Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 183 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +180
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.023% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median daily rate - £450 -
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
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 4239 3603 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.52% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2113 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 103
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.95 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 November 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
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) RxJS
2 1 (33.33%) Redux
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Swaptions
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) FpML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Redux
2 1 (33.33%) RxJS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Swaptions
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript