The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for FATCA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FATCA over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 90 75
Contract jobs citing FATCA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.43% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £419
% change year-on-year +33.33% -19.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FATCA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 112 233 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.44% 15.43% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 126 132
Median daily rate £359 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +16.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -71.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

FATCA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing FATCA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for FATCA in Edinburgh

FATCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FATCA in Edinburgh