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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visualisation
Rank 122 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.64% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £200 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -26.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £200 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +57.89%
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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
749 624 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.93% 25.69% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 323 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 50
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.22 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -41.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014.

Visualisation Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow - 3 £394 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Visualisation
UK

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Ergonomics
4 4 (33.33%) WPF
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (33.33%) KDB
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (33.33%) WinForms
4 4 (33.33%) Equities
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Visualisation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) KDB
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) WinForms
1 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (33.33%) Equities
1 4 (33.33%) Ergonomics
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) AppSense