The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 71 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Economics 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.20% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Economics
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
230 199 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.76% 28.72% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 112 121
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £11.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +30.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Economics across the Glasgow region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Economics
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg