The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Entry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Entry over the 3 months to 24 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.

Data Entry
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 150 136
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14  
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.28% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £95 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +268.42% -15.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £206 £100 £114
% change year-on-year +106.25% -12.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.40 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.63 £12.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +5.20% +9.09%  

Data Entry is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1766 2505 2473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.37% 85.41% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1428 1278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Entry
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Entry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Entry in Scotland

Data Entry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Entry in Scotland

Data Entry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Entry in Scotland

Data Entry
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 Data Entry within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 1 £350 +268.42%
Data Entry
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry 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 Data Entry.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Handset
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (60.00%) Pricing Data
3 2 (40.00%) FatWire
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Data Entry
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 (80.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Handset
1 3 (60.00%) Pricing Data
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) FatWire
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle