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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 57 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.10% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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
168 182 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.23% 23.54% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 80
Average daily rate £275 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £113 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 8 (80.00%) Derivative
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Market Making
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) MiFID
7 1 (10.00%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Derivative
2 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Market Making
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) FNZ