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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 3 May 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.

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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 147 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% - 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% - 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
- +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VocaLink
UK

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
1368 1142 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.84% 38.16% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 600 487
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.99 £12.10 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.90 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

VocaLink
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
VocaLink
UK

VocaLink
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall