The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity 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 Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 77 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.079% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equity 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
321 295 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.17% 23.45% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 158 77
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 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 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equity Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) RIMES
3 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) RIMES
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase