The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £419 -
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2041 1707 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.98% 68.44% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 854 825
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £9.48 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.80 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL