The median contractor rate for an Implementation Consultant was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Implementation Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 151 137
Rank change year-on-year +62 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 22 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 0.069% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.075% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Median daily rate £650 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £440 £575
% change year-on-year +36.36% -23.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2047 2683 2885
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.56% 92.68% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1497 1490
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 86
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Implementation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Implementation Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Consultant in Scotland

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Consultant in Scotland

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Consultant in Scotland

Implementation Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 21 £650 -
Implementation Consultant
UK

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Implementation 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 Scotland region featuring Implementation Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (95.83%) Unit4 Business World
2 20 (83.33%) Finance
3 19 (79.17%) ERP
3 19 (79.17%) Workflow
4 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (70.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (66.67%) Performance Testing
6 16 (66.67%) Integration Testing
6 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 16 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (66.67%) SDLC
7 15 (62.50%) Data Migration
7 15 (62.50%) Migration
8 12 (50.00%) Local Government
9 8 (33.33%) Validation
10 5 (20.83%) E-Procurement
10 5 (20.83%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
12 3 (12.50%) Cognos
12 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (8.33%) Legal
13 2 (8.33%) Degree
13 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
13 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
14 1 (4.17%) Banking
14 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
14 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
14 1 (4.17%) Line Management
14 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
14 1 (4.17%) SQL

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ERP
1 19 (79.17%) Workflow
2 18 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (70.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 16 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 16 (66.67%) SDLC
4 16 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
5 15 (62.50%) Data Migration
5 15 (62.50%) Migration
6 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 5 (20.83%) E-Procurement
8 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
9 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft