The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 195 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +4
Contract jobs citing Derivative 505 1000 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 2.15% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 8.05% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 806 864
Average daily rate
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£569 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +309.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +309.09%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Derivative
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -48 491 £575 +4.54% 111
South East -4 7 £238 -17.39% 2
North West - 5 £275 - 5
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 496 (41.68%) Banking
2 467 (39.24%) Finance
3 432 (36.30%) Front Office
4 377 (31.68%) SQL
5 351 (29.50%) Investment Banking
6 318 (26.72%) Fixed Income
7 298 (25.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 252 (21.18%) Java
9 227 (19.08%) Equities
10 199 (16.72%) C#
11 185 (15.55%) Oracle
12 179 (15.04%) Equity Derivative
13 170 (14.29%) C++
14 163 (13.70%) UNIX
15 142 (11.93%) Credit Derivative
16 137 (11.51%) Risk Management
17 129 (10.84%) Back Office
17 129 (10.84%) Linux
18 128 (10.76%) OO
19 125 (10.50%) .NET
20 124 (10.42%) Python
21 123 (10.34%) Business Analysis
22 121 (10.17%) SQL Server
23 119 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
24 117 (9.83%) Analytics
25 111 (9.33%) XML
26 105 (8.82%) Multithreading
27 102 (8.57%) EMIR
28 94 (7.90%) Credit Risk
29 93 (7.82%) TDD

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.10%) WebSphere
2 16 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (1.09%) Confluence
4 7 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.50%) IIS
6 5 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.25%) GemFire
9 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.084%) Apache
10 1 (0.084%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.51%) MS Office
4 12 (1.01%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (2.69%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.09%) SunGard GMI
3 10 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
4 9 (0.76%) LatentZero
5 8 (0.67%) Summit
6 7 (0.59%) Murex MxG2000
6 7 (0.59%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.50%) RMDS
8 5 (0.42%) Endur
8 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.34%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 4 (0.34%) Minerva
10 3 (0.25%) Salerio
10 3 (0.25%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.17%) Tesseract
11 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.084%) IaaS
1 1 (0.084%) PaaS
1 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (0.67%) DSL
2 7 (0.59%) Internet
3 4 (0.34%) Multicast
3 4 (0.34%) Firewall
4 3 (0.25%) BGP
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.17%) Network Security
5 2 (0.17%) FWSM
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.17%) HTTP
5 2 (0.17%) VPN
5 2 (0.17%) LAN
5 2 (0.17%) WAN
5 2 (0.17%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.17%) MPLS
5 2 (0.17%) OSPF
6 1 (0.084%) DNS
6 1 (0.084%) SNMP
6 1 (0.084%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.79%) Oracle Database
3 54 (4.54%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.51%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.18%) DTS
9 14 (1.18%) ObjectStore
10 10 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.67%) MS Access
11 8 (0.67%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.50%) KDB
12 6 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (2.94%) JIRA
2 32 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.69%) Subversion
3 29 (2.44%) Ant
4 19 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.18%) NUnit
6 13 (1.09%) JUnit
7 12 (1.01%) GoogleTest
7 12 (1.01%) ClearCase
7 12 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 11 (0.92%) CppUnit
8 11 (0.92%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.84%) Rational Rose
9 10 (0.84%) Maven
10 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.50%) Hudson
11 6 (0.50%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 496 (41.68%) Banking
2 467 (39.24%) Finance
3 432 (36.30%) Front Office
4 351 (29.50%) Investment Banking
5 129 (10.84%) Back Office
6 22 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.76%) Legal
8 7 (0.59%) Publishing
9 6 (0.50%) Retail
10 5 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.42%) Advertising
11 4 (0.34%) Games
12 3 (0.25%) French Language
12 3 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 2 (0.17%) International Banking
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.084%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.084%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.084%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 488 (41.01%) Analyst
2 413 (34.71%) Developer
3 305 (25.63%) Business Analyst
4 107 (8.99%) Project Manager
5 103 (8.66%) Java Developer
6 91 (7.65%) C# Developer
7 65 (5.46%) C++ Developer
8 54 (4.54%) Support Analyst
9 49 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.03%) Python Developer
11 43 (3.61%) Test Analyst
11 43 (3.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 42 (3.53%) Scala Developer
13 40 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
14 34 (2.86%) .NET Developer
15 32 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
16 27 (2.27%) Architect
17 23 (1.93%) Consultant
18 22 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
18 22 (1.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (10.50%) .NET
2 111 (9.33%) XML
3 78 (6.55%) WPF
4 59 (4.96%) WCF
5 56 (4.71%) Spring
6 49 (4.12%) FpML
7 47 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 41 (3.45%) HTML
9 40 (3.36%) WinForms
10 37 (3.11%) STL
11 36 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
12 29 (2.44%) HTML5
13 24 (2.02%) Hibernate
14 23 (1.93%) .NET Framework
14 23 (1.93%) ASP.NET
15 21 (1.76%) Middleware
16 20 (1.68%) LINQ
17 18 (1.51%) Web Services
18 17 (1.43%) Django
18 17 (1.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 318 (26.72%) Fixed Income
2 298 (25.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 227 (19.08%) Equities
4 179 (15.04%) Equity Derivative
5 142 (11.93%) Credit Derivative
6 94 (7.90%) Credit Risk
7 82 (6.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 67 (5.63%) Market Risk
9 47 (3.95%) Computer Science
10 33 (2.77%) Reference Data
11 29 (2.44%) Mathematics
12 25 (2.10%) Grid Computing
13 23 (1.93%) Open Source
14 16 (1.34%) SWIFT
15 15 (1.26%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.01%) DTCC
17 11 (0.92%) Visualisation
18 9 (0.76%) Swaptions
19 8 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 163 (13.70%) UNIX
2 129 (10.84%) Linux
3 90 (7.56%) Windows
4 17 (1.43%) Windows XP
4 17 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.42%) Solaris
7 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.17%) SUSE
9 2 (0.17%) Debian
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (11.51%) Risk Management
2 128 (10.76%) OO
3 123 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 119 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (9.83%) Analytics
6 105 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 93 (7.82%) TDD
7 93 (7.82%) Project Management
8 81 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 72 (6.05%) Low Latency
10 69 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 69 (5.80%) Data Analysis
11 64 (5.38%) Migration
12 63 (5.29%) Asset Management
13 62 (5.21%) Workflow
14 55 (4.62%) Data Modelling
15 50 (4.20%) Scrum
16 49 (4.12%) OOD
16 49 (4.12%) Unit Testing
17 47 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 377 (31.68%) SQL
2 252 (21.18%) Java
3 199 (16.72%) C#
4 170 (14.29%) C++
5 124 (10.42%) Python
6 80 (6.72%) Scala
7 77 (6.47%) Perl
8 55 (4.62%) VBA
9 40 (3.36%) JavaScript
10 34 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 25 (2.10%) C
14 21 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.01%) Ruby
16 9 (0.76%) XPath
16 9 (0.76%) VB
17 6 (0.50%) RPG
17 6 (0.50%) VC++
18 5 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (5.21%) Degree
2 13 (1.09%) MBA
2 13 (1.09%) PhD
3 12 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.84%) ISEB
5 6 (0.50%) MCSE
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.50%) CFA
6 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.34%) MCSD
8 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.17%) CCSP
8 2 (0.17%) CCNP
8 2 (0.17%) CCNA
8 2 (0.17%) CIMA
9 1 (0.084%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.084%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.57%) EMIR
2 85 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 61 (5.13%) QA
4 24 (2.02%) Basel III
5 11 (0.92%) MiFID
6 7 (0.59%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.50%) FATCA
8 5 (0.42%) Basel II
8 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.42%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.34%) SLA
9 4 (0.34%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.084%) GCP
11 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.084%) COREP
11 1 (0.084%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) HDFS
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.084%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.084%) Nagios
4 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.084%) Control-M
4 1 (0.084%) SCCM
4 1 (0.084%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 185 (15.55%) Oracle
2 53 (4.45%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.29%) Sybase
4 39 (3.28%) Murex
5 26 (2.18%) DataSynapse
6 25 (2.10%) Calypso
7 21 (1.76%) Charles River
8 19 (1.60%) SunGard
9 18 (1.51%) thinkFolio
9 18 (1.51%) DevExpress
10 15 (1.26%) TIBCO
10 15 (1.26%) HP
11 14 (1.18%) Perforce
11 14 (1.18%) Reuters
12 13 (1.09%) ION Trading
12 13 (1.09%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.01%) IBM
14 10 (0.84%) Sophis
15 9 (0.76%) Remedy
15 9 (0.76%) Business Objects
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Rate: £575 - £675 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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Aston Carter
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Experis Ltd
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City, London
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City of London
Orgtel
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Mercator IT Solutions
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City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
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City, London
Incisive Ltd
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Hydrogen Group
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