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 3 months to 28 April 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.

Markit thinkFolio
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 119
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category - 2.42% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 £400
% change year-on-year - +56.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 132 124 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 6.81% 4.17% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 67
Median daily rate £470 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Charles River
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg AIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
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