The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for EMIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 27 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 - 132
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% - 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.08% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMIR is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 294 467 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 13.40% 15.89% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 258 215
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £205 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing EMIR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in Scotland

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMIR in Scotland

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in Scotland

EMIR
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 EMIR within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 8 £400 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
EMIR
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 15 (93.75%) MiFID
2 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (75.00%) Banking
3 11 (68.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (56.25%) Hudson
4 9 (56.25%) Gradle
4 9 (56.25%) Protocol Buffers
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) Maven
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Perforce
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) DB2
4 9 (56.25%) Ant
4 9 (56.25%) SOAP
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (56.25%) OO
4 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design

EMIR
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) DB2
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Ant
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (56.25%) Gradle
1 9 (56.25%) Hudson
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
General
1 12 (75.00%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
5 2 (12.50%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) AML Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) JSON
1 9 (56.25%) Protocol Buffers
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) MiFID
2 11 (68.75%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (25.00%) FATCA
4 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Perforce