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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 172 175 197
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 25 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £475 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
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
4472 5496 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.34% 76.56% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3358 4067 4384
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 33 (52.38%) Front Office
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 21 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (33.33%) Java
5 20 (31.75%) UNIX
6 19 (30.16%) Fixed Income
7 16 (25.40%) Perl
7 16 (25.40%) SQL
8 15 (23.81%) Investment Banking
9 14 (22.22%) Linux
10 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
11 12 (19.05%) Equities
11 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
12 11 (17.46%) Windows
12 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
13 10 (15.87%) Rendezvous
13 10 (15.87%) Algorithmic Trading
14 9 (14.29%) Reuters
14 9 (14.29%) Python
14 9 (14.29%) C#
15 8 (12.70%) Bloomberg
15 8 (12.70%) Project Management
15 8 (12.70%) MarketAxess
15 8 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
15 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (11.11%) ION Trading
16 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
16 7 (11.11%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 3 (4.76%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.59%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.35%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) Multicast
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) KDB
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JUnit
1 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) Selenium
1 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 33 (52.38%) Front Office
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.35%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) WPF Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Market Data Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior WPF Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Rendezvous
2 8 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (9.52%) WPF
4 5 (7.94%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) WinForms
5 4 (6.35%) Spring
5 4 (6.35%) Django
5 4 (6.35%) JMS
6 3 (4.76%) LINQ
7 2 (3.17%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (3.17%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.17%) .NET
8 1 (1.59%) CSS
8 1 (1.59%) XML
8 1 (1.59%) FpML
8 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (30.16%) Fixed Income
3 12 (19.05%) Equities
4 5 (7.94%) Derivative
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.17%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) DTCC
5 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.17%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) UNIX
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
2 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 10 (15.87%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.70%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) UML
7 4 (6.35%) OO
7 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.17%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.17%) Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) Perl
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) AWK
4 5 (7.94%) C-shell
5 4 (6.35%) Korn
5 4 (6.35%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) VB
6 3 (4.76%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) HNC
2 1 (1.59%) HND
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) EMIR
1 3 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.35%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
1 4 (6.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.59%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
2 9 (14.29%) Reuters
3 8 (12.70%) Bloomberg
3 8 (12.70%) MarketAxess
4 7 (11.11%) ION Trading
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle
5 6 (9.52%) Sybase
5 6 (9.52%) Trayport
6 4 (6.35%) 29West
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.17%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.59%) Syncfusion
9 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.59%) Calypso
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) VMware
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