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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)
Rank 589 557 528
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs citing SCORM 10 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.081% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £482 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £460 £293
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +57.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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
Top 11 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 March 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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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 -14 6 - - 4
Scotland - 4 £250 -
London +2 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South East - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -

SCORM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) E-Learning
2 12 (48.00%) Learning Management System
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (24.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Adobe
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Local Government
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.00%) Flash
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) CAD
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) ActionScript

SCORM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (12.00%) 3ds Max
3 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.00%) Fireworks
4 2 (8.00%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Local Government
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Author
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (8.00%) E-Learning Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) E-Business Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) Flash
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) E-Learning
2 12 (48.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) VLE
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) CRM
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
1 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (12.00%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) CAD
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) Web Design
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) OO
3 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (12.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Adobe
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle