The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 - £40.00
ASIC
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
876 933 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.39% 29.16% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 448 432
Median daily rate £350 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 20
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £48.35 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland