The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RMADS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 28 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.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing RMADS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £588
% change year-on-year -2.00% -14.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.75 £72.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -31.37% +41.68%  

RMADS is in the quality assurance and compliance 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 quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 294 471 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 13.34% 16.01% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 260 215
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing RMADS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in Scotland

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in Scotland