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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing E-business 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
1364 2048 2050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.52% 79.26% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 1127 1124
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.10 £44.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 £525 -
E-business
UK

E-business
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management