The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing Derivative 5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.55% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £550 £338 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -28.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £331 £475
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 731 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.82% 28.92% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 376 384
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 23
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% +158.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.60 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the Scotland region.

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 4 - -
Edinburgh +21 1 £550 +4.76%
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Perforce
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
2 2 (22.22%) KDB
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Option Pricing Theory

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) KDB
1 2 (22.22%) Kdb+
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Concordion
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) KDB Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Fund Management
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (22.22%) Option Pricing Theory
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
2 1 (11.11%) Market Making
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
2 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CGEIT
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft