Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Equities
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 178 166
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 25 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.18% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.54% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 18
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -23.81% +40.00%
10th Percentile £375 £286 £323
90th Percentile £633 £448 £615
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £16.50

Equities is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1487 1488 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.49% 34.33% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 878 943
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.80 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in Scotland

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in Scotland

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Scotland

Equities
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 Equities within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +12 22 £475 +90.00%
Glasgow -14 3 - - 1
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 21 (84.00%) Fixed Income
2 15 (60.00%) Charles River
3 14 (56.00%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (52.00%) Front Office
4 13 (52.00%) Asset Management
5 12 (48.00%) thinkFolio
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (36.00%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (28.00%) Derivative
9 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (28.00%) Workflow
9 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
11 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (16.00%) Migration
12 4 (16.00%) MiFID
12 4 (16.00%) Banking
12 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
12 4 (16.00%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (16.00%) Solvency II
12 4 (16.00%) FATCA
12 4 (16.00%) GDPR
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.00%) TDD
14 2 (8.00%) Java
14 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
14 2 (8.00%) Spring
14 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (8.00%) REST

Equities
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 12 (48.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 13 (52.00%) Front Office
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 20 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Business Manager
3 7 (28.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (28.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Portfolio Management
2 13 (52.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (28.00%) Workflow
4 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) FATCA
1 4 (16.00%) GDPR
1 4 (16.00%) MiFID
1 4 (16.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Charles River