The first table below looks at the demand for Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
Fund Accounting
Rank 98 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 28 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.043% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.060% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 6
Average daily rate £475 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Fund Accounting
UK

Fund Accounting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fund Accounting Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Fund Accounting Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting across the Scotland region.

Fund Accounting Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 37 (61.67%) Asset Management
2 32 (53.33%) Migration
3 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
4 22 (36.67%) Banking
5 15 (25.00%) MultiFonds
6 14 (23.33%) Investment Management
6 14 (23.33%) Project Management
7 13 (21.67%) Hedge funds
8 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.00%) Six Sigma
10 9 (15.00%) ACCA
10 9 (15.00%) CIMA
10 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
12 7 (11.67%) MS Project
13 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.33%) Workflow
15 4 (6.67%) Data Mapping
16 3 (5.00%) Derivative
16 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (5.00%) HiPortfolio
16 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
16 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
16 3 (5.00%) SQL
16 3 (5.00%) VBA
16 3 (5.00%) Markit EDM

Fund Accounting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Project
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MultiFonds
2 3 (5.00%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (5.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (36.67%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Analyst
2 33 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.67%) PMO Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Applications Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Middle Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.00%) Derivative
2 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Asset Management
2 32 (53.33%) Migration
3 23 (38.33%) Business Analysis
4 14 (23.33%) Investment Management
4 14 (23.33%) Project Management
5 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.00%) Six Sigma
7 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Workflow
10 4 (6.67%) Data Mapping
11 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
12 2 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
12 2 (3.33%) Fund Management
13 1 (1.67%) Release Management
13 1 (1.67%) Test Management
13 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
1 3 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) ACCA
1 9 (15.00%) CIMA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Linedata
2 1 (1.67%) HP
2 1 (1.67%) Reuters
2 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.67%) BI-SAM
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