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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 220 191 94
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -97
Contract jobs citing Derivative 515 558 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.14% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 3.54% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 455 769
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +147.05%
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
16212 15778 15073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.82% 32.37% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10333 9835 9150
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 607 644
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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 -17 493 £575 - 133
South East -20 12 £310 +30.52% 2
South West - 5 £425 -
West Midlands +3 3 £500 -16.66% 1
North West - 1 - - 3
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 502 (45.23%) Banking
2 453 (40.81%) Finance
3 437 (39.37%) Front Office
4 353 (31.80%) Investment Banking
5 341 (30.72%) SQL
6 286 (25.77%) Java
7 280 (25.23%) Fixed Income
8 275 (24.77%) C#
9 260 (23.42%) Equities
10 239 (21.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 235 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
12 231 (20.81%) Equity Derivative
13 217 (19.55%) UNIX
14 180 (16.22%) .NET
15 171 (15.41%) C++
16 158 (14.23%) OO
17 140 (12.61%) Multithreading
17 140 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
18 136 (12.25%) Linux
19 134 (12.07%) SQL Server
20 129 (11.62%) Oracle
21 121 (10.90%) Business Analysis
22 112 (10.09%) Risk Management
23 110 (9.91%) Python
24 101 (9.10%) TDD
25 96 (8.65%) Degree
26 90 (8.11%) SDLC
27 85 (7.66%) Credit Derivative
28 84 (7.57%) Project Management
28 84 (7.57%) XML

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 15 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (1.26%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.26%) MQSeries
3 13 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.63%) Apache
6 6 (0.54%) IIS
7 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.090%) Lync
10 1 (0.090%) Node.js
10 1 (0.090%) MTS
Applications
1 51 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.35%) MS Office
3 13 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (1.08%) MS Project
5 11 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.54%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 34 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 27 (2.43%) Summit
3 23 (2.07%) thinkFolio
4 14 (1.26%) LatentZero
5 13 (1.17%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
7 6 (0.54%) Tesseract
7 6 (0.54%) Minerva
7 6 (0.54%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.36%) Global One
9 4 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.18%) RMDS
12 1 (0.090%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.090%) LongView
12 1 (0.090%) Endur
12 1 (0.090%) Temenos T24
12 1 (0.090%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.72%) Firewall
2 7 (0.63%) HTTP
2 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.36%) DNS
3 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.36%) SSL
3 4 (0.36%) Multicast
4 2 (0.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.18%) DSL
5 1 (0.090%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.090%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 35 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 25 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.44%) DB2
10 15 (1.35%) MS Access
11 13 (1.17%) DTS
11 13 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.90%) Big Data
13 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.72%) Pentaho
14 8 (0.72%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.63%) KDB
16 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 38 (3.42%) Subversion
2 34 (3.06%) JIRA
3 33 (2.97%) NUnit
3 33 (2.97%) Ant
4 26 (2.34%) ClearCase
5 25 (2.25%) GoogleTest
6 23 (2.07%) CppUnit
7 22 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.71%) JUnit
9 16 (1.44%) Rational Rose
10 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.35%) Git (software)
11 14 (1.26%) Maven
12 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.72%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.45%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.45%) ProC
15 5 (0.45%) JBehave
General
1 502 (45.23%) Banking
2 453 (40.81%) Finance
3 437 (39.37%) Front Office
4 353 (31.80%) Investment Banking
5 68 (6.13%) Back Office
6 37 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.44%) Retail
8 16 (1.44%) French Language
9 14 (1.26%) General Ledger
10 13 (1.17%) Legal
11 7 (0.63%) Advertising
11 7 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.090%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.090%) Marketing
13 1 (0.090%) German Language
13 1 (0.090%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.090%) Law
Job Titles
1 518 (46.67%) Developer
2 363 (32.70%) Analyst
3 240 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 147 (13.24%) Java Developer
5 126 (11.35%) C# Developer
6 88 (7.93%) Senior Developer
7 75 (6.76%) C++ Developer
8 74 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 40 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 39 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 34 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
12 31 (2.79%) Applications Support
12 31 (2.79%) Python Developer
13 25 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (2.16%) Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (1.98%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 22 (1.98%) RAD Developer
15 22 (1.98%) Front Office Developer
16 21 (1.89%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (16.22%) .NET
2 84 (7.57%) XML
3 66 (5.95%) WPF
4 60 (5.41%) HTML
5 56 (5.05%) FIX Protocol
6 51 (4.59%) WCF
7 47 (4.23%) Spring
8 44 (3.96%) HTML5
9 34 (3.06%) WinForms
10 33 (2.97%) Web Services
11 32 (2.88%) FpML
12 25 (2.25%) .NET Framework
13 24 (2.16%) AngularJS
14 23 (2.07%) RESTful
15 20 (1.80%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.62%) JMS
17 16 (1.44%) SOAP
18 15 (1.35%) Rendezvous
19 14 (1.26%) Middleware
19 14 (1.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 280 (25.23%) Fixed Income
2 260 (23.42%) Equities
3 239 (21.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 231 (20.81%) Equity Derivative
5 140 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (7.66%) Credit Derivative
7 65 (5.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 52 (4.68%) Computer Science
9 42 (3.78%) Credit Risk
10 35 (3.15%) Mathematics
11 29 (2.61%) Market Risk
12 24 (2.16%) Data Structures
13 23 (2.07%) Grid Computing
14 20 (1.80%) Reference Data
15 18 (1.62%) Contract for Difference
16 16 (1.44%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.44%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.17%) Hedge funds
18 12 (1.08%) Swaptions
19 10 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 217 (19.55%) UNIX
2 136 (12.25%) Linux
3 80 (7.21%) Windows
4 8 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.090%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.090%) Android
7 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.090%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (14.23%) OO
3 140 (12.61%) Multithreading
4 121 (10.90%) Business Analysis
5 112 (10.09%) Risk Management
6 101 (9.10%) TDD
7 90 (8.11%) SDLC
8 84 (7.57%) Project Management
9 68 (6.13%) Workflow
9 68 (6.13%) Data Modelling
10 67 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (5.86%) Asset Management
12 64 (5.77%) Analytics
13 60 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
14 55 (4.95%) Investment Management
15 54 (4.86%) Software Engineering
16 50 (4.50%) Migration
16 50 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (4.05%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 341 (30.72%) SQL
2 286 (25.77%) Java
3 275 (24.77%) C#
4 171 (15.41%) C++
5 110 (9.91%) Python
6 71 (6.40%) VBA
7 56 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 56 (5.05%) Perl
8 39 (3.51%) Scala
9 33 (2.97%) C
10 26 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.26%) Haskell
14 12 (1.08%) VB
15 8 (0.72%) VBScript
15 8 (0.72%) Clojure
15 8 (0.72%) F#
16 7 (0.63%) R
16 7 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 96 (8.65%) Degree
2 29 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.08%) ISEB
5 9 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.72%) CFA
7 7 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.18%) IIBA
10 2 (0.18%) CBAP
11 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.090%) CAPM
11 1 (0.090%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.090%) PhD
11 1 (0.090%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.090%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.41%) QA
2 45 (4.05%) EMIR
3 41 (3.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (1.98%) MiFID
5 8 (0.72%) FATCA
6 7 (0.63%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.63%) COREP
6 7 (0.63%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.45%) Basel III
8 1 (0.090%) SLA
8 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.090%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.36%) Varnish
2 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.99%) Control-M
2 10 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.54%) Puppet
5 4 (0.36%) Ansible
6 2 (0.18%) Oozie
7 1 (0.090%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.090%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 129 (11.62%) Oracle
2 67 (6.04%) Sybase
3 60 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.15%) Murex
5 29 (2.61%) TIBCO
6 26 (2.34%) IBM
6 26 (2.34%) DevExpress
7 20 (1.80%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.62%) Charles River
9 17 (1.53%) ION Trading
10 16 (1.44%) Business Objects
11 15 (1.35%) Calypso
11 15 (1.35%) Sophis
12 13 (1.17%) Tradeweb
13 11 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.90%) SunGard
15 8 (0.72%) HP
15 8 (0.72%) Informatica
15 8 (0.72%) Fidessa
15 8 (0.72%) Tableau
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