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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Rank 124 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.39% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.42% 6.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £450 £329 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £329 -
% change year-on-year
+16.34% -
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
165 143 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.21% 6.15% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 87 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
Dodd-Frank
UK

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
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 Dodd-Frank within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 4 £450 +46.34%
Dodd-Frank
UK

Dodd-Frank
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) EMIR
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 3 (42.86%) Equities
4 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) IIBA
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (28.57%) Charles River
5 2 (28.57%) J2SE
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VBA

Dodd-Frank
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 3 (42.86%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
1 2 (28.57%) Charles River