The table below looks at the statistics for WFM 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 WFM over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 120 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% +30.00%
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UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

WFM
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 WFM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 +7 7 £330 +13.79% 2
Edinburgh -9 7 £375 -21.05%
Renfrewshire - 2 £335 -
WFM
UK

WFM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 13 (76.47%) Verint
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Genesys
4 7 (41.18%) IVR
4 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Cadence
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WFM 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 WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Verint
2 9 (52.94%) Genesys
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cadence