Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 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.

Markit thinkFolio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 110 128
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 23 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.20% 2.65% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £548 £675 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +8.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £327 £638 £565
90th Percentile £635 £713 £685
Scotland median daily rate £548 £675 £625
% change year-on-year -18.89% +8.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 142 113 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.06% 6.13% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 115
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +7.43% -7.89%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £268
90th Percentile £575 £675 £545
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.86
% change year-on-year -6.67% +17.72% -20.36%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for thinkFolio in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 20 (86.96%) Charles River
2 14 (60.87%) Asset Management
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (43.48%) Investment Management
5 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
5 10 (43.48%) Equities
5 10 (43.48%) Bloomberg
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 8 (34.78%) CODA
8 7 (30.43%) Oracle
8 7 (30.43%) Front Office
8 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
10 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
10 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
11 4 (17.39%) Line Management
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Markit EDM
11 4 (17.39%) FactSet
11 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (17.39%) Time Management
11 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
11 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
11 4 (17.39%) Workflow
11 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (17.39%) SQL

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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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Markit EDM
2 2 (8.70%) HFM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
3 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Business Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Data Integration Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Database Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Deskside Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Deskside Support
8 1 (4.35%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
1 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Asset Management
2 10 (43.48%) Investment Management
3 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) Accounts Payable
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Charles River
2 10 (43.48%) Bloomberg
3 8 (34.78%) CODA
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Hyperion
6 5 (21.74%) Ab Initio
7 4 (17.39%) FactSet
7 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 2 (8.70%) Concur
9 2 (8.70%) Informatica
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow