The first table below looks at the demand for FATCA 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 FATCA over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Rank - 108 74
Contract jobs citing FATCA 0 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.082% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.26% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 19
Average daily rate
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- £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £290 £338
% change year-on-year
+76.89% -14.07%
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
163 159 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.95% 6.50% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 79 54
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 £189 £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 6 11 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.00 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
FATCA
UK

FATCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

FATCA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FATCA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FATCA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

FATCA
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 FATCA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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 - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
FATCA
UK

FATCA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing FATCA 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 FATCA.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Basel III

FATCA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing FATCA 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 FATCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel III