The first table below looks at the demand for E-business 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 E-business over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank - 107 105
Contract jobs citing E-business 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.26% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +64.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1916 1651 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.17% 71.01% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 852 977
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 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 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%
E-business
UK

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

E-business Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

E-business
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 E-business within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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 - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing E-business 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 E-business.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (8.33%) SAS
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing E-business 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 E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) VB6
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle