The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing ACF2 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.072%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ACF2
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
302 260 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.75% 8.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 104 158
Median daily rate £300 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.70 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the Scotland region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ACF2
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ACF2.

1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) zSecure
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics
4 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) CA

ACF2
Top Related 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA