The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 94 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.34% 0.078%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.28% 13.51% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

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
61 37 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.03% 2.52% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 53
Median daily rate £388 £350 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

thinkFolio
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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 9 (90.00%) Investment Management
1 9 (90.00%) Markit EDM
2 8 (80.00%) Charles River
3 7 (70.00%) Front Office
3 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) MiFID
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
7 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (10.00%) Eikon
7 1 (10.00%) FactSet

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (10.00%) Eikon
General
1 7 (70.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MiFID Architect
4 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Investment Management
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Charles River
2 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) FactSet
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft