Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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.

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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 179 196
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Reuters 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Scotland median daily rate £463 £394 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -21.25% -
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £363
% change year-on-year - +37.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +93.33% -14.29% -2.78%

Reuters is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1851 1991 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.42% 45.88% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1095 1139
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.48% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.35 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

Reuters
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 Reuters 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
Glasgow -10 2 £463 +19.35%
Reuters
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Market Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Market Data Infrastructure Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg