The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 29 20 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.21% 0.90% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.06% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 94 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.45% 84.68% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 66 254
Average daily rate £500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the Canary Wharf region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Tradeweb
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FpML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tradeweb
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg