The table below looks at the statistics for Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 102 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 25 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.73% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.56% 10.71% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £413 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £650
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
199 168 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.26% 6.79% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 76
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £341 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

Markit EDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Markit EDM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Markit EDM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Markit EDM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Markit EDM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Markit EDM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Markit EDM
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 Markit EDM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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 -4 15 £525 -25.00% 1
Stirling -6 7 £375 -21.05%
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Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM.

1 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 32 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 30 (53.57%) Finance
4 26 (46.43%) Data Management
5 25 (44.64%) Investment Management
6 15 (26.79%) ETL
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 13 (23.21%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) Oracle
8 11 (19.64%) GoldenSource
8 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Management
9 9 (16.07%) Migration
10 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
10 8 (14.29%) .NET
10 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.50%) Data Integration
11 7 (12.50%) Java
11 7 (12.50%) HP
11 7 (12.50%) Charles River
12 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
12 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.93%) Front Office
14 4 (7.14%) Back Office
14 4 (7.14%) UNIX
14 4 (7.14%) Windows
14 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
14 4 (7.14%) Shell Script

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.79%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (1.79%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.79%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DTS
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Front Office
5 4 (7.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) UNIX Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.36%) Equities
3 1 (1.79%) Derivative
3 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) UNIX
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 26 (46.43%) Data Management
3 25 (44.64%) Investment Management
4 15 (26.79%) ETL
5 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Management
6 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Project Management
11 3 (5.36%) UML
12 2 (3.57%) Validation
12 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
13 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
1 11 (19.64%) GoldenSource
2 7 (12.50%) Charles River
2 7 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Reuters
3 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.57%) RIMES
5 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Fidessa