The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.057% 0.19% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 1.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £200 £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £43.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-73.56% +19.17%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 354 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.79% 13.72% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 171 167
Median daily rate £350 £363 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -45.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £17.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team

Broadband
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PMO
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft