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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 140 112
Rank change year-on-year +34 -28  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 6 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.27% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.80% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
Median daily rate £550 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.53% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £331 £375
% change year-on-year +66.03% -11.66%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 607 998 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 31.61% 33.77% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 542 399
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 37
Median hourly rate £43.39 £39.00 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +76.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative in Scotland.

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 3 £550 +4.76% 2
Glasgow +3 3 £525 +55.55% 1
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) KDB
3 3 (30.00%) Hudson
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Perforce
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) Gradle
3 3 (30.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (20.00%) Kdb+
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers

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 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) KDB
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Concordion
2 1 (10.00%) JBehave
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) KDB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Option Pricing Theory
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Market Making
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) IIBA
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (10.00%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Perforce
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