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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 120 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £638 £375
% change year-on-year
-27.45% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
697 622 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.26% 24.94% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 281 252
Average daily rate £360 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.58% -8.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.56 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 - 7 - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (57.14%) UX Design
4 4 (57.14%) User Experience
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) GWT

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase