The table below looks at the statistics for DICOM 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 DICOM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
Rank - 131 126
Contract jobs citing DICOM 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.35% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £240 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £240 £263
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DICOM
UK

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
325 282 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.88% 9.29% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 170 135
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +64.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £17.80 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

DICOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DICOM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DICOM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DICOM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DICOM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland