The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £285
% change year-on-year -2.77% +57.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

Performance Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1259 1133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.68% 82.77% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 702 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.26% -45.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Improvement in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Improvement in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Performance Improvement
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Junior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification