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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 139 155 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 22 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.91% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.14% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 66
Median daily rate £630 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2839 4661 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.97% 79.91% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3676 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 38 (53.52%) Front Office
2 30 (42.25%) Finance
3 29 (40.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (38.03%) Java
4 27 (38.03%) Multithreading
5 25 (35.21%) Low Latency
6 24 (33.80%) Unix
6 24 (33.80%) Linux
7 21 (29.58%) SQL
7 21 (29.58%) C++
8 20 (28.17%) Fixed Income
9 19 (26.76%) Banking
10 17 (23.94%) Equities
11 15 (21.13%) Investment Banking
12 11 (15.49%) ION Trading
12 11 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
13 10 (14.08%) C#
13 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.68%) Derivative
15 8 (11.27%) Python
15 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
15 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
15 8 (11.27%) SDLC
15 8 (11.27%) ION MarketView
16 7 (9.86%) Oracle
17 6 (8.45%) .NET
17 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
18 5 (7.04%) MiFID

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 (4.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.82%) RMDS
3 1 (1.41%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) NGN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
1 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) KDB
3 2 (2.82%) OLAP
3 2 (2.82%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.23%) Gradle
3 3 (4.23%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) Emacs
5 1 (1.41%) Hudson
5 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.41%) NuGet
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (53.52%) Front Office
2 30 (42.25%) Finance
3 19 (26.76%) Banking
4 15 (21.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) C++ Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Front Office Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 2 (2.82%) FX Business Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 2 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Risk Business Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) Rendezvous
3 4 (5.63%) WPF
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
5 2 (2.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.82%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (2.82%) XSD
5 2 (2.82%) XSLT
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.41%) CSS3
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) LESS
6 1 (1.41%) LINQ
6 1 (1.41%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.41%) Sass
6 1 (1.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (28.17%) Fixed Income
3 17 (23.94%) Equities
4 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (12.68%) Derivative
6 4 (5.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.82%) User Experience
9 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.41%) Fintech
9 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.41%) Physics
9 1 (1.41%) Statistical Arbitrage
9 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Linux
1 24 (33.80%) Unix
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Multithreading
2 25 (35.21%) Low Latency
3 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.27%) SDLC
5 5 (7.04%) DevOps
6 4 (5.63%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.63%) OO
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.63%) TDD
7 3 (4.23%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.23%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (4.23%) High Availability
7 3 (4.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (2.82%) Analytics
8 2 (2.82%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) C++
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) C#
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) MiFID
2 2 (2.82%) EMIR
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.41%) Icinga
4 1 (1.41%) logstash
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) ION Trading
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.23%) Calypso
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) Murex
5 2 (2.82%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) Reuters
6 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.41%) SunGard
6 1 (1.41%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.41%) Trayport
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