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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 134 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.040% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £488 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -30.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £418
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.86%
E-business
UK

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
2104 2599 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.23% 81.42% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1311 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing E-business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-business within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 1 £500 -
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for E-business.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) HR Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Project Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft