Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 1.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Dundee median daily rate £225 - -
Scotland median daily rate £263 £388 -
% change year-on-year -32.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £10.00 - -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 7.25% 19.44% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Dundee median daily rate £179 £115 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.77% -65.93% +159.62%
10th Percentile £133 £110 £276
90th Percentile £343 £327 £389
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.32 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% -25.93% +138.24%

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Vue.js

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Vue.js
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript