The first table below looks at the demand for Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 104 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.84% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 10
Average daily rate £375 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
-61.64% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Transformation
UK

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Transformation
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 Business Transformation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 17 £375 - 1
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - - - -
Business Transformation
UK

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation.

1 27 (81.82%) Project Management
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Waterfall
4 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) Retail
6 13 (39.39%) Release Management
6 13 (39.39%) FMCG
7 10 (30.30%) SOAP
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 9 (27.27%) HTTP
9 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
10 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (21.21%) REST
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (18.18%) System Testing
11 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (18.18%) JSON
12 5 (15.15%) Migration
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (12.12%) Puppet
13 4 (12.12%) Hudson
13 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
13 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
13 4 (12.12%) Open Source

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Transformation 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 Business Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Hudson
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
1 4 (12.12%) Ant
1 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Business Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Business Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Change Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Business Change Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Release Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Business Change Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Change Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) SAML
7 1 (3.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) FMCG
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Project Management
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Waterfall
4 13 (39.39%) Release Management
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.18%) System Testing
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (12.12%) DSDM
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Workflow
10 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft