The table below looks at the statistics for Trac 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 Trac over the 3 months to 22 December 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Trac 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
357 325 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.94% 13.19% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 194 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £27.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Trac
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Trac Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Trac
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Trac 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 Trac.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Trac 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 Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP