The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank - 109 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.70% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Average daily rate - £347 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.60% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Economics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
745 752 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.24% 27.68% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 410 266
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Economics
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (100.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree