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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 80 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Equities 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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
351 308 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 24.18% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 193 94
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £509 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 £12.68 £17.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £25.00 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 3 July 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Charles River
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) EMIR
3 1 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) EMIR
1 1 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Charles River
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