The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 188 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -11
Contract jobs citing Derivative 596 916 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.93% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 5.99% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 765 820
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £414
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.60 £32.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.01% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.12 £32.00 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.07 £32.00 £47.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
Derivative
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15928 15286 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.56% 32.16% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 9751 8667
Average daily rate £415 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 620 765
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in England

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in England

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in England

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in England

Derivative
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 Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 573 £575 +4.54% 134
South East -23 10 £302 - 6
North West +3 9 £331 +10.41% 1
West Midlands -16 1 - -
South West -32 1 £418 -16.50% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Derivative 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 Derivative.

1 482 (44.75%) Banking
2 456 (42.34%) Finance
3 427 (39.65%) Front Office
4 366 (33.98%) SQL
5 330 (30.64%) Investment Banking
6 292 (27.11%) Fixed Income
7 261 (24.23%) Java
8 253 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 243 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
10 212 (19.68%) C#
11 205 (19.03%) Oracle
12 194 (18.01%) Equities
13 181 (16.81%) Credit Derivative
14 170 (15.78%) Equity Derivative
15 164 (15.23%) UNIX
16 163 (15.13%) C++
17 158 (14.67%) XML
18 129 (11.98%) Linux
19 126 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
20 123 (11.42%) Business Analysis
21 120 (11.14%) Risk Management
22 111 (10.31%) Analytics
23 110 (10.21%) OO
24 109 (10.12%) .NET
25 108 (10.03%) Windows
26 107 (9.94%) Python
27 102 (9.47%) Back Office
28 100 (9.29%) Multithreading
29 98 (9.10%) TDD
30 87 (8.08%) SQL Server

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Derivative 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 Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.56%) Confluence
5 6 (0.56%) Node.js
6 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.093%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.093%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.093%) Jetty
9 1 (0.093%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.093%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.04%) MS Project
3 17 (1.58%) MS Office
3 17 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.58%) SunGard GMI
1 17 (1.58%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.21%) ION MarketView
3 12 (1.11%) Summit
4 8 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
5 7 (0.65%) Endur
6 4 (0.37%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.28%) Global One
7 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.19%) RMDS
8 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.093%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.093%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 1 (0.093%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.093%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.28%) PaaS
3 3 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.37%) SNMP
3 3 (0.28%) Firewall
3 3 (0.28%) DNS
3 3 (0.28%) Multicast
4 2 (0.19%) NFC
4 2 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.093%) SAN
5 1 (0.093%) Intranet
5 1 (0.093%) BGP
5 1 (0.093%) NAS
5 1 (0.093%) AMQP
5 1 (0.093%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 68 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.30%) ObjectStore
7 14 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.21%) DB2
8 13 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.02%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.02%) Big Data
10 10 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 10 (0.93%) HBase
11 9 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (4.64%) Subversion
2 35 (3.25%) Maven
3 33 (3.06%) JIRA
4 28 (2.60%) Ant
5 26 (2.41%) JUnit
6 21 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.86%) CruiseControl
8 18 (1.67%) Git (software)
9 16 (1.49%) NUnit
9 16 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.11%) CppUnit
10 12 (1.11%) GoogleTest
11 11 (1.02%) ClearCase
12 10 (0.93%) Rational Rose
13 9 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.74%) Hudson
14 8 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 482 (44.75%) Banking
2 456 (42.34%) Finance
3 427 (39.65%) Front Office
4 330 (30.64%) Investment Banking
5 102 (9.47%) Back Office
6 30 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 25 (2.32%) Legal
8 6 (0.56%) Retail
9 5 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.37%) Games
10 4 (0.37%) French Language
11 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.19%) International Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.19%) Marketing
13 1 (0.093%) German Language
13 1 (0.093%) Automotive
13 1 (0.093%) Publishing
13 1 (0.093%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 438 (40.67%) Developer
2 370 (34.35%) Analyst
3 216 (20.06%) Business Analyst
4 148 (13.74%) Java Developer
5 82 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 81 (7.52%) Project Manager
7 65 (6.04%) C++ Developer
8 59 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 42 (3.90%) Applications Support
9 42 (3.90%) Python Developer
10 41 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 29 (2.69%) Test Analyst
11 29 (2.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 28 (2.60%) Banking Business Analyst
13 23 (2.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 23 (2.14%) Architect
14 22 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.04%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (1.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (14.67%) XML
2 109 (10.12%) .NET
3 61 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
4 57 (5.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 55 (5.11%) WPF
6 53 (4.92%) Spring
7 52 (4.83%) STL
8 49 (4.55%) FpML
9 43 (3.99%) Web Services
10 35 (3.25%) Hibernate
11 34 (3.16%) XSLT
12 33 (3.06%) WCF
13 32 (2.97%) JMS
14 30 (2.79%) HTML
15 28 (2.60%) Middleware
15 28 (2.60%) REST
16 26 (2.41%) WinForms
17 22 (2.04%) .NET Framework
17 22 (2.04%) HTML5
18 19 (1.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 292 (27.11%) Fixed Income
2 253 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 194 (18.01%) Equities
4 181 (16.81%) Credit Derivative
5 170 (15.78%) Equity Derivative
6 126 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (7.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 72 (6.69%) Credit Risk
9 50 (4.64%) Market Risk
10 40 (3.71%) Data Structures
11 30 (2.79%) Computer Science
12 29 (2.69%) Grid Computing
13 21 (1.95%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.95%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.86%) Reference Data
15 17 (1.58%) SWIFT
16 16 (1.49%) iSeries
17 15 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
18 13 (1.21%) Open Source
19 12 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 164 (15.23%) UNIX
2 129 (11.98%) Linux
3 108 (10.03%) Windows
4 16 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.19%) SUSE
10 2 (0.19%) Debian
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.093%) Solaris
11 1 (0.093%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.093%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (11.42%) Business Analysis
3 120 (11.14%) Risk Management
4 111 (10.31%) Analytics
5 110 (10.21%) OO
6 100 (9.29%) Multithreading
7 98 (9.10%) TDD
8 85 (7.89%) Project Management
9 82 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 64 (5.94%) Low Latency
11 60 (5.57%) Data Analysis
12 51 (4.74%) Electronic Trading
13 49 (4.55%) Asset Management
14 48 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (4.36%) Workflow
16 46 (4.27%) Migration
16 46 (4.27%) Software Engineering
17 45 (4.18%) OOD
18 43 (3.99%) Data Modelling
19 41 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 366 (33.98%) SQL
2 261 (24.23%) Java
3 212 (19.68%) C#
4 163 (15.13%) C++
5 107 (9.94%) Python
6 60 (5.57%) Perl
7 54 (5.01%) VBA
8 38 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 26 (2.41%) Scala
10 24 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.95%) C
13 17 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.49%) PHP
15 15 (1.39%) RPG
15 15 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.30%) VB
17 9 (0.84%) VC++
17 9 (0.84%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 73 (6.78%) Degree
2 15 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.02%) ISEB
4 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.37%) PhD
5 4 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (0.37%) CFA
6 3 (0.28%) MCSE
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.093%) PMP
7 1 (0.093%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.093%) CIMA
7 1 (0.093%) MCSD
7 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.92%) EMIR
2 40 (3.71%) QA
3 39 (3.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.39%) Basel III
5 8 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.46%) MiFID
6 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.37%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.28%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.28%) Basel II
9 2 (0.19%) SLA
9 2 (0.19%) FATCA
9 2 (0.19%) UCITS
10 1 (0.093%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.093%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (2.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.30%) Control-M
4 7 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.19%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.093%) SCCM
Vendors
1 205 (19.03%) Oracle
2 58 (5.39%) Microsoft
3 53 (4.92%) Murex
4 43 (3.99%) Sybase
5 29 (2.69%) TIBCO
6 25 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.32%) Calypso
7 23 (2.14%) Bloomberg
8 22 (2.04%) Tradeweb
9 21 (1.95%) thinkFolio
9 21 (1.95%) SunGard
10 20 (1.86%) ION Trading
11 18 (1.67%) IBM
12 16 (1.49%) HP
13 12 (1.11%) DataSynapse
14 11 (1.02%) Charles River
15 9 (0.84%) Sun
16 8 (0.74%) Business Objects
16 8 (0.74%) Reuters
16 8 (0.74%) Informatica
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £585 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £675 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £660 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global {M}
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £570 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Holiday + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago