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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 25 23 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.78% 1.27% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.64% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£525 £500 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-29.06% -11.11%
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
107 122 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.59% 77.71% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 244
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £651
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 23 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) FpML
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Tradeweb
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Tradeweb