The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stirling region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 13 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.69% 2.17% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 2.78% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £403 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 70.77% 78.26% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Migration
Scotland

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing Migration 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 Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JDBC
1 2 (25.00%) JSP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Management
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects