The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk 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
Market Risk
Rank 54 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.81% 1.38% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Market Risk
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%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Market Risk across the Glasgow region.

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 5 (35.71%) User Experience
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) UX Design
6 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Games
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 2 (14.29%) GWT
9 2 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (14.29%) Servlets
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) UNIX
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Sybase

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) GWT
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase