Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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.

Markit thinkFolio
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 166 182
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -5
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 19 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.053% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.51% 1.05% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Scotland median daily rate £400 - £613
10th Percentile £327 - £463
90th Percentile £633 - £680
UK median daily rate £615 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -5.38% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 292 190 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.13% 5.03% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 220
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £297 £263 £275
90th Percentile £584 £538 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27.25 £36.25 £34.63
90th Percentile £39.11 £38.75 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.13 £34.36
% change year-on-year +1.67% -35.58% +12.51%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for thinkFolio in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in Scotland

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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 thinkFolio within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 -21 19 £400 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 19 (100.00%) Charles River
2 18 (94.74%) Fixed Income
2 18 (94.74%) Equities
3 14 (73.68%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (52.63%) Investment Management
5 10 (52.63%) Asset Management
6 9 (47.37%) Front Office
7 8 (42.11%) Workflow
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Time Management
10 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
10 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
11 1 (5.26%) iPhone
11 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (5.26%) iPad
11 1 (5.26%) Change Management
11 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.26%) Windows
11 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (5.26%) LAN
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft

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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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Front Office
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) Business Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Business Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
6 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Equities
1 18 (94.74%) Fixed Income
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Portfolio Management
2 10 (52.63%) Asset Management
2 10 (52.63%) Investment Management
3 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) Workflow
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Charles River
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow