The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 137 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.094% - 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.91% - 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £438
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
157 199 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.92% 7.21% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 92 69
Average daily rate £425 £418 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £271 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.44 £165.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 thinkFolio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Glasgow - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 8 (72.73%) Charles River
3 7 (63.64%) Markit EDM
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Front Office
5 5 (45.45%) Agresso
5 5 (45.45%) Bloomberg
5 5 (45.45%) Eikon
6 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Back Office
7 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
7 3 (27.27%) Information Security
7 3 (27.27%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) Derivative
8 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
8 2 (18.18%) Swaptions
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) LatentZero
8 2 (18.18%) Front Arena
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (9.09%) SimCorp
9 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (9.09%) Advertising
9 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Markit EDM
2 5 (45.45%) Eikon
2 5 (45.45%) Agresso
3 3 (27.27%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (18.18%) LatentZero
4 2 (18.18%) Front Arena
5 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (9.09%) PORTIA
5 1 (9.09%) SunGard APT
5 1 (9.09%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Charles River
2 5 (45.45%) Bloomberg
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Murex
3 1 (9.09%) SunGard
3 1 (9.09%) SimCorp
3 1 (9.09%) Yardi
3 1 (9.09%) BI-SAM