 (15.91%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps
3 7 (15.91%) Scrum
3 7 (15.91%) User Stories
4 6 (13.64%) ATDD
4 6 (13.64%) Burndown Charts
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Feature Driven Development
4 6 (13.64%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 4 (9.09%) OWASP
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.09%) C
5 4 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) R
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PgMP
1 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) PowerCLI
2 3 (6.82%) Consul
2 3 (6.82%) Prometheus
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix
1 2 (4.55%) McAfee
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy
1 2 (4.55%) Sophos
1 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) SAP