Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Equity Derivatives
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 185 165
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 +9
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 2 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 1.23% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 17
Scotland median daily rate £425 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £378 £289
90th Percentile £438 £435 £488
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK median hourly rate - - £65.00

Equity 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 1245 1871 1717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.52% 34.04% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 1039 825
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £215 £227 £206
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 73
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.69% +86.08% -17.24%
10th Percentile £15.65 £13.45 £12.10
90th Percentile £48.29 £46.30 £49.34
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.19% +13.51% -7.50%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in Scotland

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in Scotland

Equity 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 Equity Derivative within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -22 2 £425 +10.39%
Equity Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equity 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 Equity Derivative.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

Equity 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase