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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 67 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Derivative 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.75% 0.77% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 193 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.50% 29.88% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 94 68
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) OO
1 8 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Sybase
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (31.25%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Front Office
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) Equities
5 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) KDB
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Market Risk

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) KDB
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (12.50%) GWT
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) STL
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (25.00%) Equities
5 3 (18.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (6.25%) BCP
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Sybase
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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