Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 173 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +181
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.027% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £327 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% - -
UK median daily rate £650 £650 £600
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,090 3,137 4,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.89% 83.79% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,405 1,852 2,397
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £510 £526
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 61
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.84%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.40 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in Scotland

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in Scotland

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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 - 5 £327 -
Glasgow -3 3 £413 -8.33% 1
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Equities
3 4 (50.00%) Charles River
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) thinkFolio
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
6 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 1 (12.50%) JavaFX
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) KDB
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) Swaptions
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Electronic Trading
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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) KDB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) FpML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaFX
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) RxJS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Equities
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) Swaptions
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Market Making
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Charles River