The median contractor rate for an Author was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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.

Author
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 135
Contract jobs requiring an Author 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.075% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £325 £338
% change year-on-year -5.84% -3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Author in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Author in Scotland

Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Author in Scotland

Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Author in Scotland

Author Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Author in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing

Author Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Product Marketing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA