The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 28 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.

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

Reuters
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing Reuters 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.039% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £100 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £520 £350
% change year-on-year +20.19% +48.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

Reuters 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 759 1069 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.22% 41.21% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 591 585
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.80 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.62 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in Scotland

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in Scotland

Reuters
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB

Reuters
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 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Market Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Market Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) IBM