Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 147 184
Rank change year-on-year -36 +37 -16
Contract jobs citing Charles River 29 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.33% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 21
Scotland median daily rate £513 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -7.14% +23.53%
10th Percentile £372 £373 £388
90th Percentile £661 £586 £625
UK median daily rate £650 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
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 2,196 1,730 2,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.73% 40.07% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 937 1,256
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £231
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £429 £413
% change year-on-year +4.90% +4.00% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 86
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.32 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.79 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -22 28 £513 +5.13%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) Asset Management
3 11 (37.93%) thinkFolio
3 11 (37.93%) Markit EDM
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (27.59%) Investment Management
7 7 (24.14%) Front Office
7 7 (24.14%) Bloomberg
7 7 (24.14%) Hyperion
7 7 (24.14%) CODA
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Equities
8 6 (20.69%) Time Management
9 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) Ab Initio
11 3 (10.34%) Scrum
11 3 (10.34%) Middleware
11 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
11 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
11 3 (10.34%) Fund Management
11 3 (10.34%) Banking
11 3 (10.34%) Line Management

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Markit EDM
1 11 (37.93%) thinkFolio
2 2 (6.90%) HFM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Front Office
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (34.48%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Applications Support
5 5 (17.24%) Charles River Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Application Support Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Equities
2 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Derivative
4 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Asset Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Investment Management
4 6 (20.69%) Time Management
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Conflict Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Fund Management
7 3 (10.34%) Line Management
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Accounts Payable
8 2 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) MiFID
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Bloomberg
1 7 (24.14%) CODA
1 7 (24.14%) Hyperion
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.90%) Concur
4 2 (6.90%) FactSet
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Varonis