The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 23 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.

Derivatives
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.99% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 2.99% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £525 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +56.25% -24.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Derivative 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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 221 234 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.33% 33.24% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 128 126
Median daily rate £375 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £247 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Glasgow

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) KDB
3 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Option Pricing Theory
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) Kdb+
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Spring

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) KDB
2 2 (40.00%) Kdb+
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) KDB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
1 2 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Option Pricing Theory
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Market Making
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (20.00%) EMIR
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce