Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 117 128
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.56% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.58% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.42% +54.84% +9.93%
10th Percentile £343 £455 £369
90th Percentile £413 £710 £406
Scotland median daily rate £388 £463 £444
% change year-on-year -16.22% +4.23% +47.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2690 2235 2992
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.25% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1293 1561
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £254 £257 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £360
% change year-on-year +7.64% - -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 £17.41 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.39% +5.50% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.35 £10.35
90th Percentile £36.68 £48.38 £35.71
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.82% -3.70% +12.50%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in Edinburgh

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office

Senior Consultant Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories