Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 93 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 62 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.09% 1.52% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.79% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.04% +0.85%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £366
90th Percentile £525 £527 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +300.00% - -

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 2,632 2,343 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.68% 84.71% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,345 1,369 1,077
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £546 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.48% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -14.46% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.22 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.96 £37.52 £47.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +22.09% +7.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Finance
3 13 (20.97%) Analytics
4 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (17.74%) Banking
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
5 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.90%) Coaching
6 8 (12.90%) SQL
7 7 (11.29%) Kanban
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.68%) People Management
8 6 (9.68%) Prototyping
9 5 (8.06%) Service Design
9 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
9 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (8.06%) DevOps
9 5 (8.06%) Java
9 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (8.06%) Migration
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (6.45%) Marketing
10 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.45%) SAS
10 4 (6.45%) Python

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 4 (6.45%) SAS
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SessionCam
1 3 (4.84%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) AdWords
1 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
1 3 (4.84%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) BGP
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
1 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.84%) MySQL
1 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Content Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Product Owner
6 3 (4.84%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.84%) User Researcher
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Web Content Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) Kafka
2 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Analytics
3 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.52%) Project Management
4 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) Coaching
6 7 (11.29%) Kanban
7 6 (9.68%) People Management
7 6 (9.68%) Prototyping
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Service Design
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) CCNP
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) VCAP
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.45%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
1 1 (1.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Consul
1 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe
2 3 (4.84%) AppDynamics
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco
2 3 (4.84%) DoubleClick
2 3 (4.84%) Facebook
2 3 (4.84%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Tableau
2 3 (4.84%) Tealeaf
2 3 (4.84%) Tealium
3 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) EMC
4 1 (1.61%) NetApp
4 1 (1.61%) Pega
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) VMware