The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Visualisation in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visualisation
Rank 108 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 23 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -39.06%
Visualisation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
755 731 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.63% 27.64% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 395 253
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Visualisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Visualisation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Visualisation
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Visualisation Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Visualisation
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualisation across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Visualisation
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Visualisation Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -7 10 £400 +3.22% 2
Glasgow +11 5 £350 -22.22% 4
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Fife - 1 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £420 -
Visualisation
UK

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 23 (38.98%) User Experience
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.34%) Scrum
3 12 (20.34%) Analytics
4 11 (18.64%) Data Analytics
4 11 (18.64%) High Availability
4 11 (18.64%) Banking
4 11 (18.64%) Data Management
4 11 (18.64%) WPF
4 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) Derivative
5 9 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (15.25%) .NET
6 8 (13.56%) Windows
6 8 (13.56%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (11.86%) Linux
7 7 (11.86%) C++
7 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (11.86%) Information Architecture
8 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (10.17%) Market Making
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Unix

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.69%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.69%) Siemens NX
2 1 (1.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.69%) Primavera
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DHCP
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) OLAP
2 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Architect
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Computer Scientist
5 6 (10.17%) Designer
5 6 (10.17%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) WPF Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (6.78%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) WPF
2 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Apache CXF
3 2 (3.39%) Drools
3 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.39%) JPA
3 2 (3.39%) JSF
3 2 (3.39%) RichFaces
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.69%) Itk
4 1 (1.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) User Experience
2 9 (15.25%) Derivative
2 9 (15.25%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.78%) Life Science
6 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.39%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.69%) Animation
8 1 (1.69%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.69%) Equities
8 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.69%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Analytics
2 12 (20.34%) Scrum
2 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.64%) Data Analytics
3 11 (18.64%) Data Management
3 11 (18.64%) High Availability
3 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.56%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (11.86%) Information Architecture
5 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.17%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Market Making
6 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) C#
2 11 (18.64%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) C++
4 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) VBA
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Ada
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) PhD
2 5 (8.47%) ISEB
3 4 (6.78%) CEH
3 4 (6.78%) CISA
3 4 (6.78%) CISSP
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Omniture
3 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) VMware