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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 123 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 43 55 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.21% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.43% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 75
Median daily rate £575 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
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
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 38 (57.58%) Front Office
2 34 (51.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (39.39%) Finance
4 25 (37.88%) Banking
5 24 (36.36%) Java
5 24 (36.36%) Low Latency
6 23 (34.85%) FIX Protocol
7 22 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 22 (33.33%) Unix
8 17 (25.76%) SQL
9 16 (24.24%) Linux
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle
10 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
11 13 (19.70%) Equities
12 12 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
13 11 (16.67%) HTML
13 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking
14 10 (15.15%) C#
14 10 (15.15%) Python
14 10 (15.15%) Derivative
15 9 (13.64%) HTML5
15 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
15 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.64%) Data Management
16 8 (12.12%) C++
16 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
16 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
16 8 (12.12%) Rendezvous
17 6 (9.09%) .NET

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 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) RMDS
2 4 (6.06%) ION MarketView
3 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (1.52%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) BGP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) MPLS
3 1 (1.52%) Multicast
3 1 (1.52%) NGN
3 1 (1.52%) OSPF
3 1 (1.52%) RIP
3 1 (1.52%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) KDB
2 2 (3.03%) Kdb+
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) Tick Data
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.55%) Gradle
3 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.52%) Ant
5 1 (1.52%) Bower
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) Grunt
5 1 (1.52%) Hudson
5 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.52%) NuGet
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (57.58%) Front Office
2 26 (39.39%) Finance
3 25 (37.88%) Banking
4 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Unix Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Unix Support
8 5 (7.58%) Unix Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 9 (13.64%) HTML5
4 8 (12.12%) Rendezvous
5 6 (9.09%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) CSS3
7 4 (6.06%) Node.js
8 3 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.55%) LESS
8 3 (4.55%) Sass
8 3 (4.55%) STL
8 3 (4.55%) Swing
8 3 (4.55%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (4.55%) WPF
9 2 (3.03%) JavaFX
9 2 (3.03%) Middleware
9 2 (3.03%) WinForms
9 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (51.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
3 13 (19.70%) Equities
4 10 (15.15%) Derivative
5 6 (9.09%) Fintech
6 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (4.55%) User Experience
7 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.52%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.52%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.52%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Unix
2 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Low Latency
2 22 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 12 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
4 9 (13.64%) Data Management
4 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) High Availability
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.06%) TDD
8 3 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (3.03%) Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) Market Making
9 2 (3.03%) MVC
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.03%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) C#
3 10 (15.15%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CCIE
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) MiFID
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.52%) Endace
4 1 (1.52%) Icinga
4 1 (1.52%) logstash
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 5 (7.58%) Reuters
4 4 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.06%) FXall
4 4 (6.06%) ION Trading
5 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.55%) Calypso
5 3 (4.55%) Murex
5 3 (4.55%) Solace
6 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
6 2 (3.03%) Currenex
6 2 (3.03%) DevExpress
6 2 (3.03%) MarketAxess
6 2 (3.03%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.52%) Informatica
7 1 (1.52%) Juniper
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