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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Algorithmic Trading over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Algo Trading
Rank 519 490 501
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Algorithmic Trading 84 131 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 107 96
Median daily rate £650 £650 £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £545 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £475
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Algorithmic Trading
UK

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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Algorithmic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Algorithmic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithmic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 84 £650 - 44
Algorithmic Trading
UK

Algorithmic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithmic 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 England region with a requirement for Algorithmic Trading.

1 96 (57.83%) Low Latency
2 95 (57.23%) Electronic Trading
3 82 (49.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 80 (48.19%) Front Office
5 76 (45.78%) Multithreading
6 75 (45.18%) Banking
7 63 (37.95%) SQL
8 61 (36.75%) Finance
9 60 (36.14%) Unix
10 50 (30.12%) C++
11 43 (25.90%) Investment Banking
12 42 (25.30%) Risk Management
13 41 (24.70%) Linux
14 39 (23.49%) C#
15 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (21.08%) Java
16 35 (21.08%) Multithreaded Programming
17 33 (19.88%) Algorithms
17 33 (19.88%) FIX Protocol
18 32 (19.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 32 (19.28%) STL
19 28 (16.87%) Market Making
20 26 (15.66%) Oracle
21 24 (14.46%) .NET
22 23 (13.86%) Degree
23 22 (13.25%) JavaScript
23 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
24 21 (12.65%) Solaris
24 21 (12.65%) AngularJS
25 20 (12.05%) TCP/IP

Algorithmic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.60%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) RMDS
2 4 (2.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.41%) Multicast
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) IGMP
3 1 (0.60%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) KDB
3 5 (3.01%) Kdb+
3 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.41%) MySQL
4 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) DB2
5 2 (1.20%) Tick Data
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) NUnit
2 6 (3.61%) JIRA
3 5 (3.01%) CasperJS
3 5 (3.01%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.01%) Selenium
4 2 (1.20%) Subversion
4 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Babel
5 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) gulp
5 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.60%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Mocha
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) QUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (48.19%) Front Office
2 75 (45.18%) Banking
3 61 (36.75%) Finance
4 43 (25.90%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.22%) Back Office
6 5 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (69.28%) Developer
2 37 (22.29%) C++ Developer
3 29 (17.47%) C# Developer
4 28 (16.87%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Java Developer
6 23 (13.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 19 (11.45%) Analyst
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 10 (6.02%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Electronic Trading Support
9 10 (6.02%) FX Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) SQL Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Unix Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Unix Support
9 10 (6.02%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.88%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (19.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (19.28%) STL
3 24 (14.46%) .NET
4 21 (12.65%) AngularJS
5 18 (10.84%) HTML
5 18 (10.84%) HTML5
5 18 (10.84%) Middleware
6 14 (8.43%) WPF
7 13 (7.83%) Node.js
8 11 (6.63%) Rendezvous
8 11 (6.63%) WinForms
9 10 (6.02%) CSS
9 10 (6.02%) CSS3
10 7 (4.22%) Swing
11 5 (3.01%) React
12 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.41%) Flask
12 4 (2.41%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (2.41%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (49.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (19.88%) Algorithms
3 19 (11.45%) Equities
3 19 (11.45%) Fixed Income
4 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.43%) Derivative
5 13 (7.83%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.23%) N-Tier
7 11 (6.63%) TWAP
7 11 (6.63%) VWAP
8 8 (4.82%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (4.82%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.22%) Fintech
10 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.41%) SCADA
12 3 (1.81%) Economics
12 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.81%) Statistics
13 2 (1.20%) Clustering
13 2 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (36.14%) Unix
2 41 (24.70%) Linux
3 21 (12.65%) Solaris
4 13 (7.83%) Windows
5 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.82%) AIX
7 2 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (57.83%) Low Latency
2 95 (57.23%) Electronic Trading
3 76 (45.78%) Multithreading
4 42 (25.30%) Risk Management
5 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (21.08%) Multithreaded Programming
7 28 (16.87%) Market Making
8 22 (13.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.43%) High Availability
9 14 (8.43%) High-Frequency Trading
10 12 (7.23%) Performance Optimisation
11 10 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.02%) Data Management
11 10 (6.02%) TDD
12 8 (4.82%) Analytics
12 8 (4.82%) Build Automation
12 8 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.82%) SDLC
13 7 (4.22%) BDD
13 7 (4.22%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.95%) SQL
2 50 (30.12%) C++
3 39 (23.49%) C#
4 35 (21.08%) Java
5 22 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.24%) Python
7 6 (3.61%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.61%) Scala
8 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.01%) Perl
8 5 (3.01%) R
9 3 (1.81%) XAML
10 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) ES6
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Tcl
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) PhD
3 4 (2.41%) ISEB
3 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) MiFID
2 9 (5.42%) QA
3 4 (2.41%) EMIR
3 4 (2.41%) FATCA
4 3 (1.81%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Oracle
2 14 (8.43%) TIBCO
3 12 (7.23%) Reuters
4 11 (6.63%) Currenex
4 11 (6.63%) FXall
4 11 (6.63%) Solace
5 7 (4.22%) Cognizant
6 6 (3.61%) Fidessa
6 6 (3.61%) Sybase
7 5 (3.01%) Sun
8 4 (2.41%) Calypso
8 4 (2.41%) IBM
9 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.81%) Talarian
10 2 (1.20%) EMC
10 2 (1.20%) Veritas
11 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.60%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.60%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.60%) Portware
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