Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Academic Degree
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Degree 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 3.57% 13.11% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 36.36% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Fife median daily rate - £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.56% +60.00%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Fife median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00% +49.25%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Fife
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 25.00% 36.07% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Fife median daily rate £300 £325 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +73.33% -14.77%
10th Percentile £250 £169 £158
90th Percentile £350 £435 £359
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year -21.68% +22.56% +57.68%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Fife.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Fife.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Fife

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Fife region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport-on-Tay - 1 - - 1
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Degree.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB