The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Alterian.

Alterian
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing Alterian 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £180
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £180
% change year-on-year - +52.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Alterian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 817 1394 1083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.14% 48.15% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 693 522
Median daily rate £395 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +0.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 39
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Alterian
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Alterian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Alterian in Scotland

Alterian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Alterian in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Alterian 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Alterian.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

Alterian
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe