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

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £390 -
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1046 998 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.74% 39.24% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 467 506
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £32.00 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland