The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Business Applications 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 108 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 25 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.44% 14.38% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £420 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
201 160 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.31% 6.49% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 78
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Markit EDM
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 16 £475 -28.30% 9
Stirling -3 7 £375 -11.76%
Markit EDM
UK

Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 32 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 28 (50.00%) Finance
4 27 (48.21%) Investment Management
5 26 (46.43%) Data Management
6 15 (26.79%) Banking
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 15 (26.79%) ETL
7 11 (19.64%) Migration
7 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Management
8 10 (17.86%) GoldenSource
8 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
8 10 (17.86%) Oracle
9 9 (16.07%) HP
10 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.50%) Data Integration
11 7 (12.50%) .NET
11 7 (12.50%) Charles River
12 6 (10.71%) Java
12 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.93%) Front Office
13 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
13 5 (8.93%) Control-M
13 5 (8.93%) Project Management
14 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
14 4 (7.14%) Reuters
14 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
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 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DTS
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Front Office
5 4 (7.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Project 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%) Test Analyst
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.57%) 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 27 (48.21%) Investment Management
3 26 (46.43%) Data Management
4 15 (26.79%) ETL
5 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Management
6 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) UML
10 3 (5.36%) Fund Accounting
10 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
1 10 (17.86%) GoldenSource
2 9 (16.07%) HP
3 7 (12.50%) Charles River
4 4 (7.14%) Reuters
4 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) RIMES
6 1 (1.79%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
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