Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 161 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 4 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.084% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.70% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Scotland median daily rate £425 - £340
10th Percentile £413 - £325
90th Percentile £438 - £354
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative 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 1,421 1,280 1,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.87% 33.76% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 731 873
Scotland median daily rate £385 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -5.41%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £180
90th Percentile £538 £500 £524
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 49
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.25 £52.00 £47.10
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +13.64%

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 17 January 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
Glasgow -17 4 £425 - 1
Equity Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) OOD

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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase