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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 58 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.67% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 2.76% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£475 £385 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +5.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +6.20%
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
155 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.86% 24.21% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 71 112
Average daily rate £310 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £254 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Sybase
3 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Database Tuning
4 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (66.67%) DB2
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) J2SE
4 6 (66.67%) JMS
5 5 (55.56%) OOD
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
6 4 (44.44%) Front Office
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (22.22%) Equities
7 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (22.22%) Derivative
7 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
7 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) J2SE
2 6 (66.67%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) GWT
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Market Making
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Sybase