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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 57 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 12 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.35% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 4.06% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equity Derivative
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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
230 197 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.93% 28.43% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 126
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.20 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £15.50 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) Finance
4 13 (76.47%) Sybase
4 13 (76.47%) UNIX
4 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
5 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (64.71%) Spring
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Banking
6 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (47.06%) JMS
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) J2SE
7 8 (47.06%) DB2
7 8 (47.06%) JUnit
7 8 (47.06%) Perl
7 8 (47.06%) Derivative
7 8 (47.06%) Database Tuning
8 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
8 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) OOD
9 6 (35.29%) Front Office
10 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (29.41%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (29.41%) J2EE
10 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
10 5 (29.41%) Sybase ASE

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (64.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (52.94%) RDBMS
3 8 (47.06%) DB2
4 5 (29.41%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (29.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JUnit
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Market Risk Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Spring
2 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 8 (47.06%) J2SE
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Derivative
3 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 4 (23.53%) Equities
4 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Database Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) OOD
5 5 (29.41%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (11.76%) Market Making
7 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
7 2 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle