The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HND 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.57% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £260 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.08%
HND
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Qualifications Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 32.14% 18.92% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £215 £306 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.79% +65.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HND across the Fife region.

HND Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

HND
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Glenrothes - - - -
HND
Scotland

HND
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification