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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 109 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 13 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 2.64% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Equity Derivative
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
796 986 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.56% 30.81% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 483 417
Median daily rate £344 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.77% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.69 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -2 13 £450 +32.35% 1
Equity Derivative
UK

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Linux
3 21 (80.77%) Unix
4 20 (76.92%) Sybase
5 19 (73.08%) SQL
6 18 (69.23%) DB2
6 18 (69.23%) J2SE
6 18 (69.23%) Finance
6 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (65.38%) Spring
7 17 (65.38%) JUnit
7 17 (65.38%) Perl
7 17 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
8 16 (61.54%) RDBMS
9 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
10 14 (53.85%) SDLC
10 14 (53.85%) OO
11 13 (50.00%) OOD
11 13 (50.00%) Banking
11 13 (50.00%) Derivative
12 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
13 11 (42.31%) Front Office
14 8 (30.77%) Equities
14 8 (30.77%) C++
14 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
14 8 (30.77%) Database Tuning
14 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (26.92%) JMS
16 5 (19.23%) Asset Management

Equity Derivative
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 18 (69.23%) DB2
2 16 (61.54%) RDBMS
2 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) KDB
3 4 (15.38%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) JUnit
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 11 (42.31%) Front Office
5 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C++ Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Scala Developer
4 4 (15.38%) KDB Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Market Risk Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) J2SE
2 17 (65.38%) Spring
3 7 (26.92%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Derivative
3 8 (30.77%) Equities
4 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) SDLC
4 13 (50.00%) OOD
5 8 (30.77%) Database Tuning
5 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
7 4 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Wealth Management
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Option Pricing Theory
8 3 (11.54%) System Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) Market Making
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) Perl
4 8 (30.77%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Scala
6 4 (15.38%) VBA
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Sybase
2 1 (3.85%) Reuters