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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 113 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 1.34% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£475 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
687 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.27% 24.18% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 292 272
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 12
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.86 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +29.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 -1 11 £475 +18.75%
Edinburgh +2 3 £475 +5.55%
Equity Derivative
UK

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 12 (63.16%) Spring
3 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
3 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Investment Banking
4 10 (52.63%) Derivative
4 10 (52.63%) Sybase
4 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
5 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (42.11%) J2SE
6 8 (42.11%) JMS
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) DB2
6 8 (42.11%) JUnit
6 8 (42.11%) Perl
6 8 (42.11%) Database Tuning
7 7 (36.84%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) OOD
7 7 (36.84%) Front Office
7 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
8 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Equities
10 3 (15.79%) Hibernate

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
3 8 (42.11%) DB2
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Investment Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) J2SE
2 8 (42.11%) JMS
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.26%) GWT
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Derivative
3 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
4 4 (21.05%) Equities
5 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (42.11%) Database Tuning
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) OOD
4 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
7 2 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Market Making
7 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Sybase
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
3 2 (10.53%) RIMES