The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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 Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 135 133 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Reuters 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.079% 0.063% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £750 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +177.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
Reuters
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
1136 1134 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.74% 35.53% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 507 526
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) KDB
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eikon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) KDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Market Making
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Option Pricing Theory
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (33.33%) FactSet
1 1 (33.33%) Fidessa
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow