The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Commodity Exotics in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commodity Exotics over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Commodity Exotics
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Commodity Exotics 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Commodity Exotics
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
208 255 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.35% 28.68% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £20.69 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%