The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equities
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.87% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +5.12% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Equities is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 304 460 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.50% 34.15% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 170
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +120.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Equities as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in Edinburgh

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equities in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Equities.

1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Charles River

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Charles River