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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 78 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Derivative 8 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.74% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 7.19% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
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£475 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +147.05%
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
346 306 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 24.17% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 190 94
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +65.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £17.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £25.00 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) EMIR
3 5 (45.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
4 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (27.27%) Charles River
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Equities
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) GAAP
7 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Spring

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Risk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
2 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) EMIR
2 5 (45.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (9.09%) GAAP
3 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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