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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 161 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 31 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 25
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£600 £560 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £655 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 52 (65.00%) Front Office
2 38 (47.50%) Java
3 36 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (36.25%) Low Latency
5 28 (35.00%) Finance
5 28 (35.00%) UNIX
6 24 (30.00%) Banking
7 20 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
7 20 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 20 (25.00%) Linux
8 19 (23.75%) Equities
9 18 (22.50%) Fixed Income
10 17 (21.25%) SQL
11 16 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 15 (18.75%) C#
13 14 (17.50%) TIBCO
13 14 (17.50%) Derivative
14 11 (13.75%) Investment Banking
14 11 (13.75%) C++
14 11 (13.75%) Perl
14 11 (13.75%) Market Making
15 10 (12.50%) ION Trading
15 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.25%) Rendezvous
16 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.25%) Windows
17 8 (10.00%) Python
17 8 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
17 8 (10.00%) WPF
17 8 (10.00%) ION MarketView

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.25%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
1 3 (3.75%) Multicast
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) KDB
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) OLAP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JUnit
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.25%) NUnit
2 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 52 (65.00%) Front Office
2 28 (35.00%) Finance
3 24 (30.00%) Banking
4 11 (13.75%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Developer
2 31 (38.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.25%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) WPF Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) PMO Lead
8 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.25%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (11.25%) Rendezvous
3 8 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (10.00%) WPF
4 6 (7.50%) .NET
5 5 (6.25%) JMS
6 4 (5.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (5.00%) Spring
6 4 (5.00%) WinForms
7 3 (3.75%) HTML
7 3 (3.75%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.50%) XML
9 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.25%) Django
9 1 (1.25%) XSD
9 1 (1.25%) XSLT
9 1 (1.25%) Akka
9 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (23.75%) Equities
3 18 (22.50%) Fixed Income
4 14 (17.50%) Derivative
5 6 (7.50%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.25%) Economics
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
8 1 (1.25%) PMI
8 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.25%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) UNIX
2 20 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Low Latency
2 20 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 16 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 11 (13.75%) Market Making
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.75%) TDD
6 7 (8.75%) OO
6 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.00%) MVVM
8 4 (5.00%) BDD
8 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.00%) Change Management
8 4 (5.00%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.00%) Scrum
8 4 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.00%) Release Management
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) C++
4 11 (13.75%) Perl
5 8 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) C-shell
6 4 (5.00%) VBA
6 4 (5.00%) AWK
7 3 (3.75%) C
7 3 (3.75%) VBScript
7 3 (3.75%) VB
8 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) RHCE
1 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) MiFID
2 1 (1.25%) EMIR
2 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
1 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) TIBCO
2 10 (12.50%) ION Trading
3 6 (7.50%) Reuters
3 6 (7.50%) Bloomberg
3 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) MarketAxess
5 3 (3.75%) Tradeweb
6 2 (2.50%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.50%) Sybase
6 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.50%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.50%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.25%) Solace
7 1 (1.25%) Splunk
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