The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 117 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.52% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.73% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£413 £383 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1650 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.11% 71.86% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 834 735
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.25 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Job
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E-business
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E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (46.67%) Workflow
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (26.67%) ERP
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) Maven
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (13.33%) Ant
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (13.33%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) Advertising
9 2 (13.33%) R
10 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) OBIEE Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Guidewire
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Alterian