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 21 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.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1168 1102 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.44% 43.49% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 531 437
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 72
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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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

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP