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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 68 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Derivative 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.99% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 4.86% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
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
168 144 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.56% 20.43% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 49
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £21.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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%) C#
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) C++
4 9 (47.37%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
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%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) Front Office
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Sybase
8 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (21.05%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
10 3 (15.79%) System Testing

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (21.05%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Front Office
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
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%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
1 8 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (21.05%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.26%) GWT
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) STL
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (42.11%) Equities
3 5 (26.32%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) System Testing
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Sybase
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft