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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markit thinkFolio
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 81 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.27% 9.52% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £675 £625 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £625 £250
% change year-on-year +8.00% +150.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 44 84 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 4.91% 5.54% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 28
Median daily rate £463 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management

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Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg