The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank - 108 109
Contract jobs citing GMP 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.08% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+62.96% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +39.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
157 144 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.83% 5.72% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Average daily rate £400 £351 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £8.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £45.25 £31.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland