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 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.

Fund Accounting
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 144 130
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Contract jobs citing Fund Accounting 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £600 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £540 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £600 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £500 £188
% change year-on-year -13.00% +166.66%  
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 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 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
Edinburgh - 2 £413 -
Glasgow +5 1 - -
Fund Accounting
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) MultiFonds
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

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 1 (33.33%) MultiFonds
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP