The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 83 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Equities 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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
465 304 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.10% 25.33% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 162 119
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £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 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
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 £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the Edinburgh region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the Edinburgh region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Derivative
3 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) DTS
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
3 7 (63.64%) Markit EDM
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (18.18%) Charles River
4 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
5 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) DTS
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Charles River Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ETL
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Charles River
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
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Cathcart Associates
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