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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 57 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Derivative 25 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.96% 2.44% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £700 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 164 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.28% 16.09% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £34.10 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Derivative
Scotland

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 24 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 24 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 24 (70.59%) Asset Management
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 15 (44.12%) Investment Management
4 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
5 10 (29.41%) Charles River
6 9 (26.47%) Calypso
6 9 (26.47%) Front Office
6 9 (26.47%) EMIR
6 9 (26.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (20.59%) Equities
8 6 (17.65%) Back Office
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.65%) Project Management
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 4 (11.76%) Summit
10 4 (11.76%) Advertising
10 4 (11.76%) Murex
10 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) IIBA
11 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
11 3 (8.82%) ISEB
11 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.88%) Legal
12 2 (5.88%) Programme Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Summit
2 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.94%) DTS
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Front Office
3 6 (17.65%) Back Office
4 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Banking
5 4 (11.76%) Advertising
6 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Business Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Project Delivery Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 7 (20.59%) Equities
3 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Asset Management
2 15 (44.12%) Investment Management
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) IIBA
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) EMIR
1 9 (26.47%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Charles River
2 9 (26.47%) Calypso
3 4 (11.76%) Murex