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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 72 72 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Contract jobs citing Derivative 150 162 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 2.76% 5.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.89% 7.40% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 144 306
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£594 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +147.05%
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
2176 2188 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.27% 37.33% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1630 1990
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 59
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £29.75 £71.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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.

1 154 (49.20%) Banking
2 140 (44.73%) Front Office
3 119 (38.02%) SQL
4 110 (35.14%) C#
4 110 (35.14%) Finance
5 105 (33.55%) Java
6 99 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (29.07%) Investment Banking
8 73 (23.32%) Equities
9 68 (21.73%) Equity Derivative
9 68 (21.73%) .NET
10 65 (20.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 64 (20.45%) UNIX
12 56 (17.89%) OO
13 52 (16.61%) Fixed Income
14 49 (15.65%) Multithreading
15 47 (15.02%) SQL Server
16 42 (13.42%) TDD
17 41 (13.10%) Risk Management
18 37 (11.82%) Oracle
19 33 (10.54%) C++
19 33 (10.54%) Business Analysis
19 33 (10.54%) SDLC
20 28 (8.95%) VBA
20 28 (8.95%) Linux
21 27 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (8.31%) FIX Protocol
23 25 (7.99%) Windows
24 24 (7.67%) Data Modelling
24 24 (7.67%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.32%) Lync
4 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.96%) MS Office
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.60%) Summit
2 5 (1.60%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.96%) Global One
4 2 (0.64%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.64%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.64%) Tesseract
4 2 (0.64%) Minerva
4 2 (0.64%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.32%) RMDS
5 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) SunGard Stream Ubix
5 1 (0.32%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.32%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.75%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.60%) MS Access
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.64%) DTS
9 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.32%) Impala
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.32%) DB2
10 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.32%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (4.79%) TeamCity
2 10 (3.19%) JUnit
3 8 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.56%) JIRA
4 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.24%) Ant
4 7 (2.24%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.92%) Maven
6 4 (1.28%) NUnit
7 3 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.64%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.64%) Moq
8 2 (0.64%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.32%) Mockito
9 1 (0.32%) JBehave
General
1 154 (49.20%) Banking
2 140 (44.73%) Front Office
3 110 (35.14%) Finance
4 91 (29.07%) Investment Banking
5 24 (7.67%) Back Office
6 20 (6.39%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.60%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (52.40%) Developer
2 99 (31.63%) Analyst
3 63 (20.13%) C# Developer
4 57 (18.21%) Business Analyst
5 56 (17.89%) Java Developer
6 48 (15.34%) Senior Developer
7 32 (10.22%) Senior C# Developer
8 14 (4.47%) Java Programmer
8 14 (4.47%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 14 (4.47%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (4.47%) Programmer
8 14 (4.47%) C++ Developer
9 13 (4.15%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.19%) Consultant
11 9 (2.88%) Applications Support
11 9 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.24%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.73%) .NET
2 26 (8.31%) FIX Protocol
3 21 (6.71%) WCF
4 20 (6.39%) WPF
4 20 (6.39%) WinForms
4 20 (6.39%) HTML
5 17 (5.43%) XML
6 16 (5.11%) HTML5
7 14 (4.47%) Spring
7 14 (4.47%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.19%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.24%) Web Services
9 7 (2.24%) MSMQ
9 7 (2.24%) JDBC
10 6 (1.92%) JMS
10 6 (1.92%) Swing
10 6 (1.92%) RESTful
10 6 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (1.60%) LINQ
11 5 (1.60%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.32%) Equities
2 68 (21.73%) Equity Derivative
3 65 (20.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 52 (16.61%) Fixed Income
5 27 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (7.35%) Computer Science
6 23 (7.35%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (5.11%) Mathematics
8 14 (4.47%) Credit Risk
9 10 (3.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (2.24%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.92%) Contract for Difference
11 6 (1.92%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.28%) Replication
12 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.28%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.28%) iSeries
13 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.45%) UNIX
2 28 (8.95%) Linux
3 25 (7.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.89%) OO
3 49 (15.65%) Multithreading
4 42 (13.42%) TDD
5 41 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 33 (10.54%) Business Analysis
6 33 (10.54%) SDLC
7 24 (7.67%) Data Modelling
8 22 (7.03%) Greeks
9 21 (6.71%) BDD
9 21 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.07%) OOP
11 15 (4.79%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (4.47%) RAD
13 13 (4.15%) Asset Management
13 13 (4.15%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.15%) Low Latency
14 12 (3.83%) Analytics
14 12 (3.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 119 (38.02%) SQL
2 110 (35.14%) C#
3 105 (33.55%) Java
4 33 (10.54%) C++
5 28 (8.95%) VBA
6 19 (6.07%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.79%) Python
8 8 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.24%) Scala
10 5 (1.60%) VBScript
11 4 (1.28%) RPG IV
11 4 (1.28%) RPG
12 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.64%) C
13 2 (0.64%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (4.79%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.64%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) IIBA
4 1 (0.32%) CBAP
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.19%) EMIR
1 10 (3.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (2.56%) QA
3 5 (1.60%) MiFID
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.56%) Control-M
2 4 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (11.82%) Oracle
2 15 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.47%) DevExpress
4 11 (3.51%) Sybase
5 9 (2.88%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.92%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.60%) SunGard
7 5 (1.60%) Wall Street Systems
8 4 (1.28%) IBM
8 4 (1.28%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.96%) Syncfusion
9 3 (0.96%) Sophis
10 2 (0.64%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.64%) Reuters
10 2 (0.64%) Murex
11 1 (0.32%) Remedy
11 1 (0.32%) Charles River
11 1 (0.32%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.32%) Progress
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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City Test Limited
Rate: £600 per day This rate is negotiable for excellent skills match
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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