The first table below looks at the demand for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 132 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.081% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
201 160 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.31% 6.49% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 78
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
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ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ResourceLink
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate