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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 297 227 196
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -31
Contract jobs citing Derivative 377 505 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.99% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 3.07% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 384 471
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00
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
16170 16454 16149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.42% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 10452 10041
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 607 652
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 26 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Derivative Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -42 348 £571 -0.65% 87
South East +16 23 £290 -8.66% 1
South West -3 2 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands -21 2 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 441 (51.10%) Finance
2 383 (44.38%) Banking
3 312 (36.15%) Front Office
4 254 (29.43%) SQL
5 237 (27.46%) Java
5 237 (27.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 224 (25.96%) Investment Banking
7 219 (25.38%) Fixed Income
8 216 (25.03%) C#
9 198 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (18.66%) Equities
11 138 (15.99%) Unix
12 136 (15.76%) TDD
13 135 (15.64%) Risk Management
14 129 (14.95%) Equity Derivative
15 126 (14.60%) Oracle
16 125 (14.48%) C++
17 116 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
18 108 (12.51%) Multithreading
19 107 (12.40%) .NET
20 100 (11.59%) Linux
21 98 (11.36%) OO
21 98 (11.36%) Credit Derivative
22 86 (9.97%) Python
23 81 (9.39%) Project Management
24 80 (9.27%) Microsoft
25 74 (8.57%) SQL Server
25 74 (8.57%) Spring
26 73 (8.46%) Business Analysis
27 69 (8.00%) Windows

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 33 (3.82%) Tomcat
2 27 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 18 (2.09%) Confluence
4 17 (1.97%) Jetty
5 12 (1.39%) Apache
6 9 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.58%) IIS
8 5 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.58%) Mule
9 4 (0.46%) GemFire
9 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.12%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) MS Project
4 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.70%) MS Office
6 4 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.46%) HipChat
7 2 (0.23%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) ION MarketView
1 9 (1.04%) Summit
2 8 (0.93%) Endur
3 7 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
4 5 (0.58%) Front Arena
4 5 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.58%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 3 (0.35%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (0.35%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.23%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.23%) RMDS
6 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.12%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.12%) Eikon
7 1 (0.12%) Kondor
7 1 (0.12%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.93%) SSH
3 6 (0.70%) Firewall
4 5 (0.58%) SAN
5 4 (0.46%) DNS
5 4 (0.46%) HTTP
5 4 (0.46%) Intranet
5 4 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.46%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.46%) SSL
6 3 (0.35%) Multicast
6 3 (0.35%) NAS
6 3 (0.35%) VPN
6 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.23%) BGP
7 2 (0.23%) DSL
7 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.23%) Internet
7 2 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.93%) Big Data
12 7 (0.81%) Data Mart
13 6 (0.70%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.70%) KDB
14 5 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.58%) MySQL
14 5 (0.58%) QlikView
15 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (6.49%) Maven
2 45 (5.21%) Subversion
3 42 (4.87%) NUnit
4 39 (4.52%) ClearCase
5 37 (4.29%) JIRA
6 36 (4.17%) GoogleTest
7 33 (3.82%) Ant
8 31 (3.59%) CppUnit
9 29 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 26 (3.01%) IntelliJ
11 19 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.09%) Selenium
13 14 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.51%) Jenkins
14 13 (1.51%) JUnit
15 8 (0.93%) HP UFT
16 7 (0.81%) Visual Studio
17 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.70%) LoadRunner
17 6 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 441 (51.10%) Finance
2 383 (44.38%) Banking
3 312 (36.15%) Front Office
4 224 (25.96%) Investment Banking
5 63 (7.30%) Back Office
6 44 (5.10%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.39%) Legal
8 11 (1.27%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.27%) Retail
9 8 (0.93%) French Language
10 5 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.46%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Marketing
12 2 (0.23%) Advertising
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (46.70%) Developer
2 256 (29.66%) Analyst
3 172 (19.93%) Business Analyst
4 162 (18.77%) Java Developer
5 115 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 91 (10.54%) Senior Developer
7 73 (8.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 56 (6.49%) SQL Developer
9 55 (6.37%) .NET Developer
10 52 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (5.56%) C++ Developer
12 47 (5.45%) Agile Developer
12 47 (5.45%) Project Manager
12 47 (5.45%) Risk Analyst
13 46 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
14 40 (4.63%) Banking Analyst
15 37 (4.29%) Derivatives Business Analyst
15 37 (4.29%) Risk Business Analyst
16 36 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
17 34 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.40%) .NET
2 74 (8.57%) Spring
3 66 (7.65%) HTML
4 48 (5.56%) XML
5 46 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 43 (4.98%) HTML5
7 40 (4.63%) WPF
8 35 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
9 31 (3.59%) CSS
10 29 (3.36%) JMS
11 23 (2.67%) REST
12 21 (2.43%) FpML
13 20 (2.32%) WCF
14 19 (2.20%) Middleware
14 19 (2.20%) Spring Integration
14 19 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (2.20%) Web Services
15 16 (1.85%) WebSockets
16 15 (1.74%) .NET Framework
17 14 (1.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 237 (27.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 219 (25.38%) Fixed Income
3 161 (18.66%) Equities
4 129 (14.95%) Equity Derivative
5 116 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (11.36%) Credit Derivative
7 68 (7.88%) Credit Risk
8 66 (7.65%) OTC Derivatives
9 61 (7.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 59 (6.84%) Market Risk
11 39 (4.52%) Grid Computing
12 38 (4.40%) Mathematics
13 24 (2.78%) Computer Science
14 19 (2.20%) Hedge funds
15 18 (2.09%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.97%) Data Structures
16 17 (1.97%) Reference Data
17 8 (0.93%) Physics
17 8 (0.93%) Statistics
17 8 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 138 (15.99%) Unix
2 100 (11.59%) Linux
3 69 (8.00%) Windows
4 19 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.27%) Solaris
6 8 (0.93%) CentOS
7 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.46%) Debian
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.35%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (15.76%) TDD
3 135 (15.64%) Risk Management
4 108 (12.51%) Multithreading
5 98 (11.36%) OO
6 81 (9.39%) Project Management
7 73 (8.46%) Business Analysis
8 66 (7.65%) Asset Management
9 62 (7.18%) SDLC
10 58 (6.72%) BDD
10 58 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (6.60%) Migration
12 52 (6.03%) Configuration Management
12 52 (6.03%) OOD
13 51 (5.91%) Integration Testing
13 51 (5.91%) UML
14 49 (5.68%) Software Engineering
15 47 (5.45%) Unit Testing
16 45 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (5.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 254 (29.43%) SQL
2 237 (27.46%) Java
3 216 (25.03%) C#
4 125 (14.48%) C++
5 86 (9.97%) Python
6 47 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 46 (5.33%) VBA
8 43 (4.98%) C
9 38 (4.40%) Perl
10 29 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 26 (3.01%) VB
12 20 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.09%) Scala
14 16 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.27%) VC++
16 9 (1.04%) Haskell
17 5 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (7.18%) Degree
2 41 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.24%) PhD
5 9 (1.04%) ISEB
6 8 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.46%) RHCE
9 3 (0.35%) CCA
9 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.12%) APMP
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.49%) QA
2 38 (4.40%) MiFID
3 26 (3.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (2.20%) EMIR
5 10 (1.16%) AIFMD
5 10 (1.16%) UCITS
6 7 (0.81%) SLA
7 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.46%) Basel III
8 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.35%) FATCA
9 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.23%) COREP
10 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.58%) Docker
3 4 (0.46%) iptables
3 4 (0.46%) Postfix
4 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.74%) Control-M
2 11 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.16%) Nagios
4 8 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (0.93%) Puppet
5 4 (0.46%) Ansible
5 4 (0.46%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.35%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.23%) Kibana
7 2 (0.23%) logstash
7 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 126 (14.60%) Oracle
2 80 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.76%) Murex
4 47 (5.45%) Calypso
5 40 (4.63%) Sybase
6 34 (3.94%) Bloomberg
7 25 (2.90%) ION Trading
8 23 (2.67%) DataSynapse
9 15 (1.74%) Fidessa
10 13 (1.51%) TIBCO
11 12 (1.39%) IBM
11 12 (1.39%) Reuters
12 10 (1.16%) VMware
13 9 (1.04%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.04%) Sophis
14 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.93%) Informatica
14 8 (0.93%) OpenLink
14 8 (0.93%) Remedy
14 8 (0.93%) SunGard
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