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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 69 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Derivative 24 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.87% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% 7.46% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 1
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£513 £450 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £365 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £90.00
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
446 295 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.53% 25.09% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 156 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £181 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.89 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% +6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Asset Management
3 11 (42.31%) Investment Management
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Equities
5 8 (30.77%) EMIR
6 7 (26.92%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (26.92%) Markit EDM
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) DTS
6 7 (26.92%) ETL
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (23.08%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Charles River
8 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
11 2 (7.69%) thinkFolio
11 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (7.69%) Calypso
11 2 (7.69%) Sybase
11 2 (7.69%) UNIX

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (7.69%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (26.92%) DTS
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Operational Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Equities
2 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Asset Management
2 11 (42.31%) Investment Management
3 7 (26.92%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (3.85%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) EMIR
2 7 (26.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.85%) GAAP
3 1 (3.85%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Charles River
2 2 (7.69%) Sybase
2 2 (7.69%) Calypso
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