Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 27 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 198 149
Rank change year-on-year +41 -49 -22
Contract jobs citing Derivative 12 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.01% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 31
Scotland median daily rate £525 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £450 £330 £319
90th Percentile £583 £515 £513
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £65.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -19.23% +282.35% -24.44%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1247 1873 1713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.48% 34.09% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 1039 823
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £205
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 75
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.26% +93.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £15.65 £13.43 £12.10
90th Percentile £48.29 £46.45 £48.68
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.38% +13.51% -7.50%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Scotland

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in Scotland

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +30 8 £550 +4.76%
Glasgow -4 4 £513 +38.98% 6
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (25.00%) Equities
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
5 1 (8.33%) KDB
5 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Back Office
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Perforce

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) KDB
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Gradle
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
1 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Derivatives Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Market Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) IIBA
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (8.33%) EMIR
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Perforce