The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank - 111 106
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.77% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.68 £14.68 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-27.25% -61.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
564 388 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.24% 15.55% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 203 132
Average daily rate £346 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.95 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
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 BC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Glasgow - - - -
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BC Cleared
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BC Cleared 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 BC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BC Cleared 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
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