The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 100 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Equities 28 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.30% 2.13% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
528 517 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.89% 22.24% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 253 206
Average daily rate £371 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Equities
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 14 £375 +10.29% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £510 - 1
Stirling +2 2 - - 2
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (51.52%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (45.45%) Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Derivative
3 14 (42.42%) Fixed Income
4 12 (36.36%) Front Office
4 12 (36.36%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 10 (30.30%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) KDB
6 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
7 9 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Asset Management
8 8 (24.24%) Spring
9 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
9 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) OO
10 6 (18.18%) UNIX
11 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (15.15%) Markit EDM
12 4 (12.12%) Charles River
12 4 (12.12%) Migration
12 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.12%) Hibernate

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) KDB
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) DTS
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (45.45%) Banking
2 12 (36.36%) Front Office
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) WPF Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Charles River Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.12%) JMS
6 3 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (6.06%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
8 1 (3.03%) J2SE
8 1 (3.03%) FpML
8 1 (3.03%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 15 (45.45%) Derivative
2 14 (42.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
2 8 (24.24%) Asset Management
3 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
4 6 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.06%) Use Case
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) Perl
5 10 (30.30%) C++
5 10 (30.30%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) EMIR
1 3 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Charles River
2 3 (9.09%) Sybase
2 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Reuters
4 1 (3.03%) FactSet
Stirling
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago