The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF 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 ISPF over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 122 112
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.038% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -16.47%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
604 817 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 30.73% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 487 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.74 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland