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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 52 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 18 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.10% 0.49% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.00% 1.70% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.55%
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
257 235 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.99% 28.69% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 115
Average daily rate £340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £94.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 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 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 21 (70.00%) Derivative
4 19 (63.33%) Finance
5 18 (60.00%) Sybase
5 18 (60.00%) UNIX
6 17 (56.67%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (46.67%) Banking
9 11 (36.67%) Spring
9 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
10 10 (33.33%) Investment Banking
10 10 (33.33%) Linux
11 9 (30.00%) OO
11 9 (30.00%) J2SE
11 9 (30.00%) JMS
11 9 (30.00%) OOD
11 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (30.00%) Perl
11 9 (30.00%) DB2
11 9 (30.00%) JUnit
11 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (30.00%) Database Tuning
11 9 (30.00%) SDLC
12 8 (26.67%) System Testing
12 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (26.67%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (26.67%) Front Office
12 8 (26.67%) Sybase IQ

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (30.00%) DB2
2 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (26.67%) Sybase IQ
3 8 (26.67%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 10 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Front Office
5 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Spring
2 9 (30.00%) J2SE
2 9 (30.00%) JMS
3 8 (26.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Derivative
2 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) Equities
7 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (30.00%) Database Tuning
2 9 (30.00%) SDLC
2 9 (30.00%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) OOD
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle