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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 164 137 93
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -44
Contract jobs citing Derivative 611 691 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.54% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.34% 4.88% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 545 670
Average daily rate
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£550 £566 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.86% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £416 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £681 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
14080 14147 12723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.44% 31.49% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8719 8793 7791
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 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 563 699
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -14 586 £550 -4.34% 123
South East -9 14 £300 -0.41% 8
North West -18 5 £313 -26.47% 1
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 526 (42.59%) Banking
2 508 (41.13%) Front Office
3 442 (35.79%) Finance
4 375 (30.36%) Java
5 374 (30.28%) SQL
6 342 (27.69%) Investment Banking
7 282 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
8 280 (22.67%) Fixed Income
9 272 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 265 (21.46%) Equities
11 252 (20.40%) Equity Derivative
12 245 (19.84%) C#
13 228 (18.46%) UNIX
14 176 (14.25%) OO
15 173 (14.01%) C++
16 172 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
17 145 (11.74%) .NET
18 140 (11.34%) Oracle
19 128 (10.36%) Multithreading
20 125 (10.12%) Linux
20 125 (10.12%) Credit Derivative
21 122 (9.88%) XML
22 118 (9.55%) Business Analysis
23 115 (9.31%) Python
24 114 (9.23%) TDD
25 109 (8.83%) SQL Server
26 107 (8.66%) Risk Management
27 102 (8.26%) Data Modelling
28 97 (7.85%) Back Office
29 94 (7.61%) Project Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (1.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 16 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.65%) Confluence
5 8 (0.65%) Apache
5 8 (0.65%) Node.js
6 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.081%) Lync
10 1 (0.081%) Documentum
10 1 (0.081%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.081%) FileNet
10 1 (0.081%) Jetty
10 1 (0.081%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 1 (0.081%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.78%) MS Office
3 17 (1.38%) MS Project
3 17 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.16%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.67%) thinkFolio
2 27 (2.19%) Markit EDM
3 24 (1.94%) ION MarketView
3 24 (1.94%) Summit
4 13 (1.05%) SunGard GMI
5 11 (0.89%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.73%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.73%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.32%) Global One
7 4 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.32%) Endur
8 3 (0.24%) Tesseract
8 3 (0.24%) Minerva
8 3 (0.24%) RMDS
8 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.16%) PaaS
2 2 (0.16%) IaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.65%) HTTP
2 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.24%) Firewall
4 2 (0.16%) NFC
4 2 (0.16%) DNS
4 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.16%) SSL
4 2 (0.16%) SNMP
5 1 (0.081%) Intranet
5 1 (0.081%) Internet
5 1 (0.081%) AMQP
5 1 (0.081%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 47 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 36 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 24 (1.94%) DB2
6 22 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 18 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.21%) MS Access
9 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.13%) Big Data
10 12 (0.97%) HBase
11 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.73%) KDB
13 8 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.65%) Ingres
13 8 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.49%) Data Mart
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 55 (4.45%) Subversion
2 50 (4.05%) Ant
3 43 (3.48%) Maven
3 43 (3.48%) JIRA
4 40 (3.24%) JUnit
5 35 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 32 (2.59%) NUnit
7 29 (2.35%) CruiseControl
7 29 (2.35%) ClearCase
8 26 (2.11%) GoogleTest
9 25 (2.02%) CppUnit
10 20 (1.62%) Rational Rose
11 14 (1.13%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.13%) Git (software)
12 10 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.73%) ProC
13 9 (0.73%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.57%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.57%) Mockito
General
1 526 (42.59%) Banking
2 508 (41.13%) Front Office
3 442 (35.79%) Finance
4 342 (27.69%) Investment Banking
5 97 (7.85%) Back Office
6 36 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.27%) Legal
8 17 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.05%) Retail
9 13 (1.05%) French Language
10 6 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.24%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Marketing
12 2 (0.16%) German Language
12 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.081%) Advertising
13 1 (0.081%) Automotive
13 1 (0.081%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 545 (44.13%) Developer
2 418 (33.85%) Analyst
3 262 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 209 (16.92%) Java Developer
5 115 (9.31%) C# Developer
6 69 (5.59%) Project Manager
7 62 (5.02%) Support Analyst
8 58 (4.70%) C++ Developer
9 57 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 51 (4.13%) Applications Support
11 31 (2.51%) Banking Business Analyst
12 30 (2.43%) Excel Developer
13 29 (2.35%) RAD Developer
13 29 (2.35%) .NET Developer
14 25 (2.02%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (2.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 24 (1.94%) Programmer
16 23 (1.86%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
17 22 (1.78%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (11.74%) .NET
2 122 (9.88%) XML
3 83 (6.72%) WPF
4 59 (4.78%) FIX Protocol
4 59 (4.78%) Spring
5 54 (4.37%) WCF
6 42 (3.40%) JMS
6 42 (3.40%) HTML
7 38 (3.08%) Web Services
8 34 (2.75%) RESTful
9 33 (2.67%) FpML
10 31 (2.51%) Hibernate
11 30 (2.43%) WinForms
11 30 (2.43%) REST
12 29 (2.35%) HTML5
13 27 (2.19%) .NET Framework
14 26 (2.11%) SOAP
15 24 (1.94%) XSLT
15 24 (1.94%) Swing
16 23 (1.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 280 (22.67%) Fixed Income
2 272 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 265 (21.46%) Equities
4 252 (20.40%) Equity Derivative
5 172 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (10.12%) Credit Derivative
7 67 (5.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 55 (4.45%) Computer Science
9 46 (3.72%) Mathematics
10 34 (2.75%) Market Risk
11 33 (2.67%) Credit Risk
12 23 (1.86%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.70%) Reference Data
14 18 (1.46%) Grid Computing
15 17 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
16 15 (1.21%) Data Structures
17 13 (1.05%) SWIFT
18 11 (0.89%) Hedge funds
19 10 (0.81%) User Experience
19 10 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 228 (18.46%) UNIX
2 125 (10.12%) Linux
3 76 (6.15%) Windows
4 11 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.24%) Solaris
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.081%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (14.25%) OO
3 128 (10.36%) Multithreading
4 118 (9.55%) Business Analysis
5 114 (9.23%) TDD
6 107 (8.66%) Risk Management
7 102 (8.26%) Data Modelling
8 94 (7.61%) Project Management
9 81 (6.56%) Analytics
10 78 (6.32%) Workflow
11 67 (5.43%) Electronic Trading
12 66 (5.34%) Asset Management
13 64 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 54 (4.37%) Low Latency
14 54 (4.37%) Data Analysis
15 52 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (4.13%) OOD
17 48 (3.89%) UML
18 47 (3.81%) SOA
19 45 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 375 (30.36%) Java
2 374 (30.28%) SQL
3 245 (19.84%) C#
4 173 (14.01%) C++
5 115 (9.31%) Python
6 75 (6.07%) VBA
7 72 (5.83%) Perl
8 53 (4.29%) JavaScript
9 33 (2.67%) C
9 33 (2.67%) Scala
10 30 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.21%) VB
14 14 (1.13%) Korn
15 10 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.73%) RPG IV
16 9 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.73%) XAML
16 9 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 84 (6.80%) Degree
2 25 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.38%) VCP4
5 10 (0.81%) ISEB
6 7 (0.57%) CFA
7 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.24%) PMP
10 2 (0.16%) PhD
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.97%) QA
2 48 (3.89%) EMIR
3 36 (2.91%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.73%) Basel III
5 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.65%) MiFID
6 3 (0.24%) Basel II
6 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.16%) UCITS
7 2 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.081%) SLA
8 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.081%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.16%) Varnish
1 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 20 (1.62%) Control-M
2 19 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 2 (0.16%) Puppet
6 2 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.081%) Oozie
7 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 140 (11.34%) Oracle
2 80 (6.48%) Sybase
3 59 (4.78%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.29%) Murex
5 35 (2.83%) Bloomberg
6 34 (2.75%) ION Trading
7 26 (2.11%) TIBCO
8 22 (1.78%) Calypso
9 21 (1.70%) DevExpress
10 20 (1.62%) Tradeweb
11 19 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.38%) IBM
12 17 (1.38%) SunGard
13 13 (1.05%) Business Objects
14 12 (0.97%) Informatica
15 10 (0.81%) Infragistics
15 10 (0.81%) Fidessa
15 10 (0.81%) MarketAxess
16 9 (0.73%) Sophis
17 8 (0.65%) HP
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Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £590 - £640 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £85,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago