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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 112 89 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 50 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 2.23% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.65% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 74 75
Median daily rate £650 £594 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £308 £485
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.59%
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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 47 (54.65%) Banking
2 45 (52.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (51.16%) Front Office
4 38 (44.19%) Java
5 37 (43.02%) Multithreading
6 35 (40.70%) Low Latency
7 29 (33.72%) Unix
7 29 (33.72%) Finance
8 27 (31.40%) FIX Protocol
9 22 (25.58%) Linux
10 19 (22.09%) Investment Banking
11 18 (20.93%) Oracle
12 17 (19.77%) SQL
13 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (17.44%) Fixed Income
14 15 (17.44%) C++
14 15 (17.44%) Derivative
15 14 (16.28%) Algorithmic Trading
15 14 (16.28%) Equities
16 12 (13.95%) TIBCO
16 12 (13.95%) Rendezvous
17 11 (12.79%) HTML
17 11 (12.79%) Python
17 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
18 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
19 9 (10.47%) Algorithms
19 9 (10.47%) OO
19 9 (10.47%) Data Management
19 9 (10.47%) Degree
19 9 (10.47%) HTML5

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 (3.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) RMDS
2 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (2.33%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Multicast
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) BGP
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) OSPF
4 1 (1.16%) RIP
4 1 (1.16%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) KDB
3 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) Kdb+
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Tick Data
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
2 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) JUnit
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
4 3 (3.49%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.49%) Gradle
4 3 (3.49%) Hudson
5 2 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.16%) Ant
6 1 (1.16%) Bower
6 1 (1.16%) CMake
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.16%) Grunt
6 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.16%) SCons
6 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (54.65%) Banking
2 44 (51.16%) Front Office
3 29 (33.72%) Finance
4 19 (22.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.49%) Advertising
7 2 (2.33%) Marketing
8 1 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Retail
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Developer
2 29 (33.72%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Senior Developer
4 16 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (16.28%) Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Support Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) C++ Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Unix Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Unix Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Unix Support
9 5 (5.81%) Unix Support Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (13.95%) Rendezvous
3 11 (12.79%) HTML
4 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.47%) HTML5
5 8 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (9.30%) STL
6 5 (5.81%) .NET
6 5 (5.81%) CSS
6 5 (5.81%) CSS3
6 5 (5.81%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (4.65%) JMS
7 4 (4.65%) Node.js
7 4 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (3.49%) LESS
8 3 (3.49%) Sass
8 3 (3.49%) Swing
9 2 (2.33%) JavaFX
9 2 (2.33%) jQuery
9 2 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (52.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (17.44%) Derivative
2 15 (17.44%) Fixed Income
3 14 (16.28%) Equities
4 9 (10.47%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.98%) Fintech
6 5 (5.81%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.81%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.33%) Physics
9 2 (2.33%) TWAP
9 2 (2.33%) User Experience
9 2 (2.33%) VWAP
10 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) Unix
2 22 (25.58%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Multithreading
2 35 (40.70%) Low Latency
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Algorithmic Trading
5 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.47%) Data Management
6 9 (10.47%) OO
7 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.30%) High Availability
7 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.14%) DevOps
8 7 (8.14%) TDD
9 6 (6.98%) Migration
9 6 (6.98%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.81%) BDD
10 5 (5.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 3 (3.49%) Analytics
11 3 (3.49%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Java
2 17 (19.77%) SQL
3 15 (17.44%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) Python
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.33%) Haskell
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) CCIE
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) MiFID
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) Endace
3 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) TIBCO
3 8 (9.30%) Reuters
4 5 (5.81%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.81%) Bloomberg
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) FXall
5 4 (4.65%) Juniper
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) Solace
7 2 (2.33%) Calypso
7 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.33%) Currenex
7 2 (2.33%) ION Trading
7 2 (2.33%) MarketAxess
7 2 (2.33%) Murex
7 2 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.16%) Charles River
8 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.16%) Syncfusion
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