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 3 months to 29 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.

Markit thinkFolio
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.074% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.53% 2.22% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
Scotland median daily rate - £375 £550
% change year-on-year - -31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 79 45 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.41% 3.31% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £364 £225 £250
90th Percentile £675 £538 £575
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +18.75% -0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £27.44

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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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg AIM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg