Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 6 months to 15 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 150 176
Rank change year-on-year -35 +26 -17
Contract jobs citing Charles River 20 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 1.65% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
Scotland median daily rate £500 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £373 £460
90th Percentile £663 £575 £628
UK median daily rate £625 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,021 1,817 2,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.50% 37.81% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 990 1,227
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £227
90th Percentile £540 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.65% -27.78% +171.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in Scotland

Charles River
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 18 £500 +2.51% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) Investment Management
6 8 (40.00%) Markit EDM
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) thinkFolio
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Kanban
9 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Equities
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (15.00%) XML
10 3 (15.00%) XML Messaging
10 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
10 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Markit EDM
2 4 (20.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Charles River Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Charles River Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Charles River Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) Equities
2 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Kanban
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
9 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) System Testing
9 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) FactSet
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.00%) BISAM
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Varonis
4 1 (5.00%) VMware