The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 109 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 22 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 5.22% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £385 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £507 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Internet
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
359 345 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.09% 13.04% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Internet
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 Internet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 13 £400 -3.61% 5
Glasgow +10 6 - - 1
Highlands - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £315 -
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
5 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
5 5 (16.13%) SSL
5 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.13%) Middleware
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) .NET

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) NServiceBus
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DDNS
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) Broadband
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) ISDN
4 1 (3.23%) LLU
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) PSTN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MSDE
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Gradle
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) git-flow
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) DBA
2 3 (9.68%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Content Manager
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Web Content Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) MSMQ
3 4 (12.90%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (12.90%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Physics
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) B2B
5 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) CA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Teradata
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