The first table below looks at the demand for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 78 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Basel II 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% - 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.92% - 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 29 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.75% 3.85% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 28
Average daily rate £344 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Basel II
Scotland

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basel II across the Edinburgh region.

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Basel II
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the Edinburgh region.

Basel II Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Basel II
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Basel II also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Basel II.

1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) MiFID
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (100.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Basel II also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Basel II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) MiFID
1 3 (100.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality