Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Performance Improvement
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 121 129
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Performance Improvement 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 2435 1792 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.23% 84.01% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1026 1379
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Performance Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) jBPM
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Drools
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion

Performance Improvement
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 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Drools
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) jBPM
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP