The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 60 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Derivative 25 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 0.39% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.96% 2.47% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £700 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +80.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £700 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +309.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 162 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.34% 15.73% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 73 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £15.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £33.80 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Derivative
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014, 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 22 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 13 (39.39%) Investment Management
4 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
5 10 (30.30%) Charles River
6 9 (27.27%) Calypso
6 9 (27.27%) Front Office
7 8 (24.24%) EMIR
7 8 (24.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (21.21%) Equities
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Back Office
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.12%) Advertising
11 4 (12.12%) Summit
11 4 (12.12%) Murex
11 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
12 3 (9.09%) ISEB
12 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
12 3 (9.09%) IIBA
13 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
13 2 (6.06%) Use Case
13 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Summit
2 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) DTS
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Front Office
3 6 (18.18%) Back Office
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Project Delivery Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 7 (21.21%) Equities
3 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 13 (39.39%) Investment Management
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Use Case
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) IIBA
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) EMIR
1 8 (24.24%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Charles River
2 9 (27.27%) Calypso
3 4 (12.12%) Murex