The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CFA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
610 365 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.80% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 193 133
Average daily rate £347 £353 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.38 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CFA
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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 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) ACCA
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ACCA
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA