The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 46 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Derivative 218 339 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.86% 4.99% 4.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.64% 13.11% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 295 271
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
Derivative
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Derivative across the City of London region.

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the City of London region.

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Derivative 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 Derivative.

1 164 (45.43%) Banking
2 149 (41.27%) Java
3 145 (40.17%) Front Office
4 130 (36.01%) Finance
5 105 (29.09%) SQL
6 104 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (25.76%) Investment Banking
8 88 (24.38%) Fixed Income
9 80 (22.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 72 (19.94%) C#
11 66 (18.28%) Equities
12 64 (17.73%) Equity Derivative
13 63 (17.45%) UNIX
14 54 (14.96%) Oracle
15 46 (12.74%) XML
15 46 (12.74%) Credit Derivative
16 45 (12.47%) C++
17 40 (11.08%) Linux
18 39 (10.80%) .NET
18 39 (10.80%) TDD
18 39 (10.80%) Back Office
19 38 (10.53%) Risk Management
20 37 (10.25%) OO
21 36 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (9.14%) Relational Database
22 33 (9.14%) Spring
23 32 (8.86%) SQL Server
24 31 (8.59%) Windows
25 30 (8.31%) Multithreading
26 28 (7.76%) Asset Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Derivative 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 Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.66%) Node.js
1 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.83%) Confluence
4 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Markit EDM
1 6 (1.66%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.11%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.55%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.55%) RMDS
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.28%) Minerva
4 1 (0.28%) Global One
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) SAN
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.28%) NAS
2 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.14%) Relational Database
2 32 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.66%) DB2
6 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.39%) Big Data
7 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.55%) HBase
9 2 (0.55%) Redis
9 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (6.65%) Maven
2 23 (6.37%) TeamCity
3 20 (5.54%) JIRA
3 20 (5.54%) JUnit
4 17 (4.71%) Ant
5 15 (4.16%) CruiseControl
6 10 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.94%) Subversion
8 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.11%) NUnit
10 4 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.55%) JBehave
12 2 (0.55%) Selenium
12 2 (0.55%) Toad
12 2 (0.55%) ProC
General
1 164 (45.43%) Banking
2 145 (40.17%) Front Office
3 130 (36.01%) Finance
4 93 (25.76%) Investment Banking
5 39 (10.80%) Back Office
6 10 (2.77%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.94%) Legal
8 6 (1.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (50.42%) Developer
2 102 (28.25%) Analyst
3 94 (26.04%) Java Developer
4 58 (16.07%) Business Analyst
5 30 (8.31%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.03%) C# Developer
7 20 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (5.26%) Applications Support
9 18 (4.99%) C++ Developer
10 16 (4.43%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.60%) Architect
11 13 (3.60%) Test Manager
12 11 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.05%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.77%) Programmer
13 10 (2.77%) Python Developer
14 9 (2.49%) Java Programmer
14 9 (2.49%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.74%) XML
2 39 (10.80%) .NET
3 33 (9.14%) Spring
4 24 (6.65%) Hibernate
5 21 (5.82%) WPF
6 19 (5.26%) JMS
7 17 (4.71%) HTML
7 17 (4.71%) JDBC
8 15 (4.16%) REST
8 15 (4.16%) HTML5
9 13 (3.60%) WCF
10 12 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (3.05%) Swing
11 11 (3.05%) FpML
12 10 (2.77%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.49%) Web Services
13 9 (2.49%) Middleware
14 8 (2.22%) WinForms
15 7 (1.94%) SOAP
15 7 (1.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.38%) Fixed Income
2 80 (22.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 66 (18.28%) Equities
4 64 (17.73%) Equity Derivative
5 46 (12.74%) Credit Derivative
6 36 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (5.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 15 (4.16%) Mathematics
9 13 (3.60%) Market Risk
10 9 (2.49%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.49%) Computer Science
11 8 (2.22%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.94%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.66%) iSeries
13 6 (1.66%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.39%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
15 4 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.45%) UNIX
2 40 (11.08%) Linux
3 31 (8.59%) Windows
4 9 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (10.80%) TDD
3 38 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 37 (10.25%) OO
5 30 (8.31%) Multithreading
6 28 (7.76%) Asset Management
7 24 (6.65%) Low Latency
7 24 (6.65%) BDD
8 23 (6.37%) SOA
9 18 (4.99%) Data Modelling
9 18 (4.99%) Business Analysis
10 17 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (4.71%) Analytics
11 16 (4.43%) Project Management
11 16 (4.43%) Data Analysis
11 16 (4.43%) Scrum
12 13 (3.60%) OOD
13 12 (3.32%) Integration Testing
13 12 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.32%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 149 (41.27%) Java
2 105 (29.09%) SQL
3 72 (19.94%) C#
4 45 (12.47%) C++
5 22 (6.09%) Python
6 18 (4.99%) VBA
7 16 (4.43%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.88%) Perl
9 12 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.05%) Scala
11 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.11%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.11%) RPG
14 3 (0.83%) VB
14 3 (0.83%) XAML
14 3 (0.83%) Groovy
15 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.55%) VB6
16 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (2.22%) ISEB
3 5 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.05%) EMIR
2 7 (1.94%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.39%) Control-M
3 4 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (14.96%) Oracle
2 18 (4.99%) Murex
3 17 (4.71%) Sybase
4 13 (3.60%) Bloomberg
5 12 (3.32%) TIBCO
6 9 (2.49%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.94%) SunGard
7 7 (1.94%) HP
7 7 (1.94%) thinkFolio
7 7 (1.94%) DataSynapse
8 6 (1.66%) Tradeweb
8 6 (1.66%) Calypso
9 5 (1.39%) Remedy
9 5 (1.39%) Charles River
9 5 (1.39%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.11%) MarketAxess
10 4 (1.11%) IBM
10 4 (1.11%) Reuters
10 4 (1.11%) BMC
11 3 (0.83%) Business Objects
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
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ISL
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £750.00 - £800.00 per day
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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