The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills 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 Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 148 188 162
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -26
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 42 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.42% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £489 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £93 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-76.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading across the City of London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading across the City of London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 52 (63.41%) Front Office
2 42 (51.22%) Java
3 38 (46.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (37.80%) Low Latency
5 29 (35.37%) Finance
5 29 (35.37%) Banking
6 28 (34.15%) UNIX
7 22 (26.83%) Fixed Income
8 20 (24.39%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (23.17%) Linux
10 18 (21.95%) TIBCO
10 18 (21.95%) Multithreading
11 16 (19.51%) Equities
11 16 (19.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 15 (18.29%) C#
13 14 (17.07%) Investment Banking
14 13 (15.85%) Derivative
14 13 (15.85%) ION Trading
15 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.63%) C++
15 12 (14.63%) Rendezvous
16 11 (13.41%) Perl
16 11 (13.41%) SQL
16 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.41%) TDD
16 11 (13.41%) Market Making
17 10 (12.20%) ION MarketView
17 10 (12.20%) Windows
18 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
18 9 (10.98%) WPF

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (9.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.22%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.22%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Firewall
1 3 (3.66%) Multicast
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) OLAP
3 2 (2.44%) KDB
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
1 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
1 2 (2.44%) Maven
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.22%) Mockito
2 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 52 (63.41%) Front Office
2 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 29 (35.37%) Banking
3 14 (17.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 37 (45.12%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) WPF Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.44%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.44%) Support Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.44%) Programmer
10 1 (1.22%) Front Office Developer
10 1 (1.22%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.22%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (14.63%) Rendezvous
3 9 (10.98%) WPF
4 7 (8.54%) Spring
5 5 (6.10%) JMS
6 4 (4.88%) .NET
7 3 (3.66%) XML
7 3 (3.66%) HTML
7 3 (3.66%) WinForms
7 3 (3.66%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.44%) XSD
8 2 (2.44%) XSLT
8 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.22%) Akka
9 1 (1.22%) Middleware
9 1 (1.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.22%) Django
9 1 (1.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (26.83%) Fixed Income
3 16 (19.51%) Equities
4 13 (15.85%) Derivative
5 6 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.66%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.44%) Open Source
7 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.22%) Eurex
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.22%) PMI
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) UNIX
2 19 (23.17%) Linux
3 10 (12.20%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Low Latency
2 18 (21.95%) Multithreading
3 16 (19.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.41%) TDD
5 11 (13.41%) Market Making
6 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.10%) BDD
8 5 (6.10%) Scrum
8 5 (6.10%) OO
9 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.88%) Project Management
9 4 (4.88%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (4.88%) Release Management
9 4 (4.88%) MVVM
9 4 (4.88%) Analytics
10 3 (3.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Java
2 15 (18.29%) C#
3 12 (14.63%) C++
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
4 11 (13.41%) SQL
5 8 (9.76%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) VBA
7 4 (4.88%) C-shell
7 4 (4.88%) AWK
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) C
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) XAML
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) ISEB
1 1 (1.22%) RHCE
1 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) EMIR
2 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.22%) Nagios
1 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) TIBCO
2 13 (15.85%) ION Trading
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Sybase
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.32%) Reuters
4 6 (7.32%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle
6 4 (4.88%) Tradeweb
6 4 (4.88%) 29West
7 3 (3.66%) MarketAxess
7 3 (3.66%) Fidessa
8 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.22%) SunGard
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.22%) Splunk
9 1 (1.22%) eSpeed
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