The first table below looks at the demand for Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fund Accounting
Rank 71 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 15 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.66% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 733 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.45% 71.72% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 355 336
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Fund Accounting
Scotland

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 22 (56.41%) Banking
2 21 (53.85%) Migration
3 16 (41.03%) Asset Management
3 16 (41.03%) Investment Banking
4 13 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) MultiFonds
6 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Hedge funds
8 5 (12.82%) CIMA
8 5 (12.82%) ACCA
9 4 (10.26%) MS Project
9 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) VBA
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
10 3 (7.69%) Markit EDM
11 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.13%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (5.13%) Workflow
12 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.56%) Legal

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MultiFonds
2 3 (7.69%) Markit EDM
3 2 (5.13%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (56.41%) Banking
2 16 (41.03%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Account Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Migration
2 16 (41.03%) Asset Management
3 13 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.56%) Process Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) RAD
8 1 (2.56%) Release Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
1 4 (10.26%) VBA
2 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ACCA
1 5 (12.82%) CIMA
2 1 (2.56%) CFA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft