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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 190 149 94
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -55
Contract jobs citing Derivative 587 735 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.43% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.76% 4.51% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 591 699
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £422 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -15 560 £550 -4.34% 156
South East -12 14 £313 +4.69% 8
North West -11 6 £294 +12.98%
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 535 (44.03%) Banking
2 496 (40.82%) Front Office
3 452 (37.20%) Finance
4 358 (29.47%) SQL
5 354 (29.14%) Java
6 349 (28.72%) Investment Banking
7 285 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
8 265 (21.81%) Equities
8 265 (21.81%) Equity Derivative
9 262 (21.56%) Fixed Income
10 250 (20.58%) C#
11 248 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 214 (17.61%) UNIX
13 176 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
14 172 (14.16%) OO
15 170 (13.99%) .NET
16 167 (13.74%) C++
17 131 (10.78%) Multithreading
18 130 (10.70%) Oracle
19 129 (10.62%) TDD
20 119 (9.79%) Python
21 118 (9.71%) Linux
22 115 (9.47%) SQL Server
23 110 (9.05%) Business Analysis
24 109 (8.97%) XML
24 109 (8.97%) Data Modelling
25 107 (8.81%) Credit Derivative
26 100 (8.23%) Project Management
27 95 (7.82%) Back Office
27 95 (7.82%) Degree

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (1.81%) WebSphere
2 15 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.82%) MQSeries
5 9 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.66%) Apache
7 7 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (0.58%) Confluence
7 7 (0.58%) Node.js
8 4 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.33%) IIS
9 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.082%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.082%) Lync
10 1 (0.082%) Documentum
10 1 (0.082%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.082%) FileNet
Applications
1 59 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.73%) MS Office
3 17 (1.40%) MS Project
4 16 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.16%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 32 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 26 (2.14%) thinkFolio
3 23 (1.89%) Summit
4 21 (1.73%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.99%) LatentZero
6 11 (0.91%) SunGard GMI
7 9 (0.74%) IntelliMatch
7 9 (0.74%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.25%) Global One
9 3 (0.25%) Tesseract
9 3 (0.25%) Minerva
9 3 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.16%) RMDS
11 1 (0.082%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.082%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.66%) HTTP
2 7 (0.58%) Firewall
3 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.33%) Multicast
5 2 (0.16%) DSL
5 2 (0.16%) DNS
5 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.082%) Internet
6 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 48 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 30 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 29 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.81%) MS Access
6 22 (1.81%) DB2
6 22 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.23%) Big Data
9 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.82%) HBase
11 9 (0.74%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.66%) Pentaho
12 8 (0.66%) DTS
13 7 (0.58%) KDB
14 6 (0.49%) QlikView
14 6 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (3.95%) Subversion
2 47 (3.87%) JIRA
3 40 (3.29%) Ant
4 36 (2.96%) Maven
4 36 (2.96%) TeamCity
5 32 (2.63%) JUnit
6 30 (2.47%) NUnit
7 28 (2.30%) ClearCase
8 24 (1.98%) CppUnit
8 24 (1.98%) GoogleTest
9 22 (1.81%) CruiseControl
10 19 (1.56%) Rational Rose
11 16 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 12 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.91%) ProC
14 10 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.74%) Git (software)
16 6 (0.49%) jMock
17 5 (0.41%) JBehave
General
1 535 (44.03%) Banking
2 496 (40.82%) Front Office
3 452 (37.20%) Finance
4 349 (28.72%) Investment Banking
5 95 (7.82%) Back Office
6 39 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.81%) Legal
8 21 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.56%) Retail
10 13 (1.07%) French Language
11 12 (0.99%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.082%) Automotive
14 1 (0.082%) Marketing
14 1 (0.082%) German Language
14 1 (0.082%) International Banking
14 1 (0.082%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 553 (45.51%) Developer
2 415 (34.16%) Analyst
3 266 (21.89%) Business Analyst
4 200 (16.46%) Java Developer
5 117 (9.63%) C# Developer
6 76 (6.26%) Project Manager
7 72 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 63 (5.19%) C++ Developer
9 54 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 39 (3.21%) Applications Support
11 38 (3.13%) .NET Developer
12 32 (2.63%) RAD Developer
13 30 (2.47%) Excel Developer
14 28 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
15 27 (2.22%) Programmer
15 27 (2.22%) Python Developer
16 26 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (1.98%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 24 (1.98%) Analyst Programmer
17 24 (1.98%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (13.99%) .NET
2 109 (8.97%) XML
3 86 (7.08%) WPF
4 57 (4.69%) WCF
5 54 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
6 52 (4.28%) HTML
6 52 (4.28%) Spring
7 37 (3.05%) FpML
7 37 (3.05%) HTML5
8 35 (2.88%) JMS
9 34 (2.80%) Web Services
9 34 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 31 (2.55%) RESTful
11 30 (2.47%) SOAP
11 30 (2.47%) REST
12 29 (2.39%) WinForms
13 22 (1.81%) AngularJS
14 21 (1.73%) Swing
15 19 (1.56%) JDBC
15 19 (1.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 265 (21.81%) Equities
1 265 (21.81%) Equity Derivative
2 262 (21.56%) Fixed Income
3 248 (20.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 176 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (8.81%) Credit Derivative
6 65 (5.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 59 (4.86%) Computer Science
8 45 (3.70%) Mathematics
9 29 (2.39%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.56%) Credit Risk
13 15 (1.23%) Reference Data
14 13 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (1.07%) SWIFT
15 12 (0.99%) User Experience
15 12 (0.99%) Swaptions
15 12 (0.99%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 214 (17.61%) UNIX
2 118 (9.71%) Linux
3 62 (5.10%) Windows
4 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.25%) Solaris
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (14.16%) OO
3 131 (10.78%) Multithreading
4 129 (10.62%) TDD
5 110 (9.05%) Business Analysis
6 109 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 100 (8.23%) Project Management
8 94 (7.74%) Risk Management
9 76 (6.26%) Workflow
10 71 (5.84%) Analytics
11 68 (5.60%) Electronic Trading
12 66 (5.43%) Asset Management
13 62 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 54 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (4.44%) RAD
15 52 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (4.12%) Migration
17 49 (4.03%) Data Analysis
17 49 (4.03%) UML
18 48 (3.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 358 (29.47%) SQL
2 354 (29.14%) Java
3 250 (20.58%) C#
4 167 (13.74%) C++
5 119 (9.79%) Python
6 76 (6.26%) VBA
7 60 (4.94%) JavaScript
8 57 (4.69%) Perl
9 30 (2.47%) C
9 30 (2.47%) Scala
10 21 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.15%) VB
12 14 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.99%) Golang
14 9 (0.74%) Korn
15 8 (0.66%) XAML
15 8 (0.66%) VBScript
16 7 (0.58%) RPG
16 7 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 95 (7.82%) Degree
2 25 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.07%) ISEB
5 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.49%) CFA
7 5 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.33%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.082%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.28%) QA
2 41 (3.37%) EMIR
3 33 (2.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.82%) MiFID
5 6 (0.49%) Basel III
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.25%) FATCA
8 2 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.082%) SLA
9 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.082%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.082%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.23%) Control-M
3 12 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) Oozie
5 2 (0.16%) Puppet
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 130 (10.70%) Oracle
2 74 (6.09%) Sybase
3 60 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 45 (3.70%) Murex
5 32 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 32 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 27 (2.22%) ION Trading
7 21 (1.73%) IBM
7 21 (1.73%) Calypso
7 21 (1.73%) DevExpress
8 18 (1.48%) Tradeweb
9 15 (1.23%) SunGard
10 14 (1.15%) Business Objects
11 12 (0.99%) Infragistics
12 11 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.91%) Sophis
13 10 (0.82%) Charles River
13 10 (0.82%) Fidessa
14 9 (0.74%) Informatica
15 8 (0.66%) Tableau
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Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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East London
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