Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Market Risk
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 - 196
Rank change year-on-year - +196 -16
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Scotland median daily rate £475 - £413
10th Percentile £438 - £374
90th Percentile £513 - £499
UK median daily rate £625 £625 £575
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1483 1483 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.44% 34.38% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 874 947
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £212 £231 £210
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 62
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +52.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.90 £50.20 £46.97
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in Scotland

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in Scotland

Market Risk
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 Market Risk within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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 - 4 £475 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Market Risk
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Data Lineage
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 2 (33.33%) Teradata
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking

Market Risk
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 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) D3.js
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Lineage
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos