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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 209 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -12
Contract jobs citing Derivative 543 973 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 2.03% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 6.30% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 802 931
Average daily rate
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£563 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.60 £90.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.56% +328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year
-68.12% -
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
16576 15446 15439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.24% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10527 9861 9233
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 688 609 742
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.57 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 October 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 October 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 -43 517 £575 +4.54% 131
North West +6 16 £300 - 1
South East - 6 £302 - 1
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
South West -35 1 £355 +9.23% 4
East of England - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £238 -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 455 (43.58%) Banking
2 434 (41.57%) Front Office
3 431 (41.28%) Finance
4 341 (32.66%) SQL
5 334 (31.99%) Investment Banking
6 299 (28.64%) Fixed Income
7 255 (24.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 248 (23.75%) Java
9 219 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
10 208 (19.92%) C#
11 198 (18.97%) Oracle
12 176 (16.86%) Equities
13 172 (16.48%) Credit Derivative
14 159 (15.23%) C++
14 159 (15.23%) UNIX
15 149 (14.27%) XML
16 138 (13.22%) Linux
16 138 (13.22%) Equity Derivative
17 126 (12.07%) Business Analysis
18 118 (11.30%) Risk Management
19 116 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
20 115 (11.02%) Python
21 114 (10.92%) OO
22 109 (10.44%) Windows
23 107 (10.25%) Analytics
24 105 (10.06%) .NET
25 103 (9.87%) Multithreading
26 96 (9.20%) Back Office
27 88 (8.43%) TDD
28 87 (8.33%) SQL Server

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (2.39%) WebSphere
2 15 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (0.77%) Confluence
4 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (0.29%) Apache
7 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.096%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.096%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.096%) Jetty
8 1 (0.096%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.096%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.92%) MS Project
3 14 (1.34%) MS Office
3 14 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.82%) SunGard GMI
2 15 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 12 (1.15%) ION MarketView
3 12 (1.15%) Summit
4 7 (0.67%) Endur
4 7 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.096%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.096%) Global One
7 1 (0.096%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.096%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.096%) LongView
7 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.096%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
3 3 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.48%) Multicast
3 4 (0.38%) SNMP
4 3 (0.29%) Firewall
4 3 (0.29%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) HTTP
5 2 (0.19%) NFC
6 1 (0.096%) NAS
6 1 (0.096%) AMQP
6 1 (0.096%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.096%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.096%) SAN
6 1 (0.096%) Intranet
6 1 (0.096%) BGP
6 1 (0.096%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.18%) Relational Database
3 63 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (1.53%) ObjectStore
7 15 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.15%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.86%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.77%) HBase
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.77%) DB2
13 6 (0.57%) KDB
13 6 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (4.60%) Subversion
2 31 (2.97%) JIRA
3 25 (2.39%) Ant
4 24 (2.30%) JUnit
5 20 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 19 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 18 (1.72%) Maven
7 18 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 16 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.34%) NUnit
10 11 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.96%) CppUnit
11 10 (0.96%) GoogleTest
12 9 (0.86%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.77%) Rational Rose
13 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.77%) Hudson
14 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.48%) ClearQuest
General
1 455 (43.58%) Banking
2 434 (41.57%) Front Office
3 431 (41.28%) Finance
4 334 (31.99%) Investment Banking
5 96 (9.20%) Back Office
6 28 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.01%) Legal
8 6 (0.57%) Advertising
9 5 (0.48%) Publishing
9 5 (0.48%) French Language
10 4 (0.38%) Games
10 4 (0.38%) Retail
11 2 (0.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.096%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.096%) Automotive
12 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.096%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (39.18%) Developer
2 376 (36.02%) Analyst
3 225 (21.55%) Business Analyst
4 137 (13.12%) Java Developer
5 90 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 81 (7.76%) C# Developer
7 62 (5.94%) C++ Developer
8 57 (5.46%) Support Analyst
9 47 (4.50%) Python Developer
10 36 (3.45%) Applications Support
11 35 (3.35%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.16%) Test Analyst
13 27 (2.59%) Banking Business Analyst
13 27 (2.59%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.30%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 24 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.30%) .NET Developer
15 20 (1.92%) C++/C# Developer
16 19 (1.82%) Consultant
17 18 (1.72%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (14.27%) XML
2 105 (10.06%) .NET
3 60 (5.75%) Spring
4 56 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 51 (4.89%) WPF
6 50 (4.79%) STL
7 46 (4.41%) FpML
8 40 (3.83%) Web Services
8 40 (3.83%) FIX Protocol
9 35 (3.35%) WCF
10 33 (3.16%) Hibernate
11 32 (3.07%) WinForms
11 32 (3.07%) XSLT
12 29 (2.78%) Middleware
13 26 (2.49%) HTML
14 21 (2.01%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.82%) Django
15 19 (1.82%) jQuery
15 19 (1.82%) XSD
16 18 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 299 (28.64%) Fixed Income
2 255 (24.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 176 (16.86%) Equities
4 172 (16.48%) Credit Derivative
5 138 (13.22%) Equity Derivative
6 116 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (7.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 76 (7.28%) Credit Risk
8 50 (4.79%) Market Risk
9 39 (3.74%) Computer Science
10 38 (3.64%) Data Structures
11 35 (3.35%) Grid Computing
12 23 (2.20%) Reference Data
13 20 (1.92%) Algorithms
14 19 (1.82%) Mathematics
15 17 (1.63%) Open Source
16 16 (1.53%) SWIFT
16 16 (1.53%) Management Information System
17 15 (1.44%) iSeries
18 11 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 159 (15.23%) UNIX
2 138 (13.22%) Linux
3 109 (10.44%) Windows
4 15 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.19%) SUSE
9 2 (0.19%) Debian
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.096%) Solaris
10 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.096%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (12.07%) Business Analysis
3 118 (11.30%) Risk Management
4 114 (10.92%) OO
5 107 (10.25%) Analytics
6 103 (9.87%) Multithreading
7 88 (8.43%) TDD
8 79 (7.57%) Project Management
9 77 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 76 (7.28%) Low Latency
11 56 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 55 (5.27%) Workflow
12 55 (5.27%) Software Engineering
13 52 (4.98%) Migration
14 47 (4.50%) Asset Management
14 47 (4.50%) Electronic Trading
15 45 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (4.12%) OOD
17 39 (3.74%) Risk Analytics
18 34 (3.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 341 (32.66%) SQL
2 248 (23.75%) Java
3 208 (19.92%) C#
4 159 (15.23%) C++
5 115 (11.02%) Python
6 55 (5.27%) VBA
7 54 (5.17%) Perl
8 35 (3.35%) JavaScript
9 34 (3.26%) Scala
10 25 (2.39%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 20 (1.92%) C
13 19 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.53%) PHP
15 14 (1.34%) RPG
15 14 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.05%) VB
17 8 (0.77%) VC++
17 8 (0.77%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 67 (6.42%) Degree
2 13 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.57%) ISEB
4 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.57%) MCSE
5 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.38%) MCSD
6 4 (0.38%) CFA
6 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.096%) CIMA
8 1 (0.096%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.84%) EMIR
2 48 (4.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 42 (4.02%) QA
4 17 (1.63%) Basel III
5 8 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.67%) Basel II
6 7 (0.67%) MiFID
7 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.29%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.19%) UCITS
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
10 2 (0.19%) SLA
11 1 (0.096%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.096%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.096%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 28 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.86%) Control-M
4 4 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.29%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.096%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.096%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (18.97%) Oracle
2 61 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.31%) Murex
4 39 (3.74%) Sybase
5 26 (2.49%) TIBCO
6 25 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.39%) Calypso
7 21 (2.01%) SunGard
8 18 (1.72%) ION Trading
8 18 (1.72%) Tradeweb
9 17 (1.63%) IBM
10 16 (1.53%) Bloomberg
10 16 (1.53%) thinkFolio
11 15 (1.44%) Charles River
12 14 (1.34%) HP
12 14 (1.34%) DataSynapse
13 12 (1.15%) DevExpress
14 9 (0.86%) Sun
15 8 (0.77%) Informatica
16 7 (0.67%) Reuters
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