The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 133 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£408 £350 £174
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +101.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £370 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £15.39 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -63.80%
Benchmarking
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2541 2145 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.03% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1130 899
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £165.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
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 Benchmarking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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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 -6 4 £408 +16.42%
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACCA
1 1 (11.11%) CIMA
1 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) CA
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