Period
to 13 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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.

Technical Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 103 126
Rank change year-on-year +31 +23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 17 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.75% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Median daily rate £475 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.39% -7.22%
10th Percentile £420 £376 £364
90th Percentile £563 £495 £486
Scotland median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 988 2,254 2,935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.42% 94.31% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 1,218 1,693
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £183 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 42
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +8.16% -12.54%
10th Percentile £17.74 £11.17 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.10 £44.68 £39.05
Median hourly rate £20.87 £20.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% +30.03% -34.69%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Technical Manager in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Technical Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, Technical Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA

Technical Manager 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow