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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swaptions
Rank 160 214 194
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -20
Contract jobs citing Swaptions 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.088% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £625 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £613
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
1367 2280 2238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.19% 38.52% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1832 1618
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 45
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.33 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.52% +0.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) XAML
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) MSBuild
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Automated 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MSBuild
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WinForms
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) MVVM
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) XAML
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA