The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 117 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Equities 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.97% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
UK

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
765 621 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.07% 25.23% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 327 257
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 52
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -33.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Equities
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 6 £363 -21.62%
Edinburgh - 3 £375 - 1
Stirling -7 2 - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 23 (56.10%) Front Office
3 22 (53.66%) Banking
4 21 (51.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (48.78%) SQL
6 17 (41.46%) Multithreading
7 16 (39.02%) C#
8 15 (36.59%) KDB
9 12 (29.27%) Derivative
9 12 (29.27%) .NET
9 12 (29.27%) Fixed Income
10 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Perl
10 11 (26.83%) Python
10 11 (26.83%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (24.39%) Spring
12 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
12 9 (21.95%) C++
13 8 (19.51%) UNIX
13 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
14 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
14 7 (17.07%) WPF
14 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
15 5 (12.20%) Project Management
15 5 (12.20%) OO
15 5 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
16 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) KDB
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) DTS
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 23 (56.10%) Front Office
2 22 (53.66%) Banking
3 11 (26.83%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) WPF Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (24.39%) Spring
4 7 (17.07%) WPF
4 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (9.76%) WinForms
6 4 (9.76%) JMS
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) J2EE
7 3 (7.32%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (4.88%) jQuery
8 2 (4.88%) HTML
9 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (29.27%) Fixed Income
2 12 (29.27%) Derivative
3 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) UNIX
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Multithreading
2 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
3 5 (12.20%) OO
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 11 (26.83%) Python
4 11 (26.83%) Perl
5 9 (21.95%) C++
6 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) VB
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.44%) EMIR
1 1 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) StreamBase
3 2 (4.88%) Reuters
3 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.44%) Charles River
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