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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 119 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Equities 17 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.57% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
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£525 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £363 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £375 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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
954 765 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.09% 27.93% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 400 339
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £57.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh -7 10 £538 +43.33% 4
Glasgow -3 3 £338 -10.00%
Stirling - 2 - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (80.65%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Derivative
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
4 11 (35.48%) Investment Management
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Banking
6 8 (25.81%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (22.58%) Markit EDM
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (22.58%) ETL
7 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) DTS
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Perl
8 6 (19.35%) SDLC
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Front Office
10 4 (12.90%) C++
10 4 (12.90%) Python
10 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.68%) KDB
11 3 (9.68%) QlikView

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (22.58%) DTS
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) QlikView
2 3 (9.68%) KDB
2 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Front Office
5 2 (6.45%) Legal
6 1 (3.23%) Advertising
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.68%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) J2SE
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Derivative
2 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
3 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Investment Management
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) ETL
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
7 3 (9.68%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Operations Research
7 3 (9.68%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) EMIR
2 1 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.23%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Charles River
1 3 (9.68%) Tableau
2 2 (6.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Reuters
3 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
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