The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solvency II
Rank 147 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.099% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.95% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solvency II
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
317 286 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.95% 9.45% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 143 148
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Solvency II as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solvency II
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 3 £325 -
Solvency II
UK

Solvency II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Solvency II.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft