Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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.

Issue Tracking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 133 126
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Issue Tracking 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.069% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
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 2,572 2,484 1,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.57% 85.36% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,317 1,445 1,025
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +11.20%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -2.38%

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 20 November 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland