The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 17 October 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 131 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing CFA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.079% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
509 373 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.24% 14.67% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 181 178
Average daily rate £345 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £188 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -31.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CFA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CFA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CFA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CFA 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 CFA.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) ACCA
1 2 (66.67%) CIMA
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CFA 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 CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ACCA
1 2 (66.67%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree