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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)
Rank 610 578 562
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Contract jobs citing SCORM 12 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£251 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-56.92% +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
18011 17485 16779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.63% 32.00% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11335 10583 9950
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 672 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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
Top 10 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 4 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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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 -25 12 £251 -16.50% 2
London +4 5 £325 +85.85% 1
Cheshire - 4 £325 -
North West - 4 £325 -
South West - 2 £238 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
West Midlands +4 1 - -
City of London -12 1 £251 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £250 -

SCORM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (68.42%) E-Learning
2 12 (63.16%) Learning Management System
3 5 (26.32%) WebEx
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Adobe
4 4 (21.05%) Saba
4 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (15.79%) Video Editing
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (10.53%) Law
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development

SCORM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Moodle
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) RoboHelp
3 1 (5.26%) 3ds Max
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) WebEx
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Author
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Instructional Designer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) E-Learning
2 12 (63.16%) Learning Management System
3 3 (15.79%) Video Editing
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) CAD
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) Saba
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft