The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity 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 Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 48 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 26 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.90% 0.58% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.16% 2.16% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
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£340 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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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
256 232 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.51% 27.04% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 104
Average daily rate £340 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £55.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +346.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.64 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £94.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Equity Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equity Derivative across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative.

1 27 (77.14%) Java
1 27 (77.14%) Derivative
2 26 (74.29%) SQL
3 25 (71.43%) Finance
4 20 (57.14%) Sybase
4 20 (57.14%) UNIX
5 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (48.57%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (40.00%) Banking
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
9 9 (25.71%) J2EE
9 9 (25.71%) Sybase IQ
9 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
9 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.71%) Sybase ASE
9 9 (25.71%) System Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Database Tuning
10 8 (22.86%) Spring
10 8 (22.86%) DB2
10 8 (22.86%) JUnit
10 8 (22.86%) Perl
10 8 (22.86%) OO
10 8 (22.86%) J2SE
10 8 (22.86%) JMS
10 8 (22.86%) OOD
10 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
10 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Sybase IQ
1 9 (25.71%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (22.86%) DB2
2 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
4 7 (20.00%) Front Office
5 5 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Market Risk Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) J2EE
2 8 (22.86%) J2SE
2 8 (22.86%) JMS
2 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Derivative
2 18 (51.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Market Risk
4 4 (11.43%) Reference Data
4 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
5 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.57%) User Experience
6 2 (5.71%) Equities
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) UNIX
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) System Testing
3 8 (22.86%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) OOD
3 8 (22.86%) Database Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (2.86%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 26 (74.29%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
5 7 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Sybase