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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 82 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Derivative 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.89% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 3.83% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£463 £563 £725
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -22.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
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
321 287 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.84% 23.33% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 153 77
Average daily rate £363 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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
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 May 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%) Investment Management
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) EMIR
6 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (9.09%) WCF

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior 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 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Charles River
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