The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access 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 MS Access over the 3 months to 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Access
Rank 103 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing MS Access 23 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 2.77% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £202
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -24.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 542 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.80% 21.11% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 291 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -60.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Access
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Access across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Access Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MS Access
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 MS Access within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +4 10 £250 +92.30% 1
Edinburgh +6 8 £488 - 2
Stirling -6 5 - -
MS Access
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MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Access 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 MS Access.

1 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (46.00%) VBA
3 22 (44.00%) Project Management
4 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Business Analysis
7 15 (30.00%) Data Analysis
7 15 (30.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) Oracle
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 10 (20.00%) C#
10 10 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.00%) UML
11 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (16.00%) MVC
12 8 (16.00%) Lotus
12 8 (16.00%) IBM Notes
12 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Finance
14 5 (10.00%) Teradata
14 5 (10.00%) Banking
14 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
14 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MS Access 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 MS Access. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Data Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Access Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (8.00%) VBA Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Excel Developer
9 3 (6.00%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Excel VBA Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) VB Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Consultant
11 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) CSS
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 17 (34.00%) Business Analysis
3 15 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (18.00%) UML
6 8 (16.00%) MVC
6 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) ERP
9 4 (8.00%) WFM
9 4 (8.00%) BPMN
10 3 (6.00%) Release Management
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.00%) RAD
11 2 (4.00%) Workflow
11 2 (4.00%) Use Case
12 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) VBA
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Lotus
4 5 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) SAP