The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 22 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 122 112
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £230 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £238 £388
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -38.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1035 1003 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.53% 39.66% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 477 518
Average daily rate £350 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in Scotland