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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 226 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-135 -1
Contract jobs citing Derivative 481 1045 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 2.15% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 8.03% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 831 913
Average daily rate
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£553 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 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 22 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
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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 -58 466 £575 +4.54% 136
North West +7 7 £275 - 3
South East +2 4 £200 -6.65% 2
East of England -29 1 £350 +16.66% 1
South West -34 1 £355 +136.66%
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 463 (41.90%) Banking
2 432 (39.10%) Finance
3 425 (38.46%) Front Office
4 344 (31.13%) SQL
5 335 (30.32%) Investment Banking
6 311 (28.14%) Fixed Income
7 281 (25.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 238 (21.54%) Java
9 213 (19.28%) Equities
10 196 (17.74%) Oracle
11 189 (17.10%) C#
12 167 (15.11%) Credit Derivative
13 159 (14.39%) Equity Derivative
14 151 (13.67%) C++
15 148 (13.39%) UNIX
16 128 (11.58%) Risk Management
17 123 (11.13%) Linux
17 123 (11.13%) OO
18 122 (11.04%) Back Office
19 121 (10.95%) Business Analysis
20 120 (10.86%) XML
21 116 (10.50%) Python
22 113 (10.23%) Analytics
23 111 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
24 110 (9.95%) .NET
25 108 (9.77%) SQL Server
26 96 (8.69%) EMIR
27 95 (8.60%) Multithreading
28 91 (8.24%) Windows
29 90 (8.14%) Credit Risk

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 13 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (0.81%) Confluence
4 7 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.54%) IIS
6 5 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.18%) GemFire
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.090%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (1.63%) MS Office
4 17 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.18%) MS Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.17%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.09%) SunGard GMI
3 8 (0.72%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.72%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.63%) Summit
4 7 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
5 6 (0.54%) RMDS
6 5 (0.45%) Endur
7 3 (0.27%) Salerio
7 3 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.18%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.18%) Tesseract
8 2 (0.18%) Minerva
8 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.090%) IaaS
2 1 (0.090%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.72%) DSL
2 7 (0.63%) Internet
2 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.45%) Firewall
3 5 (0.45%) Multicast
4 3 (0.27%) BGP
5 2 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.18%) Network Security
5 2 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.18%) FWSM
5 2 (0.18%) HTTP
5 2 (0.18%) SNMP
5 2 (0.18%) VPN
5 2 (0.18%) LAN
5 2 (0.18%) WAN
5 2 (0.18%) MPLS
5 2 (0.18%) OSPF
5 2 (0.18%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.090%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 59 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 21 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.45%) ObjectStore
10 14 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.90%) DTS
13 7 (0.63%) MS Access
14 6 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.45%) OLAP
15 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 30 (2.71%) Subversion
1 30 (2.71%) JIRA
2 25 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.63%) Ant
4 17 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.27%) CruiseControl
6 13 (1.18%) JUnit
6 13 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 11 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.81%) Maven
10 8 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.54%) CppUnit
11 6 (0.54%) GoogleTest
11 6 (0.54%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.54%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.54%) NUnit
12 5 (0.45%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 463 (41.90%) Banking
2 432 (39.10%) Finance
3 425 (38.46%) Front Office
4 335 (30.32%) Investment Banking
5 122 (11.04%) Back Office
6 22 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.54%) Legal
8 8 (0.72%) Publishing
9 7 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.27%) French Language
11 3 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.27%) Retail
11 3 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.090%) German Language
13 1 (0.090%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.090%) Marketing
13 1 (0.090%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 452 (40.90%) Analyst
2 385 (34.84%) Developer
3 274 (24.80%) Business Analyst
4 103 (9.32%) Project Manager
4 103 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 79 (7.15%) C# Developer
6 56 (5.07%) C++ Developer
7 55 (4.98%) Support Analyst
8 52 (4.71%) Python Developer
9 40 (3.62%) Test Analyst
10 38 (3.44%) Senior Developer
11 33 (2.99%) Scala Developer
12 32 (2.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 31 (2.81%) .NET Developer
14 30 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (2.53%) Applications Support
15 28 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
16 27 (2.44%) Architect
17 26 (2.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
18 21 (1.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (10.86%) XML
2 110 (9.95%) .NET
3 66 (5.97%) WPF
4 56 (5.07%) Spring
5 50 (4.52%) FpML
6 48 (4.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 46 (4.16%) WCF
8 41 (3.71%) HTML
9 39 (3.53%) STL
10 36 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
11 34 (3.08%) WinForms
12 30 (2.71%) HTML5
13 25 (2.26%) Hibernate
14 24 (2.17%) Middleware
15 21 (1.90%) .NET Framework
15 21 (1.90%) ASP.NET
16 19 (1.72%) Django
16 19 (1.72%) LINQ
16 19 (1.72%) Web Services
16 19 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 311 (28.14%) Fixed Income
2 281 (25.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 213 (19.28%) Equities
4 167 (15.11%) Credit Derivative
5 159 (14.39%) Equity Derivative
6 90 (8.14%) Credit Risk
7 79 (7.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 64 (5.79%) Market Risk
9 50 (4.52%) Computer Science
10 27 (2.44%) Reference Data
11 25 (2.26%) Mathematics
12 23 (2.08%) Grid Computing
13 22 (1.99%) Open Source
14 17 (1.54%) SWIFT
15 13 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.00%) Visualisation
17 10 (0.90%) DTCC
18 8 (0.72%) Economics
18 8 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (13.39%) UNIX
2 123 (11.13%) Linux
3 91 (8.24%) Windows
4 11 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 2 (0.18%) SUSE
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (11.58%) Risk Management
2 123 (11.13%) OO
3 121 (10.95%) Business Analysis
4 113 (10.23%) Analytics
5 111 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (8.60%) Multithreading
7 86 (7.78%) TDD
8 85 (7.69%) Project Management
9 78 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 68 (6.15%) Low Latency
11 67 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 62 (5.61%) Software Engineering
13 59 (5.34%) Workflow
14 57 (5.16%) Migration
15 51 (4.62%) Asset Management
16 48 (4.34%) Data Modelling
17 45 (4.07%) OOD
18 44 (3.98%) Scrum
19 43 (3.89%) Unit Testing
19 43 (3.89%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 344 (31.13%) SQL
2 238 (21.54%) Java
3 189 (17.10%) C#
4 151 (13.67%) C++
5 116 (10.50%) Python
6 63 (5.70%) Scala
7 58 (5.25%) VBA
8 55 (4.98%) Perl
9 42 (3.80%) JavaScript
10 31 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.36%) C
15 9 (0.81%) Ruby
16 8 (0.72%) VB
17 7 (0.63%) PHP
17 7 (0.63%) VC++
18 6 (0.54%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.54%) RPG
Qualifications
1 64 (5.79%) Degree
2 10 (0.90%) ISEB
3 8 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.72%) PhD
3 8 (0.72%) MBA
4 6 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.54%) MCSE
5 5 (0.45%) CFA
5 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.36%) MCSD
7 3 (0.27%) CIMA
8 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.18%) CCSP
8 2 (0.18%) CCNP
8 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.090%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.090%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (8.69%) EMIR
2 82 (7.42%) Dodd-Frank
3 55 (4.98%) QA
4 27 (2.44%) Basel III
5 12 (1.09%) MiFID
6 7 (0.63%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.45%) Basel II
8 5 (0.45%) FATCA
9 4 (0.36%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.27%) SLA
11 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.090%) GCP
11 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.090%) COREP
11 1 (0.090%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.18%) HDFS
3 1 (0.090%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.18%) Puppet
3 2 (0.18%) Control-M
3 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.090%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.090%) Nagios
4 1 (0.090%) SCCM
4 1 (0.090%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 196 (17.74%) Oracle
2 49 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.89%) Sybase
4 32 (2.90%) Murex
5 27 (2.44%) DataSynapse
6 23 (2.08%) Calypso
7 20 (1.81%) Charles River
8 16 (1.45%) HP
8 16 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 16 (1.45%) thinkFolio
8 16 (1.45%) DevExpress
9 15 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 15 (1.36%) SunGard
10 14 (1.27%) Reuters
10 14 (1.27%) ION Trading
11 13 (1.18%) Tradeweb
12 12 (1.09%) IBM
13 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.72%) Business Objects
15 7 (0.63%) CA
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago