The table below looks at the statistics for StarTeam 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 StarTeam over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland StarTeam
Rank 132 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing StarTeam 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.95% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £353
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
359 316 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.23% 11.46% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 174 87
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

StarTeam
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

StarTeam Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

StarTeam
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

StarTeam Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

StarTeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing StarTeam 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 StarTeam.

1 5 (100.00%) Borland
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Serena
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) WMI
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Lumension
5 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment

StarTeam
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing StarTeam 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 StarTeam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WMI
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Borland
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Serena
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) VMware