The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Credit Risk in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Credit Risk over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Credit Risk
Rank 109 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 23 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.51% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 5.45% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 5
Average daily rate £423 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Credit Risk
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
745 752 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.24% 27.68% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 410 266
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Credit Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Credit Risk Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Credit Risk
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Credit Risk Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Credit Risk
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Credit Risk across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Credit Risk Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Credit Risk
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -29 22 £420 -11.57% 6
Credit Risk
UK

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk.

1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
3 16 (55.17%) SAS
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Retail
6 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
7 9 (31.03%) Analytics
7 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (13.79%) Risk Analytics
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.34%) Teradata
11 3 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
11 3 (10.34%) Coaching
12 2 (6.90%) Marketing
12 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
12 2 (6.90%) QlikView
12 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
12 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
12 2 (6.90%) VBA
12 2 (6.90%) ISEB
12 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
13 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
13 1 (3.45%) .NET
13 1 (3.45%) Oracle

Credit Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.90%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
3 14 (48.28%) Retail
4 9 (31.03%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Credit Risk Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Manager
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Manager
7 3 (10.34%) SAS Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
2 9 (31.03%) Analytics
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.45%) Fund Accounting
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Basel II
1 1 (3.45%) Basel III
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Teradata
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Pega
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase