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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 130 125
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% 0.039% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.13% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £675 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Equities 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 573 794 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.63% 30.61% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 435 392
Median daily rate £359 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Equities as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 March 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 - 1 £675 -
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Charles River

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 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (50.00%) Charles River