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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 130 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing EMIR 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.18% 0.081%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.99% 2.81% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £950
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -55.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
EMIR
UK

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
234 178 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.13% 6.38% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 85 57
Average daily rate £375 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £33.71 £15.77 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.77% +70.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.46 £11.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £75.50 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

EMIR
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 EMIR within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -11 7 £500 +17.64% 1
EMIR
UK

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (66.67%) Derivative
4 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
5 5 (41.67%) MiFID
5 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
6 4 (33.33%) Charles River
6 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Back Office
7 3 (25.00%) Reference Data
8 2 (16.67%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Toad
8 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
8 2 (16.67%) Equities
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
9 1 (8.33%) Use Case
9 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (41.67%) MiFID
3 1 (8.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Charles River
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Pega