The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Charles River 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.67% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £488 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 412 598 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.30% 44.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 284 202
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.07% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £12.15 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Charles River as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in Edinburgh

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) thinkFolio
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Markit EDM
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (42.86%) thinkFolio
2 2 (28.57%) Markit EDM
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com