The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading 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
Electronic Trading
Rank 71 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
667 499 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.65% 70.78% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 281 286
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Electronic Trading
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java