Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 171 180
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 12 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.32% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.88% 5.73% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
UK median daily rate £571 £600 £650
% change year-on-year -4.79% -7.69% +8.33%
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 204 279 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.90% 5.60% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 140 117
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £274 £281 £271
90th Percentile £625 £600 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £35.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.18% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -16.67%

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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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -10 10 £475 +18.75%
Aberdeen - 2 £188 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Charles River
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Bloomberg
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
4 5 (41.67%) iPhone
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) iPad
4 5 (41.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (33.33%) Markit EDM
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) CODA
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) IBM

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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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Charles River Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (41.67%) iPad
1 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
1 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Charles River
2 5 (41.67%) Bloomberg
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 2 (16.67%) CODA
3 2 (16.67%) FactSet
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) BISAM