Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Highlands during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Consultant
Scotland > Highlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands - 3.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Highlands median daily rate - £250 -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Highlands median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £8.62 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -71.27% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Highlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Highlands
Contract vacancies in the Highlands with a recognized job title 20 29 16
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 90.63% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Highlands median daily rate £150 £115 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -58.18% +150.00%
10th Percentile £106 £104 £126
90th Percentile £209 £218 £569
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Highlands median hourly rate £27.25 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.12% +68.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £15.25 £34.00 £13.40
90th Percentile £34.63 £47.32 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -20.00%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Highlands

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Highlands.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in the Highlands

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in the Highlands