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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 118
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 0 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.09% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Median daily rate - £383 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -17.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 612 1011 781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 31.58% 33.86% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 555 386
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 39
Median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +64.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) KDB
2 2 (66.67%) Option Pricing Theory
2 2 (66.67%) Kdb+
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
1 2 (66.67%) Kdb+
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) KDB Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Option Pricing Theory
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Market Making
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase