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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 124 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.045% 0.092% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.11% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £550 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.75%
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
1850 2681 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 81.84% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1400 1155
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) HR Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft