Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for IFRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IFRS over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 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.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 127 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +20
Contract jobs citing IFRS 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.54% 1.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £475
Scotland median daily rate £600 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

IFRS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 259 447 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.66% 15.90% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 294 154
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £168 £204 £146
90th Percentile £568 £552 £539
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +47.37% +75.93%
10th Percentile £11.95 £14.31 £21.63
90th Percentile £32.23 £121.25 £24.88
Scotland median hourly rate £21.56 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -33.68% +41.30% +17.95%

IFRS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IFRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IFRS in Edinburgh

IFRS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IFRS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IFRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for IFRS.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) IFRS 9
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Basel III
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Basel II
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

IFRS
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (25.00%) Basel II
2 1 (25.00%) Basel III
2 1 (25.00%) QA