The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenLink 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 OpenLink over the 3 months to 30 September 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 OpenLink Financial, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenLink
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenLink 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £675 £513
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
1245 1068 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 42.47% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 517 441
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £219 £181
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 40 35 79
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

OpenLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OpenLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OpenLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OpenLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OpenLink
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 OpenLink within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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 - 2 £450 -
OpenLink
UK

OpenLink
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink.

1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Endur
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

OpenLink
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OpenLink 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 OpenLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Endur
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO