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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 59 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Derivative 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.20% 2.22% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £700 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +80.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £700 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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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
196 180 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.40% 16.06% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 60
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £185 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 19 (57.58%) Asset Management
2 14 (42.42%) Investment Management
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Front Office
5 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
5 9 (27.27%) Calypso
6 8 (24.24%) Charles River
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Back Office
7 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) EMIR
8 5 (15.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Murex
9 4 (12.12%) Summit
9 4 (12.12%) Equities
9 4 (12.12%) Legal
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.06%) Advertising
11 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Time Management
11 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (6.06%) Fund Accounting
12 1 (3.03%) IIBA
12 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Front Office
3 6 (18.18%) Back Office
4 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Legal
6 2 (6.06%) Advertising
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 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
2 4 (12.12%) Equities
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Asset Management
2 14 (42.42%) Investment Management
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
8 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) EMIR
1 5 (15.15%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Calypso
2 8 (24.24%) Charles River
3 4 (12.12%) Murex