The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of thinkFolio products and/or services 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 19 December 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within thinkFolio Limited.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 85 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.082% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£613 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 422 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 34.79% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 219 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £163.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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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 Vendors 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 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Charles River
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Charles River