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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 226 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-135 -1
Contract jobs citing Derivative 467 1039 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 2.13% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 8.03% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 834 921
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
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
13209 12944 13581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.85% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8026 8110 8038
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 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 549 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £44.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -63 452 £575 +4.54% 134
North West 0 7 £275 - 3
South East -2 3 £200 -6.65% 2
East of England -22 1 £350 +16.66%
South West -34 1 £355 +136.66%
East Midlands - 1 £238 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 457 (42.63%) Banking
2 428 (39.93%) Finance
3 416 (38.81%) Front Office
4 333 (31.06%) SQL
5 330 (30.78%) Investment Banking
6 306 (28.54%) Fixed Income
7 273 (25.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 235 (21.92%) Java
9 201 (18.75%) Equities
10 191 (17.82%) Oracle
11 181 (16.88%) C#
12 164 (15.30%) Credit Derivative
13 151 (14.09%) C++
14 148 (13.81%) Equity Derivative
15 146 (13.62%) UNIX
16 124 (11.57%) Risk Management
17 122 (11.38%) Business Analysis
18 121 (11.29%) XML
19 120 (11.19%) Back Office
20 119 (11.10%) Linux
20 119 (11.10%) Python
21 116 (10.82%) OO
22 115 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
23 109 (10.17%) Analytics
24 104 (9.70%) .NET
25 103 (9.61%) SQL Server
26 95 (8.86%) Windows
27 88 (8.21%) Project Management
27 88 (8.21%) EMIR
27 88 (8.21%) Multithreading

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 13 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (0.84%) Confluence
4 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.56%) IIS
6 5 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.093%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.77%) MS Office
4 16 (1.49%) MS Project
4 16 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.24%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.12%) SunGard GMI
3 8 (0.75%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.75%) Summit
4 7 (0.65%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.47%) Endur
5 5 (0.47%) RMDS
6 3 (0.28%) Salerio
6 3 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.19%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.19%) Minerva
7 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.19%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.093%) LongView
8 1 (0.093%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.093%) PaaS
2 1 (0.093%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.75%) DSL
3 5 (0.47%) Internet
3 5 (0.47%) Multicast
4 3 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) SNMP
6 1 (0.093%) BGP
6 1 (0.093%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.093%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 57 (5.32%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.49%) ObjectStore
9 14 (1.31%) Data Mining
10 13 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.84%) DTS
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.56%) MS Access
15 5 (0.47%) OLAP
15 5 (0.47%) KDB
15 5 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.47%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (2.99%) JIRA
2 31 (2.89%) Subversion
3 20 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.49%) Ant
4 16 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.21%) JUnit
6 12 (1.12%) CruiseControl
6 12 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.75%) Maven
8 8 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.65%) CppUnit
10 6 (0.56%) GoogleTest
10 6 (0.56%) NUnit
10 6 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.56%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.47%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 457 (42.63%) Banking
2 428 (39.93%) Finance
3 416 (38.81%) Front Office
4 330 (30.78%) Investment Banking
5 120 (11.19%) Back Office
6 24 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.59%) Legal
8 8 (0.75%) Publishing
9 7 (0.65%) Advertising
10 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.37%) French Language
11 4 (0.37%) Games
12 3 (0.28%) Retail
12 3 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.093%) International Banking
13 1 (0.093%) Marketing
13 1 (0.093%) German Language
13 1 (0.093%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.093%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 443 (41.32%) Analyst
2 370 (34.51%) Developer
3 264 (24.63%) Business Analyst
4 106 (9.89%) Java Developer
5 100 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 73 (6.81%) C# Developer
7 58 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 55 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 55 (5.13%) Python Developer
9 43 (4.01%) Test Analyst
10 35 (3.26%) Senior Developer
11 31 (2.89%) Scala Developer
12 30 (2.80%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 28 (2.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 28 (2.61%) .NET Developer
13 28 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (2.61%) Applications Support
14 27 (2.52%) Architect
14 27 (2.52%) Banking Business Analyst
15 22 (2.05%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (11.29%) XML
2 104 (9.70%) .NET
3 58 (5.41%) WPF
4 54 (5.04%) Spring
5 51 (4.76%) FpML
6 47 (4.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 41 (3.82%) WCF
8 40 (3.73%) STL
9 38 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
10 34 (3.17%) HTML
11 31 (2.89%) WinForms
12 24 (2.24%) Hibernate
12 24 (2.24%) HTML5
12 24 (2.24%) Middleware
13 21 (1.96%) ASP.NET
14 20 (1.87%) Web Services
14 20 (1.87%) XSLT
15 19 (1.77%) Django
15 19 (1.77%) .NET Framework
16 18 (1.68%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 306 (28.54%) Fixed Income
2 273 (25.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 201 (18.75%) Equities
4 164 (15.30%) Credit Derivative
5 148 (13.81%) Equity Derivative
6 84 (7.84%) Credit Risk
7 81 (7.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 58 (5.41%) Market Risk
9 51 (4.76%) Computer Science
10 25 (2.33%) Reference Data
10 25 (2.33%) Grid Computing
11 23 (2.15%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.96%) Open Source
13 17 (1.59%) SWIFT
14 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.93%) DTCC
16 9 (0.84%) Economics
16 9 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.75%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.62%) UNIX
2 119 (11.10%) Linux
3 95 (8.86%) Windows
4 10 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) SUSE
10 2 (0.19%) Debian
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (11.57%) Risk Management
2 122 (11.38%) Business Analysis
3 116 (10.82%) OO
4 115 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (10.17%) Analytics
6 88 (8.21%) Multithreading
6 88 (8.21%) Project Management
7 84 (7.84%) TDD
8 78 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 70 (6.53%) Low Latency
10 66 (6.16%) Data Analysis
11 60 (5.60%) Software Engineering
12 58 (5.41%) Migration
12 58 (5.41%) Workflow
13 48 (4.48%) Data Modelling
14 46 (4.29%) Asset Management
15 43 (4.01%) OOD
15 43 (4.01%) Scrum
15 43 (4.01%) Unit Testing
16 41 (3.82%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 333 (31.06%) SQL
2 235 (21.92%) Java
3 181 (16.88%) C#
4 151 (14.09%) C++
5 119 (11.10%) Python
6 56 (5.22%) Scala
7 55 (5.13%) VBA
8 49 (4.57%) Perl
9 36 (3.36%) JavaScript
10 23 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 23 (2.15%) T-SQL
11 22 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.40%) C
14 8 (0.75%) Ruby
15 7 (0.65%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.65%) VB
15 7 (0.65%) VC++
15 7 (0.65%) PHP
16 6 (0.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 64 (5.97%) Degree
2 9 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.75%) ISEB
4 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.56%) MCSE
4 6 (0.56%) PhD
4 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.37%) MCSD
6 4 (0.37%) MBA
7 3 (0.28%) CFA
7 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.28%) CIMA
8 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.093%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.093%) ACCA
8 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.093%) IIBA
8 1 (0.093%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.21%) EMIR
2 77 (7.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 53 (4.94%) QA
4 25 (2.33%) Basel III
5 11 (1.03%) MiFID
6 7 (0.65%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.47%) FATCA
8 5 (0.47%) Basel II
9 3 (0.28%) SLA
9 3 (0.28%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.093%) GCP
11 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.093%) COREP
11 1 (0.093%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.093%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.093%) Nagios
4 1 (0.093%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.093%) SCCM
4 1 (0.093%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 191 (17.82%) Oracle
2 49 (4.57%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.01%) Sybase
4 34 (3.17%) Murex
5 23 (2.15%) Calypso
5 23 (2.15%) DataSynapse
6 20 (1.87%) Charles River
7 16 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 16 (1.49%) HP
8 15 (1.40%) SunGard
8 15 (1.40%) thinkFolio
9 14 (1.31%) DevExpress
9 14 (1.31%) ION Trading
10 13 (1.21%) Reuters
10 13 (1.21%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.12%) IBM
11 12 (1.12%) Tradeweb
12 10 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.56%) Remedy
13 6 (0.56%) Fidessa
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £850 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £610 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £575 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 5 days ago