The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 106 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Advertising 26 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the General category 2.32% 0.91% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £345 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.25%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1121 1095 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.66% 44.42% 51.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 534 646
Average daily rate £400 £396 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £20.30 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Edinburgh -4 19 £413 -4.34% 9
Aberdeen +6 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Glasgow -7 1 £222 - 6
Stirling - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 8 (15.69%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (11.76%) CRM
7 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (11.76%) Banking
8 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
8 5 (9.80%) Front Office
9 4 (7.84%) Charles River
9 4 (7.84%) C#
9 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) Data Management
9 4 (7.84%) Derivative
10 3 (5.88%) Analytics
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
10 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.88%) Marketing
10 3 (5.88%) Degree
10 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
10 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
10 3 (5.88%) Windows

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) ProC
2 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) PowerDesigner
General
1 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Front Office
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.92%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Storage Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Storage Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) CSS3
3 1 (1.96%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Derivative
2 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) Equities
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) DataPower
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Project Management
2 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.76%) CRM
5 5 (9.80%) ERP
6 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.84%) Data Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Pay per click
8 2 (3.92%) IT Governance
8 2 (3.92%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.92%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) X++
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.88%) PMP
1 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) IIBA
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) EMIR
1 2 (3.92%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Charles River
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Infor
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
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