The table below looks at the statistics for FATCA 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 FATCA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Rank 83 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing FATCA 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.08% 4.55% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£494 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FATCA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
98 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 5.73% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 20
Average daily rate £396 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

FATCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

FATCA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FATCA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

FATCA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

FATCA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FATCA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

FATCA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

FATCA
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing FATCA 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 FATCA.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

FATCA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing FATCA 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 FATCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Report Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification