The table below looks at the statistics for ERD 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 ERD over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 137 130 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing ERD 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.036% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.046% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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£413 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £470 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +70.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 - -
ERD
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
2639 2161 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.37% 78.58% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1108 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

ERD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ERD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ERD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ERD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ERD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ERD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ERD
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 ERD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 3 £450 -
Glasgow +1 2 £293 -
ERD
UK

ERD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ERD 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 ERD.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Decision Table
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithmics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

ERD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ERD 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 ERD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Decision Table
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithmics
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase