The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 72 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Derivative 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.73% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.02% 3.61% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £366
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Derivative
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
298 249 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.58% 20.06% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 120 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.44% +16.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Derivative across the Edinburgh region.

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the Edinburgh region.

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative.

1 10 (55.56%) Front Office
2 9 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Back Office
5 5 (27.78%) EMIR
6 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
8 2 (11.11%) Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) Advertising
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
8 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 2 (11.11%) RIMES
8 2 (11.11%) Change Control
8 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
8 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (55.56%) Front Office
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
5 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 2 (11.11%) RIMES
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle