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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 56 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 12 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.40% 0.53% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 1.80% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £333 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £393 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £393 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.83% -21.50%
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
255 222 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.75% 29.48% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 116 118
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 11
Average hourly rate £26.22 £94.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.10% +571.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £94.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 20 (76.92%) Finance
4 19 (73.08%) Sybase
4 19 (73.08%) UNIX
5 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (53.85%) Spring
7 14 (53.85%) Derivative
8 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (46.15%) Linux
8 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
9 11 (42.31%) JMS
9 11 (42.31%) J2SE
9 11 (42.31%) DB2
9 11 (42.31%) JUnit
9 11 (42.31%) Perl
9 11 (42.31%) Database Tuning
9 11 (42.31%) SDLC
10 10 (38.46%) Banking
10 10 (38.46%) OOD
10 10 (38.46%) OO
11 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
12 8 (30.77%) Front Office
13 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
13 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
13 7 (26.92%) J2EE
13 7 (26.92%) Sybase ASE
13 7 (26.92%) Sybase IQ

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 11 (42.31%) DB2
4 7 (26.92%) Sybase IQ
4 7 (26.92%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Front Office
4 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Market Risk Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
2 11 (42.31%) J2SE
2 11 (42.31%) JMS
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (53.85%) Derivative
3 4 (15.38%) Market Risk
4 3 (11.54%) Equities
4 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Database Tuning
3 11 (42.31%) SDLC
4 10 (38.46%) OO
4 10 (38.46%) OOD
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
9 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Sybase
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle