The first table below looks at the demand for Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM over the 3 months to 25 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 Business Applications 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 68 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.56% 0.68%
As % of the Business Applications category 22.22% 31.37% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £663 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.30% +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
72 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.64% 4.99% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 22
Average daily rate £400 £436 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Markit EDM
Scotland

Markit EDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Markit EDM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Markit EDM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Markit EDM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Markit EDM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Markit EDM Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM.

1 24 (63.16%) Investment Management
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 19 (50.00%) Data Management
4 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 14 (36.84%) ETL
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) Migration
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 7 (18.42%) HP
10 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Data Management
10 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
13 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
13 4 (10.53%) Back Office
13 4 (10.53%) GoldenSource
13 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (7.89%) Fund Accounting
14 3 (7.89%) Banking
14 3 (7.89%) Front Office
15 2 (5.26%) Project Management
15 2 (5.26%) DTS
15 2 (5.26%) Charles River
15 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
15 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (2.63%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.63%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DTS
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Test Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Equities
1 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Investment Management
2 19 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 19 (50.00%) Data Management
3 14 (36.84%) ETL
4 11 (28.95%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Data Management
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.63%) System Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) GoldenSource
4 2 (5.26%) Charles River
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
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