The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Broadband
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 122
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.05% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £200 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £300 £361
% change year-on-year -12.50% -16.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £44.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -68.85% +154.28%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 207 382 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.62% 14.62% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 203 162
Median daily rate £358 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.00 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Broadband as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in Scotland

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Scotland

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

Broadband
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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery