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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 125 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing EMIR 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.18% 1.99% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £950 £525
% change year-on-year
-55.26% +80.95%
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
170 151 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.10% 6.05% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 51
Average daily rate £400 £344 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £189 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £11.20 £17.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Derivative
3 5 (71.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
5 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Back Office
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Calypso
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Legal
6 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 2 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (14.29%) IIBA
7 1 (14.29%) French Language
7 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 1 (14.29%) Equities

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) IIBA
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Calypso