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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 136 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Equities 12 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.60% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Median daily rate £385 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1012 813 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 27.08% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 401 361
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 11 £385 -3.75%
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
4 8 (57.14%) OOD
4 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 8 (57.14%) Front Office
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) Sybase
4 8 (57.14%) DB2
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Perl
5 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (42.86%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) J2SE
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Legal
7 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Derivative
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management

Equities
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) DB2
1 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JUnit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Front Office
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2SE
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (28.57%) Derivative
3 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
5 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OO
1 8 (57.14%) OOD
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Sybase