The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 90 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% - 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.30% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Business Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
91 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.41% 4.85% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 15
Average daily rate £450 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) Agresso
3 5 (62.50%) Bloomberg
3 5 (62.50%) Markit EDM
3 5 (62.50%) Eikon
4 4 (50.00%) Charles River
5 3 (37.50%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (25.00%) Calypso
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Derivative
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (12.50%) BI-SAM
7 1 (12.50%) Vermilion
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Agresso
1 5 (62.50%) Markit EDM
1 5 (62.50%) Eikon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Bloomberg
2 4 (50.00%) Charles River
3 2 (25.00%) Calypso
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) BI-SAM
4 1 (12.50%) Vermilion
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago