Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Issue Tracking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Issue Tracking over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Issue Tracking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 142 110
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32 +28
Contract jobs citing Issue Tracking 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £343 £325 £425
90th Percentile £443 £375 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Issue Tracking 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 2,232 2,622 1,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.29% 87.66% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,556 939
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £269 £286 £246
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 30
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.00% +28.14%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £14.23
90th Percentile £46.63 £111.75 £52.02
Scotland median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.20% +7.69% -35.00%

Issue Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Issue Tracking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Issue Tracking in Edinburgh

Issue Tracking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Issue Tracking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Issue Tracking 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 Issue Tracking.

1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) Java

Issue Tracking
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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland