The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Commodity Exotics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Commodity Exotics over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Commodity Exotics
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Contract jobs citing Commodity Exotics 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
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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
700 626 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.44% 24.70% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 291 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 43
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.22 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%