The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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
158 144 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.85% 23.88% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 73
Average daily rate £320 £365 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +41.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (25.00%) KDB
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Derivative

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) KDB
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Market Making
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) StreamBase
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase