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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 168 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Contract jobs citing Derivative 653 810 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.73% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 5.45% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 657 692
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.85%
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -19 636 £561 -2.39% 76
South East -20 14 £305 -0.75% 2
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
South West -28 1 £418 -16.50%
North West - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 499 (44.20%) Banking
2 456 (40.39%) Finance
3 447 (39.59%) Front Office
4 366 (32.42%) SQL
5 335 (29.67%) Investment Banking
6 324 (28.70%) Java
7 282 (24.98%) Fixed Income
8 257 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
9 245 (21.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 223 (19.75%) C#
11 212 (18.78%) Equities
12 196 (17.36%) Equity Derivative
13 188 (16.65%) Oracle
14 179 (15.85%) Credit Derivative
15 174 (15.41%) UNIX
16 166 (14.70%) C++
17 165 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
18 158 (13.99%) XML
19 143 (12.67%) OO
20 128 (11.34%) Business Analysis
21 124 (10.98%) Risk Management
22 121 (10.72%) Linux
23 117 (10.36%) .NET
24 113 (10.01%) Back Office
25 110 (9.74%) TDD
25 110 (9.74%) Analytics
26 108 (9.57%) Python
27 107 (9.48%) Multithreading
28 98 (8.68%) Project Management
29 94 (8.33%) Windows

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 15 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (0.62%) Node.js
5 6 (0.53%) Confluence
5 6 (0.53%) Apache
6 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.089%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.089%) Jetty
8 1 (0.089%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.089%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.089%) Documentum
8 1 (0.089%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.089%) FileNet
8 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.04%) MS Project
3 20 (1.77%) MS Office
4 18 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.089%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) ION MarketView
1 17 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.15%) SunGard GMI
3 12 (1.06%) Summit
4 10 (0.89%) IntelliMatch
5 7 (0.62%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.53%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.44%) Endur
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.27%) Global One
10 2 (0.18%) RMDS
10 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.089%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.089%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
1 5 (0.44%) HTTP
2 3 (0.27%) SNMP
2 3 (0.27%) DNS
3 2 (0.18%) Firewall
3 2 (0.18%) NFC
4 1 (0.089%) NAS
4 1 (0.089%) AMQP
4 1 (0.089%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.089%) Multicast
4 1 (0.089%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.089%) SAN
4 1 (0.089%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.53%) Relational Database
2 84 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 59 (5.23%) Oracle Database
4 31 (2.75%) RDBMS
5 18 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.51%) DB2
7 16 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.15%) Big Data
10 11 (0.97%) HBase
10 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.71%) MS Access
14 7 (0.62%) Ingres
14 7 (0.62%) ObjectStore
14 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (4.52%) Subversion
2 39 (3.45%) Maven
3 37 (3.28%) JIRA
3 37 (3.28%) Ant
3 37 (3.28%) JUnit
4 28 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 27 (2.39%) CruiseControl
6 20 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.59%) NUnit
7 18 (1.59%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.24%) CppUnit
8 14 (1.24%) ClearCase
8 14 (1.24%) GoogleTest
9 10 (0.89%) Rational Rose
9 10 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.71%) ProC
12 6 (0.53%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.53%) Mockito
General
1 499 (44.20%) Banking
2 456 (40.39%) Finance
3 447 (39.59%) Front Office
4 335 (29.67%) Investment Banking
5 113 (10.01%) Back Office
6 32 (2.83%) Legal
7 30 (2.66%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.89%) Retail
9 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.35%) Games
11 4 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.18%) Marketing
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.089%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.089%) International Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 469 (41.54%) Developer
2 395 (34.99%) Analyst
3 237 (20.99%) Business Analyst
4 184 (16.30%) Java Developer
5 90 (7.97%) C# Developer
6 70 (6.20%) Project Manager
7 59 (5.23%) C++ Developer
8 56 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 51 (4.52%) Applications Support
10 43 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.10%) Python Developer
12 33 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
13 31 (2.75%) Test Analyst
14 29 (2.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 26 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (2.04%) Architect
16 23 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
16 23 (2.04%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 22 (1.95%) Excel Developer
17 22 (1.95%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.99%) XML
2 117 (10.36%) .NET
3 66 (5.85%) WPF
4 58 (5.14%) Spring
5 56 (4.96%) FIX Protocol
6 48 (4.25%) FpML
7 45 (3.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 43 (3.81%) Hibernate
9 41 (3.63%) STL
9 41 (3.63%) WCF
10 40 (3.54%) Web Services
11 39 (3.45%) XSLT
12 36 (3.19%) HTML
13 29 (2.57%) JMS
13 29 (2.57%) REST
14 27 (2.39%) Middleware
15 24 (2.13%) HTML5
16 23 (2.04%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.04%) Swing
17 21 (1.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (24.98%) Fixed Income
2 245 (21.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 212 (18.78%) Equities
4 196 (17.36%) Equity Derivative
5 179 (15.85%) Credit Derivative
6 165 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (6.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 72 (6.38%) Credit Risk
8 47 (4.16%) Market Risk
9 41 (3.63%) Computer Science
10 37 (3.28%) Data Structures
11 31 (2.75%) Mathematics
12 29 (2.57%) Grid Computing
13 23 (2.04%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.68%) SWIFT
15 16 (1.42%) Reference Data
16 15 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
17 13 (1.15%) Open Source
18 11 (0.97%) Hedge funds
19 10 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 174 (15.41%) UNIX
2 121 (10.72%) Linux
3 94 (8.33%) Windows
4 13 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.089%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (12.67%) OO
3 128 (11.34%) Business Analysis
4 124 (10.98%) Risk Management
5 110 (9.74%) TDD
5 110 (9.74%) Analytics
6 107 (9.48%) Multithreading
7 98 (8.68%) Project Management
8 85 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 61 (5.40%) Data Modelling
10 60 (5.31%) Data Analysis
11 55 (4.87%) Low Latency
12 54 (4.78%) Electronic Trading
13 50 (4.43%) Workflow
14 49 (4.34%) Asset Management
15 46 (4.07%) SOA
16 45 (3.99%) OOD
17 41 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (3.28%) Migration
18 37 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 366 (32.42%) SQL
2 324 (28.70%) Java
3 223 (19.75%) C#
4 166 (14.70%) C++
5 108 (9.57%) Python
6 55 (4.87%) VBA
6 55 (4.87%) Perl
7 45 (3.99%) JavaScript
8 29 (2.57%) Scala
9 20 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.77%) C
10 18 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.42%) PHP
11 16 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.06%) VB
12 12 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.89%) Korn
14 9 (0.80%) RPG IV
14 9 (0.80%) VC++
14 9 (0.80%) RPG
Qualifications
1 78 (6.91%) Degree
2 14 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.06%) ISEB
4 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (0.44%) CFA
6 4 (0.35%) PhD
7 3 (0.27%) PMP
7 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.089%) CIMA
8 1 (0.089%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.69%) EMIR
2 47 (4.16%) QA
3 41 (3.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (1.59%) Basel III
5 8 (0.71%) MiFID
6 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.27%) Basel II
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) FATCA
9 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.18%) UCITS
10 1 (0.089%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (0.18%) HDFS
2 1 (0.089%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (1.24%) Control-M
4 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.089%) SCCM
Vendors
1 188 (16.65%) Oracle
2 56 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 48 (4.25%) Murex
4 46 (4.07%) Sybase
5 32 (2.83%) Bloomberg
6 31 (2.75%) TIBCO
7 27 (2.39%) ION Trading
8 25 (2.21%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.13%) thinkFolio
10 23 (2.04%) Calypso
11 21 (1.86%) Tradeweb
12 17 (1.51%) SunGard
13 16 (1.42%) IBM
14 14 (1.24%) HP
14 14 (1.24%) DataSynapse
15 10 (0.89%) DevExpress
15 10 (0.89%) Business Objects
16 9 (0.80%) Fidessa
16 9 (0.80%) Charles River
16 9 (0.80%) Infragistics
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago