The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 66 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Derivative 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 1.04% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% 4.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +309.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 177 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.61% 22.96% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 84 58
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.20 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Derivative
Scotland

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 30 July 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) OO
4 9 (47.37%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (47.37%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) Equities
5 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (42.11%) KDB
5 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
5 8 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (36.84%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Front Office
6 7 (36.84%) Sybase
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (26.32%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) System Testing
10 3 (15.79%) WPF
10 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.53%) Risk Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (42.11%) KDB
2 5 (26.32%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
1 7 (36.84%) Front Office
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
1 8 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) WPF
3 2 (10.53%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) GWT
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) STL
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (42.11%) Equities
3 6 (31.58%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) Perl
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Sybase
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft