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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
UK / England
Rank 233 217 170
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -47
Contract jobs citing Derivative 420 501 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.10% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 3.30% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 360 496
Median daily rate £600 £580 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £418
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.69

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
13571 15183 14615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.73% 33.25% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8726 9739 9301
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 638 596
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 405 £600 +2.12% 60
North West - 7 £500 -
South East -14 5 £318 +15.45% 2
South West +12 3 £513 -14.58% 1
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 370 (50.68%) Finance
2 334 (45.75%) Front Office
3 291 (39.86%) Banking
4 201 (27.53%) Equities
5 200 (27.40%) Fixed Income
6 191 (26.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 184 (25.21%) Investment Banking
8 182 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (23.42%) Java
10 158 (21.64%) SQL
11 136 (18.63%) C#
12 131 (17.95%) Equity Derivative
13 112 (15.34%) MiFID
14 106 (14.52%) Unix
15 104 (14.25%) Multithreading
16 101 (13.84%) Business Analysis
17 88 (12.05%) OO
17 88 (12.05%) Back Office
18 86 (11.78%) C++
18 86 (11.78%) OTC Derivatives
19 84 (11.51%) Risk Management
20 67 (9.18%) TDD
20 67 (9.18%) .NET
21 65 (8.90%) Linux
22 62 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
22 62 (8.49%) Oracle
23 60 (8.22%) Python
23 60 (8.22%) Analytics
24 59 (8.08%) Project Management
25 58 (7.95%) Market Risk

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (0.82%) Apache Pig
3 6 (0.82%) Confluence
3 6 (0.82%) IIS
4 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.55%) Apache
5 4 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.41%) CMS
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.27%) JBoss
7 2 (0.27%) SAS
7 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.27%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 32 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.55%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.55%) MS Office
6 3 (0.41%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 18 (2.47%) Summit
2 8 (1.10%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.82%) RMDS
4 5 (0.68%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.27%) Global One
6 2 (0.27%) Minerva
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.27%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.27%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.27%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.55%) DNS
1 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.41%) LDAP
2 3 (0.41%) SAN
3 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.27%) VPN
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.14%) DHCP
4 1 (0.14%) DSL
4 1 (0.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) IGMP
4 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) SSH
4 1 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.66%) NoSQL
3 26 (3.56%) Hadoop
4 22 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.88%) Big Data
6 17 (2.33%) DB2
6 17 (2.33%) KDB
7 16 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.51%) Data Mart
11 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.82%) Redis
14 5 (0.68%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.55%) MS Access
15 4 (0.55%) SSDT
16 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (3.97%) Subversion
2 14 (1.92%) JIRA
3 13 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.51%) Maven
4 11 (1.51%) NUnit
5 10 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.37%) JUnit
6 9 (1.23%) GoogleTest
7 8 (1.10%) Ant
7 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.82%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.82%) CppUnit
9 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.82%) Hudson
10 4 (0.55%) Build Forge
10 4 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.55%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.55%) Mockito
10 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 370 (50.68%) Finance
2 334 (45.75%) Front Office
3 291 (39.86%) Banking
4 184 (25.21%) Investment Banking
5 88 (12.05%) Back Office
6 19 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.64%) Legal
8 7 (0.96%) Retail
9 5 (0.68%) French Language
9 5 (0.68%) Marketing
9 5 (0.68%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.55%) Automotive
10 4 (0.55%) German Language
11 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (41.51%) Developer
2 286 (39.18%) Analyst
3 209 (28.63%) Business Analyst
4 120 (16.44%) Java Developer
5 68 (9.32%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 63 (8.63%) C# Developer
7 58 (7.95%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 57 (7.81%) Senior Developer
9 47 (6.44%) Front Office Developer
10 45 (6.16%) Project Manager
11 39 (5.34%) C++ Developer
12 37 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (4.11%) IT Business Analyst
14 29 (3.97%) Risk Analyst
15 28 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
16 27 (3.70%) IT Analyst
17 26 (3.56%) Business IT Analyst
17 26 (3.56%) Support Analyst
18 25 (3.42%) Quantitative Developer
18 25 (3.42%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.18%) .NET
2 54 (7.40%) HTML
3 43 (5.89%) HTML5
4 40 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
5 38 (5.21%) XML
6 34 (4.66%) Spring
7 32 (4.38%) AngularJS
8 24 (3.29%) CSS
9 22 (3.01%) JMS
9 22 (3.01%) WPF
10 17 (2.33%) Web Services
11 16 (2.19%) FpML
12 15 (2.05%) Middleware
12 15 (2.05%) WCF
13 13 (1.78%) RequireJS
14 12 (1.64%) Murex MxML
15 10 (1.37%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.37%) Rendezvous
15 10 (1.37%) RESTful
16 9 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 201 (27.53%) Equities
2 200 (27.40%) Fixed Income
3 191 (26.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 131 (17.95%) Equity Derivative
5 86 (11.78%) OTC Derivatives
6 58 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (7.95%) Market Risk
7 53 (7.26%) Credit Derivative
8 36 (4.93%) Mathematics
9 35 (4.79%) Computer Science
10 27 (3.70%) Algorithms
10 27 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 22 (3.01%) Data Structures
12 19 (2.60%) Fintech
12 19 (2.60%) Grid Computing
12 19 (2.60%) Physics
13 17 (2.33%) Reference Data
14 14 (1.92%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.78%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 106 (14.52%) Unix
2 65 (8.90%) Linux
3 28 (3.84%) Windows
4 7 (0.96%) Solaris
4 7 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (14.25%) Multithreading
3 101 (13.84%) Business Analysis
4 88 (12.05%) OO
5 84 (11.51%) Risk Management
6 67 (9.18%) TDD
7 62 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (8.22%) Analytics
9 59 (8.08%) Project Management
10 57 (7.81%) Asset Management
11 53 (7.26%) Scrum
12 52 (7.12%) Electronic Trading
13 47 (6.44%) Change Management
14 43 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (5.48%) SDLC
17 39 (5.34%) Investment Management
18 37 (5.07%) Software Engineering
19 33 (4.52%) Low Latency
20 32 (4.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (23.42%) Java
2 158 (21.64%) SQL
3 136 (18.63%) C#
4 86 (11.78%) C++
5 60 (8.22%) Python
6 53 (7.26%) JavaScript
7 50 (6.85%) Scala
8 40 (5.48%) Perl
9 30 (4.11%) C
10 19 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.92%) Haskell
12 14 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.64%) VBA
15 8 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.96%) R
17 6 (0.82%) Ada
18 5 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (5.89%) Degree
2 11 (1.51%) PhD
3 8 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.82%) ISEB
4 6 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.27%) CFA
6 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MBA
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (15.34%) MiFID
2 41 (5.62%) EMIR
2 41 (5.62%) QA
3 31 (4.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.10%) SLA
5 4 (0.55%) Basel III
5 4 (0.55%) FATCA
5 4 (0.55%) GAAP
6 2 (0.27%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (0.55%) NFS
2 3 (0.41%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Samba
2 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (1.37%) Control-M
2 4 (0.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.41%) Nagios
3 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.41%) OpenView
3 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (0.41%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (8.49%) Oracle
2 46 (6.30%) Murex
3 31 (4.25%) Sybase
4 30 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 19 (2.60%) Fidessa
7 18 (2.47%) Bloomberg
8 13 (1.78%) ION Trading
8 13 (1.78%) Reuters
9 12 (1.64%) Calypso
9 12 (1.64%) Charles River
10 8 (1.10%) Sophis
11 7 (0.96%) SmartStream
12 6 (0.82%) Informatica
13 5 (0.68%) HP
13 5 (0.68%) IBM
13 5 (0.68%) Sun
14 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.55%) BMC
14 4 (0.55%) DataSynapse
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