The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 21 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 57 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.35% 1.98% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.60% 21.13% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 12
Median daily rate £228 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.81% +42.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £363 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.42% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.40% +26.18%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 142 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.94% 9.36% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 71
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £236 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Edinburgh

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 48 (54.55%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
3 32 (36.36%) Finance
4 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.00%) Scrum
6 21 (23.86%) Management Information System
6 21 (23.86%) Linux
6 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.18%) Python
7 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 16 (18.18%) SQL
8 13 (14.77%) Windows
8 13 (14.77%) Web Services
8 13 (14.77%) Spring
8 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
9 12 (13.64%) Oracle
9 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (12.50%) ESRI
11 10 (11.36%) Migration
11 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.36%) Web Development
11 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
11 10 (11.36%) Leaflet
11 10 (11.36%) PostGIS
11 10 (11.36%) GeoServer
11 10 (11.36%) OpenLayers
12 9 (10.23%) JIRA
12 9 (10.23%) BDD
12 9 (10.23%) XML
13 8 (9.09%) WSDL

Degree
Top Related 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 10 (11.36%) GeoServer
2 4 (4.55%) Moodle
3 3 (3.41%) Blackboard Learn
3 3 (3.41%) JBoss
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
1 3 (3.41%) LAN
1 3 (3.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.27%) VLAN
2 2 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) BGP
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) IPv6
3 1 (1.14%) OSPF
3 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.09%) GIS
3 6 (6.82%) MySQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.68%) Spatial Data
5 3 (3.41%) Big Data
5 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.14%) QlikView
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 8 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.09%) Gradle
2 8 (9.09%) JBehave
2 8 (9.09%) Maven
3 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.14%) Grunt
7 1 (1.14%) gulp
7 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Law
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) German Language
4 2 (2.27%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
5 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Junior
5 8 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.68%) GIS Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
1 13 (14.77%) Spring
1 13 (14.77%) Web Services
2 10 (11.36%) Leaflet
2 10 (11.36%) OpenLayers
2 10 (11.36%) PostGIS
3 9 (10.23%) XML
4 8 (9.09%) WSDL
4 8 (9.09%) XML Messaging
5 7 (7.95%) CSS
6 6 (6.82%) HTML
7 4 (4.55%) .NET
7 4 (4.55%) CSS3
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) J2EE
8 3 (3.41%) JSP
8 3 (3.41%) React
8 3 (3.41%) RESTful
9 2 (2.27%) REST
9 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 21 (23.86%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.55%) Fintech
5 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.55%) VLE
6 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.41%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.41%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.27%) Replication
8 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Unix
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) Scrum
3 21 (23.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.36%) Migration
4 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (11.36%) Web Development
5 9 (10.23%) BDD
6 8 (9.09%) Analytics
6 8 (9.09%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 8 (9.09%) Open Source
6 8 (9.09%) TDD
7 7 (7.95%) Information Architecture
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.68%) Coaching
8 5 (5.68%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (4.55%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) Java
2 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.18%) Python
2 16 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
4 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) CISSP
1 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) CEH
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) APMP
3 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.27%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) ESRI
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco
5 3 (3.41%) Blackboard
5 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.41%) Splunk
5 3 (3.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.27%) Cognos
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) OpenText
7 1 (1.14%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
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