The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 116 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 17 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.25% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 0.92% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£330 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £393 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
Equity Derivative
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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
911 757 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.61% 27.49% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 413 341
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 25
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £13.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +70.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.40 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.80 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Equity Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Equity Derivative
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 Equity Derivative within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 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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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 17 £330 -22.35%
Equity Derivative
UK

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) Derivative
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 18 (54.55%) Sybase
4 18 (54.55%) UNIX
5 17 (51.52%) Banking
5 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (39.39%) Investment Banking
8 12 (36.36%) Spring
8 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) OO
10 9 (27.27%) J2SE
10 9 (27.27%) JMS
10 9 (27.27%) OOD
10 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
10 9 (27.27%) Perl
10 9 (27.27%) DB2
10 9 (27.27%) JUnit
10 9 (27.27%) Database Tuning
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) SDLC
11 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 8 (24.24%) Sybase ASE
11 8 (24.24%) System Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
11 8 (24.24%) Front Office
11 8 (24.24%) Sybase IQ

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 8 (24.24%) Sybase IQ
3 8 (24.24%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.03%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Banking
3 13 (39.39%) Investment Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Front Office
5 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Market Risk Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) J2SE
2 9 (27.27%) JMS
3 8 (24.24%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.09%) WCF
5 3 (9.09%) WPF
5 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Derivative
2 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (15.15%) Market Risk
5 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
6 3 (9.09%) Reference Data
7 2 (6.06%) Equities
7 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (27.27%) Database Tuning
2 9 (27.27%) SDLC
2 9 (27.27%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) OOD
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) System Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Sybase
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle