The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions 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 Swaptions over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swaptions
Rank - 193 207
Contract jobs citing Swaptions 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.091% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Swaptions
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1291 2043 2434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.00% 37.23% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1562 1818
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.56 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.40 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Swaptions as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Swaptions
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 Swaptions across the City of London region.

Swaptions Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Swaptions
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Summit
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Swaptions
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Summit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg