Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Master's Degree
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 128 130
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.038% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.33% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £475
Scotland median daily rate £420 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +30.03% -13.87% +26.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Master's 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 255 302 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.65% 11.37% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 180 125
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76% +23.19%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £243
90th Percentile £566 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.00 £43.39 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.04% +73.56% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.73 £14.20
90th Percentile £27.25 £43.39 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -20.00% +36.66%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Edinburgh

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Edinburgh