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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fund Accounting
UK / Scotland
Rank - 125 120
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £520 £463
% change year-on-year - +12.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fund Accounting is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2157 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.35% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1208 1275
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Fund Accounting
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Fund Accounting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fund Accounting in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fund Accounting in Scotland

Fund Accounting
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Charles River
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

Fund Accounting
Top Related 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Charles River
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle