The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 153 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 43 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.80% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 48
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£563 £575 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £665 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Electronic Trading
London

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 July 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 July 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 31 (48.44%) Front Office
2 26 (40.63%) Banking
3 25 (39.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (35.94%) Java
5 22 (34.38%) Finance
6 20 (31.25%) UNIX
7 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) Low Latency
8 17 (26.56%) Investment Banking
9 16 (25.00%) Fixed Income
9 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 15 (23.44%) Perl
10 15 (23.44%) Linux
11 14 (21.88%) TIBCO
12 13 (20.31%) Rendezvous
12 13 (20.31%) Equities
13 10 (15.63%) Windows
13 10 (15.63%) Python
13 10 (15.63%) C#
13 10 (15.63%) Algorithmic Trading
14 9 (14.06%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (12.50%) Derivative
15 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.94%) Project Management
16 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
16 7 (10.94%) WinForms
16 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
16 7 (10.94%) WPF
16 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (9.38%) C-shell

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (7.81%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.56%) RMDS
2 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.25%) Multicast
2 4 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
1 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
1 1 (1.56%) Maven
1 1 (1.56%) Selenium
1 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 31 (48.44%) Front Office
2 26 (40.63%) Banking
3 22 (34.38%) Finance
4 17 (26.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Back Office
6 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) WPF Developer
7 3 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Rendezvous
2 9 (14.06%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (10.94%) WPF
3 7 (10.94%) WinForms
4 6 (9.38%) JMS
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 4 (6.25%) .NET
6 4 (6.25%) Spring
6 4 (6.25%) Django
7 2 (3.13%) LINQ
7 2 (3.13%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (3.13%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) FpML
8 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.56%) CSS
8 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 13 (20.31%) Equities
4 8 (12.50%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) DTCC
5 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.13%) Physics
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) UNIX
2 15 (23.44%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Low Latency
2 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (15.63%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
5 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) UML
7 5 (7.81%) OO
7 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
8 4 (6.25%) Web Development
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.69%) TDD
10 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.13%) Analytics
10 2 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) Perl
4 10 (15.63%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) AWK
5 6 (9.38%) C-shell
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) C
7 3 (4.69%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HNC
2 1 (1.56%) HND
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
1 3 (4.69%) EMIR
1 3 (4.69%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.25%) Nagios
1 4 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.56%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) TIBCO
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.38%) 29West
3 6 (9.38%) Reuters
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Bloomberg
4 5 (7.81%) ION Trading
4 5 (7.81%) MarketAxess
5 4 (6.25%) Sybase
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.69%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.69%) Trayport
6 3 (4.69%) Syncfusion
7 2 (3.13%) Tradeweb
8 1 (1.56%) Calypso
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) VMware
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