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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Rank 121 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing FATCA 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.09% 5.63% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate £408 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £384
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -13.68%
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
162 142 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 6.06% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 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 £246 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Basel III
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

FATCA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III