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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 124 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £638 £525
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 -
Market Risk
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
759 619 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.93% 25.22% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 329 263
Average daily rate £350 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 53
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -33.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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
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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 - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) GWT
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Basel II
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRD IV
3 1 (16.67%) COREP
3 1 (16.67%) FINREP
3 1 (16.67%) Basel III
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III
1 1 (16.67%) CRD IV
1 1 (16.67%) COREP
1 1 (16.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase