Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 167 161
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing Charles River 30 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 0.71% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 21
Scotland median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -2.33%
10th Percentile £373 £505 £413
90th Percentile £623 £651 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
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 1878 1978 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.37% 45.88% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1087 1131
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £202 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £501
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +10 30 £500 -4.76% 2
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 14 (46.67%) Markit EDM
3 14 (46.67%) Fixed Income
3 14 (46.67%) Front Office
4 13 (43.33%) Asset Management
4 13 (43.33%) thinkFolio
5 12 (40.00%) Equities
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Investment Management
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
9 7 (23.33%) Workflow
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) MiFID
11 5 (16.67%) FitNesse
11 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (16.67%) EMIR
12 4 (13.33%) SDLC
13 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (10.00%) ETL
13 3 (10.00%) Banking
14 2 (6.67%) Derivative
14 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
14 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
15 1 (3.33%) AIFMD

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Markit EDM
2 13 (43.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Front Office
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Business Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.33%) MiFID Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Fixed Income
2 12 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 13 (43.33%) Asset Management
3 11 (36.67%) Investment Management
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
10 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Change Management
10 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (3.33%) ITIL
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) MiFID
2 5 (16.67%) EMIR
3 1 (3.33%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow