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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 219 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
-121 -13
Contract jobs citing Derivative 531 971 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 2.02% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% 6.29% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 804 962
Average daily rate
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£563 £550 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £694 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.60 £90.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.56% +328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year
-68.12% -
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
16559 15425 15918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 32.14% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10463 9852 9532
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 607 771
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -48 506 £575 +4.54% 142
North West 0 16 £300 - 2
South East - 4 £302 - 5
East of England -17 1 £350 +16.66%
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
South West -36 1 £355 +9.23% 3
East Midlands - 1 £238 -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 447 (43.40%) Banking
2 429 (41.65%) Finance
3 425 (41.26%) Front Office
4 332 (32.23%) SQL
5 326 (31.65%) Investment Banking
6 298 (28.93%) Fixed Income
7 256 (24.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 243 (23.59%) Java
9 216 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
10 199 (19.32%) C#
11 192 (18.64%) Oracle
12 178 (17.28%) Equities
13 169 (16.41%) Credit Derivative
14 157 (15.24%) C++
15 156 (15.15%) UNIX
16 142 (13.79%) XML
17 137 (13.30%) Linux
17 137 (13.30%) Equity Derivative
18 129 (12.52%) Business Analysis
19 120 (11.65%) Risk Management
20 116 (11.26%) Python
20 116 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
21 114 (11.07%) OO
22 107 (10.39%) Windows
22 107 (10.39%) Analytics
23 100 (9.71%) Multithreading
23 100 (9.71%) .NET
24 97 (9.42%) Back Office
25 87 (8.45%) TDD
26 85 (8.25%) SQL Server

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (2.43%) WebSphere
2 15 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (0.68%) Confluence
4 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.19%) IIS
7 2 (0.19%) Apache
7 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.097%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.097%) Jetty
8 1 (0.097%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.097%) Node.js
Applications
1 43 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.84%) MS Project
3 16 (1.55%) MS Office
4 14 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) SunGard GMI
2 14 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 11 (1.07%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.97%) Summit
5 7 (0.68%) Endur
5 7 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.19%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.097%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.097%) Minerva
8 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.097%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.097%) RMDS
8 1 (0.097%) Salerio
8 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
3 3 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.49%) Multicast
3 4 (0.39%) SNMP
4 3 (0.29%) Firewall
4 3 (0.29%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) HTTP
5 2 (0.19%) NFC
6 1 (0.097%) NAS
6 1 (0.097%) AMQP
6 1 (0.097%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.097%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.097%) SAN
6 1 (0.097%) Intranet
6 1 (0.097%) Internet
6 1 (0.097%) BGP
6 1 (0.097%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.18%) Relational Database
3 63 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (1.55%) ObjectStore
7 14 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.17%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.68%) HBase
13 6 (0.58%) Big Data
13 6 (0.58%) KDB
13 6 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (4.47%) Subversion
2 30 (2.91%) JIRA
3 24 (2.33%) Ant
4 23 (2.23%) JUnit
5 19 (1.84%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.84%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.65%) Maven
6 17 (1.65%) CruiseControl
7 16 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.26%) NUnit
9 11 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.87%) CppUnit
10 9 (0.87%) GoogleTest
11 8 (0.78%) Hudson
11 8 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.78%) ClearCase
11 8 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.68%) Rational Rose
12 7 (0.68%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.49%) IntelliJ
General
1 447 (43.40%) Banking
2 429 (41.65%) Finance
3 425 (41.26%) Front Office
4 326 (31.65%) Investment Banking
5 97 (9.42%) Back Office
6 28 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.14%) Legal
8 6 (0.58%) Advertising
9 5 (0.49%) Publishing
9 5 (0.49%) French Language
10 4 (0.39%) Games
10 4 (0.39%) Retail
11 2 (0.19%) Marketing
11 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.097%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.097%) Automotive
12 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.097%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (38.64%) Developer
2 377 (36.60%) Analyst
3 227 (22.04%) Business Analyst
4 132 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 90 (8.74%) Project Manager
6 76 (7.38%) C# Developer
7 61 (5.92%) C++ Developer
8 56 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 50 (4.85%) Python Developer
10 36 (3.50%) Applications Support
11 35 (3.40%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.20%) Test Analyst
13 27 (2.62%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (2.52%) Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 21 (2.04%) .NET Developer
18 20 (1.94%) C++/C# Developer
19 19 (1.84%) Scala Developer
19 19 (1.84%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (13.79%) XML
2 100 (9.71%) .NET
3 58 (5.63%) Spring
4 55 (5.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 49 (4.76%) STL
6 47 (4.56%) FpML
6 47 (4.56%) WPF
7 39 (3.79%) FIX Protocol
7 39 (3.79%) Web Services
8 33 (3.20%) WCF
9 31 (3.01%) XSLT
9 31 (3.01%) Hibernate
10 29 (2.82%) WinForms
10 29 (2.82%) Middleware
11 25 (2.43%) HTML
12 21 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.84%) Django
13 19 (1.84%) jQuery
13 19 (1.84%) XSD
14 18 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 298 (28.93%) Fixed Income
2 256 (24.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 178 (17.28%) Equities
4 169 (16.41%) Credit Derivative
5 137 (13.30%) Equity Derivative
6 116 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (7.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 76 (7.38%) Credit Risk
9 50 (4.85%) Market Risk
10 41 (3.98%) Computer Science
11 37 (3.59%) Data Structures
12 33 (3.20%) Grid Computing
13 22 (2.14%) Reference Data
14 21 (2.04%) Algorithms
15 19 (1.84%) Mathematics
16 18 (1.75%) Open Source
17 16 (1.55%) SWIFT
17 16 (1.55%) Management Information System
18 14 (1.36%) iSeries
19 12 (1.17%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 156 (15.15%) UNIX
2 137 (13.30%) Linux
3 107 (10.39%) Windows
4 14 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.19%) SUSE
8 2 (0.19%) Debian
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.097%) Solaris
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (12.52%) Business Analysis
3 120 (11.65%) Risk Management
4 114 (11.07%) OO
5 107 (10.39%) Analytics
6 100 (9.71%) Multithreading
7 87 (8.45%) TDD
8 79 (7.67%) Project Management
9 76 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 76 (7.38%) Low Latency
10 57 (5.53%) Workflow
11 56 (5.44%) Data Analysis
11 56 (5.44%) Software Engineering
12 52 (5.05%) Migration
13 46 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (4.37%) Asset Management
14 45 (4.37%) Electronic Trading
15 41 (3.98%) OOD
16 39 (3.79%) Risk Analytics
17 33 (3.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 332 (32.23%) SQL
2 243 (23.59%) Java
3 199 (19.32%) C#
4 157 (15.24%) C++
5 116 (11.26%) Python
6 55 (5.34%) VBA
7 51 (4.95%) Perl
8 36 (3.50%) Scala
9 35 (3.40%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.84%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.75%) C
15 16 (1.55%) PHP
16 13 (1.26%) RPG
16 13 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.97%) VB
18 8 (0.78%) VC++
19 7 (0.68%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 68 (6.60%) Degree
2 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.58%) ISEB
4 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.58%) MCSE
5 5 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) MCSD
6 4 (0.39%) CFA
6 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.29%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.097%) MBA
9 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.92%) EMIR
2 49 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 42 (4.08%) QA
4 17 (1.65%) Basel III
5 8 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.68%) Basel II
6 7 (0.68%) MiFID
7 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.29%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.29%) SLA
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
10 2 (0.19%) UCITS
11 1 (0.097%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.097%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.097%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 26 (2.52%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.87%) Control-M
4 4 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.29%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.097%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.097%) SCCM
Vendors
1 192 (18.64%) Oracle
2 60 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.08%) Murex
4 39 (3.79%) Sybase
5 25 (2.43%) TIBCO
6 24 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.33%) Calypso
7 20 (1.94%) SunGard
8 17 (1.65%) ION Trading
8 17 (1.65%) Tradeweb
9 16 (1.55%) thinkFolio
9 16 (1.55%) DataSynapse
9 16 (1.55%) IBM
9 16 (1.55%) Charles River
10 15 (1.46%) Bloomberg
11 14 (1.36%) HP
12 12 (1.17%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.87%) Sun
14 7 (0.68%) Informatica
14 7 (0.68%) Remedy
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per week
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £400-£500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £620 - £720 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hudson - London
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago