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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 214 226 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -130
Contract jobs citing Derivative 564 474 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.94% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 2.86% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 360 822
Average daily rate
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£575 £561 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £365 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +22 549 £575 - 126
South East -15 7 £525 +162.50% 3
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
South West -9 2 £350 -1.40%
North West -37 1 - - 2
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 547 (51.03%) Banking
2 496 (46.27%) Finance
3 419 (39.09%) Front Office
4 401 (37.41%) Investment Banking
5 311 (29.01%) SQL
6 282 (26.31%) C#
7 280 (26.12%) Fixed Income
8 259 (24.16%) Java
9 253 (23.60%) Equities
10 245 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
11 244 (22.76%) Equity Derivative
12 228 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 185 (17.26%) .NET
14 165 (15.39%) UNIX
15 164 (15.30%) C++
16 140 (13.06%) Multithreading
17 137 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
18 136 (12.69%) Business Analysis
19 122 (11.38%) SQL Server
20 121 (11.29%) Risk Management
21 118 (11.01%) OO
22 114 (10.63%) TDD
23 112 (10.45%) Oracle
24 110 (10.26%) Linux
25 108 (10.07%) Python
26 102 (9.51%) Degree
27 94 (8.77%) SDLC
28 85 (7.93%) Credit Derivative
28 85 (7.93%) XML
29 81 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (1.68%) MQSeries
3 9 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.56%) IIS
6 5 (0.47%) Apache
6 5 (0.47%) Node.js
7 4 (0.37%) Confluence
7 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.28%) Jetty
9 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.093%) GemFire
10 1 (0.093%) MTS
Applications
1 51 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.93%) MS Project
3 10 (0.93%) MS Office
4 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (1.87%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.77%) thinkFolio
3 15 (1.40%) LatentZero
4 10 (0.93%) Summit
5 6 (0.56%) SunGard GMI
6 5 (0.47%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.37%) Tesseract
7 4 (0.37%) Minerva
7 4 (0.37%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.28%) Global One
9 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.19%) RMDS
9 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.093%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.093%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.093%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.093%) SaaS
2 1 (0.093%) PaaS
2 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.75%) Firewall
2 6 (0.56%) Multicast
2 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.28%) HTTP
4 2 (0.19%) DNS
4 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.19%) SSL
4 2 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.093%) Intranet
5 1 (0.093%) Internet
5 1 (0.093%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.43%) RDBMS
4 26 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.12%) DB2
8 12 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.12%) Big Data
9 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.93%) MS Access
10 10 (0.93%) DTS
11 8 (0.75%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (2.99%) JIRA
2 21 (1.96%) NUnit
3 19 (1.77%) Subversion
3 19 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.59%) Ant
5 16 (1.49%) JUnit
6 14 (1.31%) Maven
7 13 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.21%) GoogleTest
8 12 (1.12%) ClearCase
9 11 (1.03%) CppUnit
10 9 (0.84%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.65%) Rational Rose
12 6 (0.56%) Gradle
12 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.47%) Mockito
13 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.47%) ProC
13 5 (0.47%) JBehave
General
1 547 (51.03%) Banking
2 496 (46.27%) Finance
3 419 (39.09%) Front Office
4 401 (37.41%) Investment Banking
5 70 (6.53%) Back Office
6 33 (3.08%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.77%) Legal
8 16 (1.49%) Retail
9 12 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.03%) Advertising
11 7 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.37%) French Language
12 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.093%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.093%) Marketing
13 1 (0.093%) Games
13 1 (0.093%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.093%) Law
Job Titles
1 492 (45.90%) Developer
2 369 (34.42%) Analyst
3 265 (24.72%) Business Analyst
4 123 (11.47%) Java Developer
5 122 (11.38%) C# Developer
6 85 (7.93%) Senior Developer
7 69 (6.44%) Project Manager
8 64 (5.97%) C++ Developer
9 43 (4.01%) .NET Developer
10 38 (3.54%) Python Developer
11 36 (3.36%) Senior C# Developer
12 34 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
13 32 (2.99%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 32 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.89%) Support Analyst
14 31 (2.89%) Applications Support
14 31 (2.89%) Quantitative Developer
15 26 (2.43%) Scala Developer
16 25 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.15%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (17.26%) .NET
2 85 (7.93%) XML
3 72 (6.72%) HTML
3 72 (6.72%) WPF
4 65 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
5 53 (4.94%) WCF
6 52 (4.85%) HTML5
7 38 (3.54%) Spring
8 31 (2.89%) FpML
8 31 (2.89%) WinForms
9 28 (2.61%) Web Services
10 26 (2.43%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 23 (2.15%) ASP.NET
13 21 (1.96%) Middleware
14 19 (1.77%) Rendezvous
15 15 (1.40%) STL
16 13 (1.21%) SciPy
16 13 (1.21%) NumPy
16 13 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 280 (26.12%) Fixed Income
2 253 (23.60%) Equities
3 244 (22.76%) Equity Derivative
4 228 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 137 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (7.93%) Credit Derivative
7 77 (7.18%) Credit Risk
8 71 (6.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 47 (4.38%) Mathematics
9 47 (4.38%) Market Risk
10 46 (4.29%) Computer Science
11 39 (3.64%) Data Structures
12 33 (3.08%) Grid Computing
13 27 (2.52%) Reference Data
14 25 (2.33%) Algorithms
15 17 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
16 16 (1.49%) Hedge funds
17 15 (1.40%) DTCC
17 15 (1.40%) Management Information System
18 14 (1.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 165 (15.39%) UNIX
2 110 (10.26%) Linux
3 79 (7.37%) Windows
4 5 (0.47%) Solaris
4 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.093%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.093%) Android
6 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.093%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (13.06%) Multithreading
3 136 (12.69%) Business Analysis
4 121 (11.29%) Risk Management
5 118 (11.01%) OO
6 114 (10.63%) TDD
7 94 (8.77%) SDLC
8 81 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 80 (7.46%) Analytics
10 78 (7.28%) Project Management
11 68 (6.34%) Asset Management
12 54 (5.04%) Unit Testing
12 54 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 52 (4.85%) Investment Management
14 49 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (4.48%) Workflow
16 46 (4.29%) Migration
17 45 (4.20%) Electronic Trading
18 44 (4.10%) Data Analysis
19 42 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 311 (29.01%) SQL
2 282 (26.31%) C#
3 259 (24.16%) Java
4 164 (15.30%) C++
5 108 (10.07%) Python
6 60 (5.60%) JavaScript
7 57 (5.32%) Scala
8 54 (5.04%) VBA
9 48 (4.48%) Perl
10 32 (2.99%) C
11 25 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.03%) Haskell
14 10 (0.93%) VB
15 9 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.75%) Clojure
16 8 (0.75%) Korn
17 6 (0.56%) R
17 6 (0.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 102 (9.51%) Degree
2 18 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.49%) ISEB
4 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.56%) CFA
5 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.47%) PhD
6 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.37%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 4 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.28%) PMP
8 3 (0.28%) IIBA
8 3 (0.28%) CBAP
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.19%) CIMA
10 1 (0.093%) CAPM
10 1 (0.093%) ACCA
10 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.50%) QA
2 56 (5.22%) EMIR
3 52 (4.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 31 (2.89%) MiFID
5 12 (1.12%) CRD IV
6 11 (1.03%) COREP
7 10 (0.93%) Basel III
8 9 (0.84%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.75%) FATCA
10 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.093%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.37%) HDFS
2 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.56%) Control-M
4 4 (0.37%) Puppet
5 3 (0.28%) Oozie
5 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.093%) MOM
7 1 (0.093%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 112 (10.45%) Oracle
2 61 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 40 (3.73%) Sybase
3 40 (3.73%) TIBCO
4 36 (3.36%) Murex
5 28 (2.61%) IBM
6 20 (1.87%) Bloomberg
6 20 (1.87%) DevExpress
7 18 (1.68%) Charles River
8 15 (1.40%) Fidessa
9 13 (1.21%) HP
10 12 (1.12%) Solace
11 11 (1.03%) Sophis
12 9 (0.84%) Calypso
13 8 (0.75%) Wall Street Systems
14 7 (0.65%) SAP
14 7 (0.65%) ION Trading
14 7 (0.65%) Infragistics
15 6 (0.56%) Syncfusion
15 6 (0.56%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £131 - £165 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £830.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago