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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 111 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 14 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 1.01% 0.83%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.07% 14.29% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £475 £625
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -24.00%
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
139 189 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.61% 7.05% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 61
Average daily rate £420 £425 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -6 13 £500 - 3
Stirling -5 1 - -
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Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) Data Management
5 7 (25.93%) Banking
5 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Charles River
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) thinkFolio
8 4 (14.81%) Eikon
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) PMP
8 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Agresso
8 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
8 4 (14.81%) Reference Data
9 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Information Security
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) ETL

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) thinkFolio
2 4 (14.81%) Agresso
2 4 (14.81%) Eikon
3 1 (3.70%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (3.70%) PORTIA
3 1 (3.70%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (3.70%) SunGard APT
3 1 (3.70%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (7.41%) Front Office
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.93%) Data Management
2 7 (25.93%) Investment Management
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PMP
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Charles River
2 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) SimCorp
3 1 (3.70%) Yardi
3 1 (3.70%) BI-SAM
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Murex
3 1 (3.70%) SunGard
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