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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 153 186 162
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 43 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 27
Average daily rate
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£650 £600 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £315 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.92% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 38 (60.32%) Front Office
2 34 (53.97%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (36.51%) Low Latency
5 20 (31.75%) UNIX
6 16 (25.40%) Finance
6 16 (25.40%) Banking
7 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
7 15 (23.81%) Linux
7 15 (23.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 13 (20.63%) Derivative
9 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
10 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
11 10 (15.87%) Windows
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) C++
11 10 (15.87%) Equities
12 8 (12.70%) Rendezvous
12 8 (12.70%) Reuters
12 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (11.11%) TDD
13 7 (11.11%) ION Trading
13 7 (11.11%) Perl
14 6 (9.52%) Sybase
14 6 (9.52%) Bloomberg
14 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
14 6 (9.52%) Back Office
15 5 (7.94%) Equity Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) ION MarketView
2 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (3.17%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) Multicast
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) KDB
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) OLAP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) Mockito
1 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) JUnit
1 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 38 (60.32%) Front Office
2 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Back Office
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 29 (46.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Support Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) WPF Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.59%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.59%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.59%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Rendezvous
1 8 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (6.35%) JMS
2 4 (6.35%) Spring
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) WPF
4 1 (1.59%) WinForms
4 1 (1.59%) LINQ
4 1 (1.59%) Django
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XSD
4 1 (1.59%) XSLT
4 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
3 13 (20.63%) Derivative
4 10 (15.87%) Equities
5 5 (7.94%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.17%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) Open Source
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) UNIX
2 15 (23.81%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Low Latency
2 15 (23.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) Market Making
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Kanban
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) OO
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) BDD
8 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) C++
3 7 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (7.94%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) VBA
5 4 (6.35%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.76%) C
6 3 (4.76%) VBScript
7 2 (3.17%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) Korn
8 1 (1.59%) XAML
8 1 (1.59%) AWK
8 1 (1.59%) C-shell
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Nagios
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
2 8 (12.70%) Reuters
3 7 (11.11%) ION Trading
4 6 (9.52%) Sybase
4 6 (9.52%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.35%) Fidessa
6 4 (6.35%) MarketAxess
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.76%) 29West
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) eSpeed
8 2 (3.17%) Tradeweb
8 2 (3.17%) Trayport
9 1 (1.59%) SunGard
9 1 (1.59%) Splunk
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