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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 70 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 1.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 7.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equity Derivative
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
165 142 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.05% 20.58% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 47
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £21.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Sybase
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Derivative
5 4 (44.44%) Database Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) DB2
5 4 (44.44%) J2SE
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (44.44%) Sybase IQ
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) JMS
5 4 (44.44%) OOD
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Market Risk
7 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Front Office
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (11.11%) Subversion

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase IQ
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2SE
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Database Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft