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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 216 169 86
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -83
Contract jobs citing Derivative 503 605 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.25% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 3.88% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 499 717
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £415 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +147.05%
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
15809 15593 14020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.98% 32.20% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9924 9799 8458
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 619 611
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 -14 482 £550 -4.34% 139
South East +1 14 £310 +3.50% 4
South West - 4 £425 -
North West - 2 £263 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £450 -25.00%
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 489 (43.27%) Banking
2 458 (40.53%) Front Office
3 425 (37.61%) Finance
4 340 (30.09%) Investment Banking
5 333 (29.47%) SQL
6 315 (27.88%) Java
7 264 (23.36%) C#
8 260 (23.01%) Fixed Income
9 258 (22.83%) Equities
10 254 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
11 246 (21.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 244 (21.59%) Equity Derivative
13 222 (19.65%) UNIX
14 177 (15.66%) OO
15 170 (15.04%) .NET
16 166 (14.69%) C++
17 156 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
18 140 (12.39%) Multithreading
19 139 (12.30%) Linux
20 121 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 114 (10.09%) Oracle
22 113 (10.00%) Business Analysis
23 111 (9.82%) Python
24 109 (9.65%) TDD
25 108 (9.56%) Risk Management
26 97 (8.58%) Degree
27 93 (8.23%) Project Management
28 87 (7.70%) Data Modelling
28 87 (7.70%) SDLC
29 84 (7.43%) Credit Derivative

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 16 (1.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (0.88%) MQSeries
3 10 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.62%) Apache
6 5 (0.44%) IIS
7 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.18%) Confluence
8 2 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.088%) Lync
9 1 (0.088%) MTS
9 1 (0.088%) Documentum
9 1 (0.088%) FileNet
Applications
1 54 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.33%) MS Office
2 15 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.97%) MS Project
4 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 34 (3.01%) Markit EDM
2 27 (2.39%) Summit
3 19 (1.68%) thinkFolio
4 17 (1.50%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.88%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.80%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.80%) SunGard GMI
7 6 (0.53%) Tesseract
7 6 (0.53%) Minerva
7 6 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.35%) Global One
9 3 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.18%) RMDS
10 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.088%) LongView
11 1 (0.088%) Endur
11 1 (0.088%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.62%) HTTP
2 6 (0.53%) Firewall
2 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.35%) Multicast
4 2 (0.18%) DNS
4 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.18%) SSL
4 2 (0.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.18%) DSL
5 1 (0.088%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.088%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 33 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.42%) DB2
9 15 (1.33%) MS Access
9 15 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.15%) DTS
11 11 (0.97%) Big Data
12 10 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.71%) Pentaho
13 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.62%) KDB
15 5 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 40 (3.54%) Ant
1 40 (3.54%) Subversion
2 34 (3.01%) NUnit
3 31 (2.74%) JIRA
3 31 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 29 (2.57%) ClearCase
5 26 (2.30%) JUnit
5 26 (2.30%) GoogleTest
6 24 (2.12%) CppUnit
7 19 (1.68%) Rational Rose
8 18 (1.59%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.50%) Maven
10 16 (1.42%) CruiseControl
11 13 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.06%) Git (software)
13 10 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.71%) ProC
15 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.44%) SpecFlow
17 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 489 (43.27%) Banking
2 458 (40.53%) Front Office
3 425 (37.61%) Finance
4 340 (30.09%) Investment Banking
5 72 (6.37%) Back Office
6 40 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.59%) Retail
9 16 (1.42%) French Language
10 14 (1.24%) Legal
11 11 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.62%) Advertising
13 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.088%) Marketing
15 1 (0.088%) German Language
15 1 (0.088%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.088%) Law
Job Titles
1 523 (46.28%) Developer
2 384 (33.98%) Analyst
3 256 (22.65%) Business Analyst
4 175 (15.49%) Java Developer
5 119 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 82 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 71 (6.28%) Project Manager
7 71 (6.28%) C++ Developer
8 40 (3.54%) Support Analyst
9 39 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 32 (2.83%) Applications Support
11 29 (2.57%) RAD Developer
12 28 (2.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 28 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (2.39%) Excel Developer
14 25 (2.21%) Python Developer
14 25 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
14 25 (2.21%) Programmer
15 24 (2.12%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (15.04%) .NET
2 81 (7.17%) XML
3 70 (6.19%) WPF
4 55 (4.87%) WCF
5 54 (4.78%) FIX Protocol
5 54 (4.78%) HTML
6 53 (4.69%) Spring
7 36 (3.19%) HTML5
8 32 (2.83%) .NET Framework
9 30 (2.65%) FpML
9 30 (2.65%) WinForms
10 29 (2.57%) Web Services
11 28 (2.48%) RESTful
12 19 (1.68%) Swing
12 19 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 18 (1.59%) SOAP
14 17 (1.50%) JDBC
15 15 (1.33%) ASP.NET
15 15 (1.33%) JMS
16 14 (1.24%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 260 (23.01%) Fixed Income
2 258 (22.83%) Equities
3 246 (21.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 244 (21.59%) Equity Derivative
5 156 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (7.43%) Credit Derivative
7 59 (5.22%) Computer Science
8 57 (5.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 36 (3.19%) Mathematics
10 28 (2.48%) Credit Risk
10 28 (2.48%) Market Risk
11 22 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.50%) Reference Data
12 17 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 14 (1.24%) Grid Computing
15 12 (1.06%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.06%) Swaptions
16 11 (0.97%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 222 (19.65%) UNIX
2 139 (12.30%) Linux
3 62 (5.49%) Windows
4 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.27%) Solaris
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.088%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.088%) Android
7 1 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (15.66%) OO
3 140 (12.39%) Multithreading
4 113 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 109 (9.65%) TDD
6 108 (9.56%) Risk Management
7 93 (8.23%) Project Management
8 87 (7.70%) Data Modelling
8 87 (7.70%) SDLC
9 75 (6.64%) Workflow
10 67 (5.93%) Analytics
11 65 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
12 60 (5.31%) Asset Management
13 55 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (4.78%) RAD
15 52 (4.60%) Migration
15 52 (4.60%) Software Engineering
16 51 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 50 (4.42%) Investment Management
17 50 (4.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 333 (29.47%) SQL
2 315 (27.88%) Java
3 264 (23.36%) C#
4 166 (14.69%) C++
5 111 (9.82%) Python
6 78 (6.90%) VBA
7 54 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 48 (4.25%) Perl
9 33 (2.92%) C
10 31 (2.74%) Scala
11 23 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.15%) VB
15 10 (0.88%) Go
15 10 (0.88%) Haskell
16 8 (0.71%) Clojure
16 8 (0.71%) VBScript
17 7 (0.62%) XAML
18 6 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (8.58%) Degree
2 30 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.80%) ISEB
5 8 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) CFA
7 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.18%) PMP
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.088%) IIBA
9 1 (0.088%) CBAP
9 1 (0.088%) CAPM
9 1 (0.088%) PhD
9 1 (0.088%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.69%) QA
2 44 (3.89%) EMIR
3 38 (3.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (1.68%) MiFID
5 7 (0.62%) FATCA
6 6 (0.53%) Basel III
7 5 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.35%) COREP
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.088%) SLA
10 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.088%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) Varnish
1 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.88%) Control-M
1 10 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.18%) Ansible
4 2 (0.18%) Oozie
5 1 (0.088%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.088%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 114 (10.09%) Oracle
2 67 (5.93%) Sybase
3 60 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 31 (2.74%) Murex
5 29 (2.57%) TIBCO
6 25 (2.21%) DevExpress
7 24 (2.12%) ION Trading
8 22 (1.95%) Bloomberg
9 20 (1.77%) IBM
10 16 (1.42%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.24%) Calypso
11 14 (1.24%) Charles River
11 14 (1.24%) Tradeweb
12 12 (1.06%) Sophis
13 10 (0.88%) SunGard
14 9 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.80%) Infragistics
14 9 (0.80%) Wall Street Systems
15 8 (0.71%) Tableau
15 8 (0.71%) Fidessa
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago