The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fund Accounting
Rank 90 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 2 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 1.17% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.52% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-55.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1276 989 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.45% 77.27% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 582 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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
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 30 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) GSM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Excel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft