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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £738 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
88 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.16% 4.65% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 33
Average daily rate £423 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £655 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

thinkFolio
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

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

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Markit EDM
2 12 (80.00%) Investment Management
3 8 (53.33%) Charles River
4 7 (46.67%) Front Office
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (20.00%) MiFID
6 3 (20.00%) Eikon
6 3 (20.00%) FactSet
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
8 1 (6.67%) Economics
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Markit EDM
2 5 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (20.00%) Eikon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) MiFID Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Economics
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Investment Management
2 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Charles River
2 5 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 3 (20.00%) FactSet
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.67%) BI-SAM
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Vermilion