The table below looks at the statistics for Algorithmic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Algo Trading
Rank 487 502 457
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Contract jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 105 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 70
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£675 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Algorithmic 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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Algorithmic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in England

Algorithmic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the England region.

Algorithmic Trading Daily Rate Trend in England

Algorithmic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Algorithmic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in England

Algorithmic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Algorithmic Trading across the England region.

Algorithmic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in England

Algorithmic Trading
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 105 £675 +3.84% 25
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Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Algorithmic 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 Algorithmic Trading.

1 111 (56.92%) Low Latency
2 88 (45.13%) Front Office
3 85 (43.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (40.51%) Java
5 72 (36.92%) Multithreading
6 71 (36.41%) Finance
7 70 (35.90%) FIX Protocol
8 69 (35.38%) Banking
9 68 (34.87%) Equities
10 65 (33.33%) C++
11 60 (30.77%) Linux
12 47 (24.10%) UNIX
13 44 (22.56%) Investment Banking
14 39 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (18.46%) SQL
17 30 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
18 27 (13.85%) Risk Management
19 26 (13.33%) Derivative
19 26 (13.33%) Python
20 25 (12.82%) KDB
21 24 (12.31%) Perl
22 23 (11.79%) C#
22 23 (11.79%) TDD
23 22 (11.28%) Fixed Income
23 22 (11.28%) FX Algorithmic Trading
24 21 (10.77%) OO
25 19 (9.74%) Market Making
25 19 (9.74%) Degree
26 18 (9.23%) Mathematics

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Algorithmic 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 Algorithmic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.56%) Multicast
3 1 (0.51%) DHCP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) KDB
2 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Subversion
1 7 (3.59%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.51%) NMock
3 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 88 (45.13%) Front Office
2 71 (36.41%) Finance
3 69 (35.38%) Banking
4 44 (22.56%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 135 (69.23%) Developer
2 66 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 46 (23.59%) C++ Developer
4 38 (19.49%) Analyst
5 28 (14.36%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (9.74%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.18%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.13%) FIX Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.59%) WPF Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Senior WPF Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
14 4 (2.05%) Python Developer
15 3 (1.54%) Banking Business Analyst
15 3 (1.54%) Java Architect
15 3 (1.54%) Senior Java Architect
15 3 (1.54%) Lead Developer
15 3 (1.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.90%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (8.21%) WPF
3 15 (7.69%) Middleware
4 11 (5.64%) J2SE
5 9 (4.62%) .NET
6 8 (4.10%) STL
6 8 (4.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (3.08%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (2.56%) LINQ
8 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.56%) WinForms
8 5 (2.56%) Spring
9 3 (1.54%) HTML
9 3 (1.54%) HTML5
10 2 (1.03%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.03%) J2EE
11 1 (0.51%) XML
11 1 (0.51%) Swing
11 1 (0.51%) WCF
11 1 (0.51%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 85 (43.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 68 (34.87%) Equities
3 39 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 26 (13.33%) Derivative
5 22 (11.28%) Fixed Income
6 18 (9.23%) Mathematics
7 17 (8.72%) Data Structures
8 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (5.13%) Hedge funds
9 10 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (4.10%) Physics
11 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
12 4 (2.05%) VWAP
12 4 (2.05%) SCADA
12 4 (2.05%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.05%) Clustering
12 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 4 (2.05%) TWAP
13 3 (1.54%) Tandem
13 3 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.77%) Linux
2 47 (24.10%) UNIX
3 7 (3.59%) Windows
4 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.05%) SUSE
5 4 (2.05%) AIX
5 4 (2.05%) Solaris
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (56.92%) Low Latency
2 72 (36.92%) Multithreading
3 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 27 (13.85%) Risk Management
6 23 (11.79%) TDD
7 22 (11.28%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 21 (10.77%) OO
9 19 (9.74%) Market Making
10 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.13%) Garbage Collection
12 7 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.59%) Open Source
12 7 (3.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.08%) Operations Research
14 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (2.56%) UML
14 5 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.51%) Java
2 65 (33.33%) C++
3 36 (18.46%) SQL
4 26 (13.33%) Python
5 24 (12.31%) Perl
6 23 (11.79%) C#
7 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.59%) C
9 6 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.05%) Ruby
10 4 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.03%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) AWK
12 2 (1.03%) Scala
12 2 (1.03%) Tcl
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
13 1 (0.51%) C-shell
13 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.51%) NFS
2 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 4 (2.05%) Puppet
1 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (5.13%) Sybase
2 8 (4.10%) Oracle
3 5 (2.56%) Fidessa
3 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.05%) ION Trading
4 4 (2.05%) HP
4 4 (2.05%) EMC
4 4 (2.05%) Veritas
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.54%) Portware
6 2 (1.03%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.03%) Perforce
7 1 (0.51%) VMware
7 1 (0.51%) NYFIX
7 1 (0.51%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.51%) Solace
7 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
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