The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCORM in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCORM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)
Rank 572 560 573
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing SCORM 28 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £200
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +125.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

SCORM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCORM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCORM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCORM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCORM within the UK.

SCORM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCORM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCORM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SCORM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCORM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCORM within the UK.

SCORM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCORM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCORM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SCORM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SCORM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCORM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
England -6 24 £300 +7.14% 6
South East +6 18 £300 -33.33% 4
Portsmouth - 5 - - 2
Hampshire - 5 - - 2
West Midlands -2 3 £300 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £300 -
London -9 3 - - 1
Berkshire +9 1 £300 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

SCORM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCORM 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 SCORM.

1 46 (93.88%) E-Learning
2 34 (69.39%) HTML
3 21 (42.86%) CSS
4 20 (40.82%) Flash
4 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.73%) Learning Management System
5 18 (36.73%) Moodle
6 16 (32.65%) HTML5
7 15 (30.61%) Photoshop
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) PHP
10 11 (22.45%) ActionScript
10 11 (22.45%) XML
10 11 (22.45%) MVC
11 10 (20.41%) Time Management
12 9 (18.37%) Legal
12 9 (18.37%) MySQL
13 8 (16.33%) Windows
13 8 (16.33%) Adobe
13 8 (16.33%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (16.33%) Symfony
14 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) OO
14 7 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
15 6 (12.24%) .NET
15 6 (12.24%) C#
15 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
15 6 (12.24%) Git (software)

SCORM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCORM 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 SCORM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (36.73%) Moodle
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Photoshop
2 8 (16.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (10.20%) Fireworks
4 4 (8.16%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.08%) PeopleTools
General
1 9 (18.37%) Legal
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) E-Learning Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Flash Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Cloud Software Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (6.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Author
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Author
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) HTML
2 21 (42.86%) CSS
3 20 (40.82%) Flash
4 16 (32.65%) HTML5
5 11 (22.45%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) Symfony
7 6 (12.24%) .NET
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.20%) CakePHP
8 5 (10.20%) Yii
8 5 (10.20%) Laravel
9 3 (6.12%) Middleware
9 3 (6.12%) LAMP
9 3 (6.12%) jQuery
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (93.88%) E-Learning
2 18 (36.73%) Learning Management System
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) Time Management
3 7 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (10.20%) Content Management
4 5 (10.20%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) PHP
3 11 (22.45%) ActionScript
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.24%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PHP5
7 1 (2.04%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Lotus
5 1 (2.04%) Docent
5 1 (2.04%) Saba
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