The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 125 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 0.48% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
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£400 £370 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £370 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Market Risk
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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
715 620 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.50% 24.33% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 306 286
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +90.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.60 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Market Risk
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 Market Risk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 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 10 £400 +8.10%
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (77.78%) Multithreading
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) JIRA
6 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Banking
8 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
9 5 (27.78%) UX Design
9 5 (27.78%) User Experience
9 5 (27.78%) Games
9 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
9 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
9 5 (27.78%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) UNIX
10 3 (16.67%) Sybase
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Derivative
10 3 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (16.67%) Subversion
10 3 (16.67%) WPF
11 2 (11.11%) System Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Sybase ASE

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
1 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Games
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) UX Design
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase