The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR 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 EMIR over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 117 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing EMIR 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.24% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.82% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
157 144 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.83% 5.72% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Average daily rate £400 £351 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £8.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £45.25 £31.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 12 (92.31%) Derivative
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 8 (61.54%) Investment Management
4 7 (53.85%) Back Office
5 5 (38.46%) Front Office
5 5 (38.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Calypso
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing EMIR 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 EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) Front Office
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) French Language
6 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
2 8 (61.54%) Investment Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Calypso