The first table below looks at the demand for Dodd-Frank skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dodd-Frank over the 3 months to 30 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 of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Rank 122 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.57% 0.077%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.94% 8.86% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £575
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
170 158 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 6.43% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 53
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.40% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.03 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £13.83 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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Dodd-Frank
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dodd-Frank across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Dodd-Frank Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Dodd-Frank
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Dodd-Frank Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Dodd-Frank
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dodd-Frank across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Dodd-Frank Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Dodd-Frank
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Dodd-Frank 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 Dodd-Frank.

1 9 (100.00%) Derivative
1 9 (100.00%) EMIR
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
5 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
5 4 (44.44%) Equities
5 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB
6 3 (33.33%) IIBA
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Use Case
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (22.22%) Calypso
7 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 2 (22.22%) Charles River
7 2 (22.22%) Back Office
7 2 (22.22%) Legal
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising
8 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

Dodd-Frank
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Dodd-Frank 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 Dodd-Frank. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Derivative
2 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Calypso
1 2 (22.22%) Charles River