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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 146 163 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -61
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 24 49 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.83% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.03% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 78
Median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £456 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2916 4778 4634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 80.64% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 3783 3452
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 46
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 33 (53.23%) Front Office
2 30 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (38.71%) Finance
4 23 (37.10%) Unix
5 22 (35.48%) Java
6 20 (32.26%) Linux
6 20 (32.26%) Multithreading
6 20 (32.26%) Low Latency
7 19 (30.65%) SQL
8 18 (29.03%) Banking
9 16 (25.81%) Equities
9 16 (25.81%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (24.19%) Fixed Income
11 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
11 12 (19.35%) C++
12 11 (17.74%) C#
13 9 (14.52%) Oracle
14 8 (12.90%) ION Trading
14 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (12.90%) Python
15 7 (11.29%) .NET
15 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
16 6 (9.68%) Derivative
17 5 (8.06%) Data Management
17 5 (8.06%) TIBCO
17 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
17 5 (8.06%) DevOps
17 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
17 5 (8.06%) SDLC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) ION MarketView
2 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (1.61%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) NGN
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) KDB
3 2 (3.23%) Tick Data
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Ant
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) NuGet
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (53.23%) Front Office
2 24 (38.71%) Finance
3 18 (29.03%) Banking
4 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) C++ Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) Rendezvous
3 4 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) CSS3
4 2 (3.23%) HTML5
4 2 (3.23%) LESS
4 2 (3.23%) Sass
4 2 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.23%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) FIXML
5 1 (1.61%) JDBC
5 1 (1.61%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) WinForms
5 1 (1.61%) XSD
5 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (25.81%) Equities
3 15 (24.19%) Fixed Income
4 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.68%) Derivative
6 3 (4.84%) Fintech
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.23%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.61%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Unix
2 20 (32.26%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Low Latency
1 20 (32.26%) Multithreading
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.06%) Data Management
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps
4 5 (8.06%) SDLC
5 4 (6.45%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Build Automation
6 3 (4.84%) OO
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.23%) Migration
7 2 (3.23%) MVVM
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 19 (30.65%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) C++
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 8 (12.90%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) MiFID
2 2 (3.23%) EMIR
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.61%) Icinga
4 1 (1.61%) logstash
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) ION Trading
3 5 (8.06%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.84%) Calypso
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Murex
5 2 (3.23%) Fidessa
5 2 (3.23%) FXall
5 2 (3.23%) MarketAxess
5 2 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Reuters
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) SunGard
6 1 (1.61%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.61%) Trayport
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iKas International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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