The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank - 55 52
Contract jobs citing Derivative 0 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.67% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.90% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
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- £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
148 138 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.84% 23.19% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 111
Average daily rate £310 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £247 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (28.57%) GWT
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
1 2 (28.57%) GWT
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft