Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Fund Accounting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fund Accounting over the 6 months to 20 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.

Fund Accounting
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 167 186
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 8 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +7.46%
10th Percentile £395 £298 £341
90th Percentile £453 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £102.50
% change year-on-year - -73.17% -

Fund Accounting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Fund Accounting
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Fund Accounting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Fund Accounting in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fund Accounting in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fund Accounting in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fund Accounting in Scotland

Fund Accounting
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 Fund Accounting within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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 -7 5 £425 +21.43%
Glasgow -7 3 - -
Fund Accounting
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting 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 Fund Accounting.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) CMMI
7 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 1 (12.50%) MultiFonds
7 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Fund Accounting
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (12.50%) MultiFonds
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) CMMI
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP