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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 215 213 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -120
Contract jobs citing Derivative 519 508 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.03% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 3.17% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 409 804
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 £447 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £90.00
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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +2 503 £575 - 110
South East -10 7 £318 +33.68% 2
South West - 4 £388 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 528 (48.18%) Banking
2 483 (44.07%) Finance
3 432 (39.42%) Front Office
4 371 (33.85%) Investment Banking
5 322 (29.38%) SQL
6 288 (26.28%) Fixed Income
7 278 (25.36%) C#
8 274 (25.00%) Java
9 252 (22.99%) Equities
10 249 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
11 244 (22.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 238 (21.72%) Equity Derivative
13 192 (17.52%) UNIX
14 186 (16.97%) .NET
15 165 (15.05%) C++
16 149 (13.59%) Multithreading
17 138 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
17 138 (12.59%) OO
18 132 (12.04%) Business Analysis
18 132 (12.04%) Oracle
19 123 (11.22%) SQL Server
20 119 (10.86%) Risk Management
21 117 (10.68%) Linux
22 114 (10.40%) TDD
23 111 (10.13%) Degree
24 103 (9.40%) Python
25 96 (8.76%) SDLC
26 90 (8.21%) Project Management
27 83 (7.57%) Credit Derivative
28 77 (7.03%) Back Office

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (1.64%) MQSeries
3 15 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.73%) Apache
6 6 (0.55%) IIS
6 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.27%) Confluence
9 2 (0.18%) Node.js
10 1 (0.091%) GemFire
10 1 (0.091%) Lync
10 1 (0.091%) MTS
Applications
1 49 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.19%) MS Project
3 13 (1.19%) MS Office
4 10 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 30 (2.74%) Markit EDM
2 23 (2.10%) thinkFolio
3 17 (1.55%) Summit
4 15 (1.37%) LatentZero
5 9 (0.82%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.64%) SunGard GMI
6 7 (0.64%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.55%) Tesseract
7 6 (0.55%) Minerva
8 5 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.36%) Global One
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.18%) RMDS
12 1 (0.091%) Endur
12 1 (0.091%) SunGard Stream Ubix
12 1 (0.091%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.091%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.82%) Firewall
2 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.64%) HTTP
4 5 (0.46%) Multicast
5 4 (0.36%) DNS
5 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.36%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) Internet
6 2 (0.18%) DSL
7 1 (0.091%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.091%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 34 (3.10%) RDBMS
4 32 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.28%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.19%) DTS
11 12 (1.09%) DB2
12 11 (1.00%) MS Access
12 11 (1.00%) Big Data
12 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.73%) Pentaho
13 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (3.01%) JIRA
2 29 (2.65%) Subversion
3 28 (2.55%) NUnit
4 24 (2.19%) Ant
5 21 (1.92%) GoogleTest
6 20 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 19 (1.73%) CppUnit
8 16 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.19%) JUnit
10 13 (1.19%) Rational Rose
11 12 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.00%) Maven
13 10 (0.91%) Git (software)
14 5 (0.46%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.46%) Gradle
14 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.46%) ProC
14 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 528 (48.18%) Banking
2 483 (44.07%) Finance
3 432 (39.42%) Front Office
4 371 (33.85%) Investment Banking
5 77 (7.03%) Back Office
6 33 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.64%) Legal
9 16 (1.46%) Retail
10 15 (1.37%) General Ledger
11 12 (1.09%) French Language
12 10 (0.91%) Advertising
13 7 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Marketing
15 1 (0.091%) German Language
15 1 (0.091%) Games
15 1 (0.091%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.091%) Law
Job Titles
1 503 (45.89%) Developer
2 368 (33.58%) Analyst
3 252 (22.99%) Business Analyst
4 138 (12.59%) Java Developer
5 122 (11.13%) C# Developer
6 92 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 73 (6.66%) C++ Developer
7 73 (6.66%) Project Manager
8 41 (3.74%) .NET Developer
9 38 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
10 33 (3.01%) Support Analyst
10 33 (3.01%) Python Developer
11 28 (2.55%) Applications Support
11 28 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (2.46%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 25 (2.28%) Banking Business Analyst
13 25 (2.28%) Scala Developer
13 25 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.10%) Front Office Developer
15 22 (2.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (16.97%) .NET
2 75 (6.84%) XML
3 69 (6.30%) HTML
4 66 (6.02%) WPF
5 59 (5.38%) FIX Protocol
6 50 (4.56%) WCF
7 49 (4.47%) HTML5
8 39 (3.56%) Spring
9 33 (3.01%) FpML
10 31 (2.83%) Web Services
11 30 (2.74%) WinForms
12 25 (2.28%) AngularJS
13 24 (2.19%) .NET Framework
14 22 (2.01%) ASP.NET
15 19 (1.73%) Middleware
16 18 (1.64%) Rendezvous
17 17 (1.55%) RESTful
18 16 (1.46%) STL
19 15 (1.37%) JMS
20 12 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 288 (26.28%) Fixed Income
2 252 (22.99%) Equities
3 244 (22.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 238 (21.72%) Equity Derivative
5 138 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (7.57%) Credit Derivative
7 66 (6.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 57 (5.20%) Credit Risk
9 55 (5.02%) Computer Science
10 45 (4.11%) Mathematics
11 35 (3.19%) Market Risk
12 31 (2.83%) Data Structures
13 30 (2.74%) Grid Computing
14 25 (2.28%) Reference Data
15 22 (2.01%) Algorithms
16 19 (1.73%) Contract for Difference
17 18 (1.64%) Management Information System
18 17 (1.55%) Hedge funds
19 13 (1.19%) DTCC
20 10 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 192 (17.52%) UNIX
2 117 (10.68%) Linux
3 76 (6.93%) Windows
4 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.091%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.091%) Android
7 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (13.59%) Multithreading
3 138 (12.59%) OO
4 132 (12.04%) Business Analysis
5 119 (10.86%) Risk Management
6 114 (10.40%) TDD
7 96 (8.76%) SDLC
8 90 (8.21%) Project Management
9 73 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (6.39%) Analytics
11 66 (6.02%) Asset Management
12 63 (5.75%) Workflow
13 57 (5.20%) Unit Testing
14 54 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (4.84%) Investment Management
16 52 (4.74%) Data Modelling
16 52 (4.74%) Software Engineering
17 51 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
18 48 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (4.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 322 (29.38%) SQL
2 278 (25.36%) C#
3 274 (25.00%) Java
4 165 (15.05%) C++
5 103 (9.40%) Python
6 58 (5.29%) JavaScript
7 57 (5.20%) VBA
8 54 (4.93%) Scala
9 45 (4.11%) Perl
10 36 (3.28%) C
11 26 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.09%) Haskell
15 9 (0.82%) VB
16 7 (0.64%) R
17 6 (0.55%) F#
17 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.55%) Clojure
18 5 (0.46%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 111 (10.13%) Degree
2 26 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.64%) ISEB
4 14 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.55%) CFA
7 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 4 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.27%) IIBA
9 3 (0.27%) CBAP
10 2 (0.18%) CIMA
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PMP
11 1 (0.091%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.091%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.091%) PhD
11 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.11%) EMIR
2 54 (4.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 48 (4.38%) QA
4 29 (2.65%) MiFID
5 11 (1.00%) CRD IV
6 10 (0.91%) COREP
7 9 (0.82%) FATCA
7 9 (0.82%) Basel III
8 7 (0.64%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.091%) SLA
11 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.091%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.36%) Varnish
1 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
1 4 (0.36%) HDFS
2 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.82%) Control-M
3 6 (0.55%) Puppet
4 4 (0.36%) Ansible
4 4 (0.36%) Oozie
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.091%) MOM
6 1 (0.091%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.091%) SCOM
6 1 (0.091%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 132 (12.04%) Oracle
2 61 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.56%) Sybase
4 36 (3.28%) TIBCO
5 34 (3.10%) Murex
6 27 (2.46%) IBM
7 23 (2.10%) DevExpress
8 16 (1.46%) Bloomberg
8 16 (1.46%) Charles River
9 13 (1.19%) Sophis
9 13 (1.19%) ION Trading
10 11 (1.00%) Calypso
10 11 (1.00%) Tradeweb
11 10 (0.91%) Fidessa
12 9 (0.82%) Solace
13 8 (0.73%) Wall Street Systems
13 8 (0.73%) HP
14 7 (0.64%) SunGard
14 7 (0.64%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.64%) Infragistics
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £525 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £17 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + ++ Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £830.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago