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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 79 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Derivative 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 2.16% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £580 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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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
355 278 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.23% 22.73% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 133 88
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £22.14 £15.44 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.40% +28.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £17.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 18 (62.07%) Front Office
1 18 (62.07%) Asset Management
2 15 (51.72%) Investment Management
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Fixed Income
5 7 (24.14%) Back Office
5 7 (24.14%) EMIR
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Advertising
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.90%) RIMES
10 2 (6.90%) Data Management
10 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
10 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.90%) Equities
10 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Management
10 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
10 2 (6.90%) Charles River
10 2 (6.90%) SQL

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (62.07%) Front Office
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Back Office
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
6 4 (13.79%) Advertising
7 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Project Manager
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Project Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Equities
2 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Asset Management
2 15 (51.72%) Investment Management
3 11 (37.93%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) EMIR
2 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) RIMES
1 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
1 2 (6.90%) Charles River
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