Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Customer Insight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Insight over the 6 months to 19 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.

Customer Insight
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 - 192
Rank change year-on-year - +192 -12
Contract jobs citing Customer Insight 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Scotland median daily rate £350 - £450
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.67 £67.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -76.79% +80.00% +127.34%

Customer Insight is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Customer Insight
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Customer Insight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Insight in Scotland

Customer Insight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Insight in Scotland

Customer Insight
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Insight within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh - 6 £350 - 2
Customer Insight
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Insight 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 Customer Insight.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Adaptive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping

Customer Insight
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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Research Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior User Experience Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Adaptive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe