The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 146 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -4
Contract jobs citing Derivative 734 906 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 2.10% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.48% 8.04% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 696 884
Average daily rate £575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13385 11262 14104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.06% 26.08% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8379 6963 8351
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 580 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Derivative
UK

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 725 £575 +3.60% 162
South East -22 7 £299 +3.82% 2
North West -19 1 £260 +52.94%
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 673 (45.72%) Banking
2 599 (40.69%) Finance
3 520 (35.33%) Front Office
4 494 (33.56%) Investment Banking
5 479 (32.54%) SQL
6 372 (25.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 349 (23.71%) Java
8 328 (22.28%) Fixed Income
9 302 (20.52%) C#
10 279 (18.95%) Equities
11 265 (18.00%) Oracle
12 244 (16.58%) UNIX
13 214 (14.54%) Equity Derivative
14 211 (14.33%) C++
15 192 (13.04%) OO
16 173 (11.75%) SQL Server
17 161 (10.94%) Multithreading
18 159 (10.80%) Python
18 159 (10.80%) Business Analysis
18 159 (10.80%) Credit Derivative
19 156 (10.60%) Perl
20 153 (10.39%) .NET
21 146 (9.92%) EMIR
22 142 (9.65%) Scala
23 137 (9.31%) Risk Management
24 131 (8.90%) Back Office
25 127 (8.63%) Analytics
26 125 (8.49%) WPF
26 125 (8.49%) Windows
27 120 (8.15%) Agile Software Development

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 16 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.88%) Confluence
5 11 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.61%) GemFire
7 8 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.20%) IIS
10 3 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.068%) Lync
11 1 (0.068%) Mule
11 1 (0.068%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.068%) SAS
11 1 (0.068%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.31%) MS Office
3 30 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.95%) MS Project
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (2.45%) Markit EDM
2 20 (1.36%) Summit
3 13 (0.88%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 11 (0.75%) SunGard GMI
5 10 (0.68%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.61%) Murex MxG2000
6 9 (0.61%) Endur
6 9 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.54%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 8 (0.54%) Minerva
8 6 (0.41%) RMDS
9 5 (0.34%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.27%) ZaiNet
10 4 (0.27%) Tesseract
11 3 (0.20%) Salerio
11 3 (0.20%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.20%) Capstone
11 3 (0.20%) Advent Geneva
12 2 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.88%) HTTP
3 8 (0.54%) LDAP
4 7 (0.48%) DSL
5 6 (0.41%) Internet
6 2 (0.14%) MPLS
6 2 (0.14%) OSPF
6 2 (0.14%) BGP
6 2 (0.14%) LAN
6 2 (0.14%) WAN
6 2 (0.14%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.14%) Firewall
6 2 (0.14%) Network Security
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.14%) FWSM
6 2 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.068%) DNS
7 1 (0.068%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 57 (3.87%) Oracle Database
4 41 (2.79%) RDBMS
5 31 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.22%) Data Mart
9 17 (1.15%) DTS
10 15 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 15 (1.02%) DB2
11 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (0.82%) QlikView
12 11 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.68%) MySQL
14 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.48%) BODI
Development Applications
1 36 (2.45%) Subversion
2 33 (2.24%) Ant
3 32 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.77%) JIRA
5 24 (1.63%) NUnit
5 24 (1.63%) ClearCase
6 17 (1.15%) Maven
7 16 (1.09%) JUnit
8 15 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.95%) GoogleTest
9 14 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.88%) CppUnit
11 12 (0.82%) Rational Rose
12 9 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.54%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.48%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.48%) Moq
14 7 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 673 (45.72%) Banking
2 599 (40.69%) Finance
3 520 (35.33%) Front Office
4 494 (33.56%) Investment Banking
5 131 (8.90%) Back Office
6 33 (2.24%) Legal
7 31 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.36%) General Ledger
9 18 (1.22%) Retail
10 10 (0.68%) Advertising
10 10 (0.68%) International Banking
11 7 (0.48%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.41%) Billing
12 6 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.34%) Publishing
13 5 (0.34%) French Language
13 5 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Games
15 2 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 616 (41.85%) Developer
2 552 (37.50%) Analyst
3 368 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 154 (10.46%) Java Developer
5 148 (10.05%) C# Developer
6 103 (7.00%) Scala Developer
7 101 (6.86%) C++ Developer
8 100 (6.79%) Project Manager
9 99 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 62 (4.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 53 (3.60%) Banking Business Analyst
12 50 (3.40%) Support Analyst
13 49 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (2.92%) Test Analyst
15 34 (2.31%) .NET Developer
16 33 (2.24%) Architect
17 32 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
17 32 (2.17%) WPF Developer
18 31 (2.11%) Applications Support
19 30 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (10.39%) .NET
2 125 (8.49%) WPF
3 95 (6.45%) XML
4 88 (5.98%) Spring
5 65 (4.42%) WCF
6 61 (4.14%) Hibernate
7 39 (2.65%) HTML
8 37 (2.51%) FpML
8 37 (2.51%) WinForms
9 36 (2.45%) JMS
10 34 (2.31%) JPA
11 33 (2.24%) Middleware
12 32 (2.17%) STL
13 30 (2.04%) Web Services
13 30 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 24 (1.63%) HTML5
15 22 (1.49%) J2EE
16 20 (1.36%) LINQ
17 18 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
18 16 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 372 (25.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 328 (22.28%) Fixed Income
3 279 (18.95%) Equities
4 214 (14.54%) Equity Derivative
5 159 (10.80%) Credit Derivative
6 115 (7.81%) Credit Risk
7 92 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 80 (5.43%) Market Risk
9 53 (3.60%) Computer Science
10 45 (3.06%) Grid Computing
11 42 (2.85%) Open Source
12 39 (2.65%) Reference Data
13 37 (2.51%) Mathematics
14 27 (1.83%) Hedge funds
15 16 (1.09%) DTCC
16 14 (0.95%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.82%) SWIFT
18 11 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (0.54%) Exotic Derivative
19 8 (0.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 244 (16.58%) UNIX
2 125 (8.49%) Windows
3 110 (7.47%) Linux
4 22 (1.49%) Solaris
5 20 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 14 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.068%) OS/400
9 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (13.04%) OO
2 161 (10.94%) Multithreading
3 159 (10.80%) Business Analysis
4 137 (9.31%) Risk Management
5 127 (8.63%) Analytics
6 120 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (7.13%) Project Management
8 90 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 89 (6.05%) Asset Management
10 87 (5.91%) Unit Testing
11 80 (5.43%) TDD
11 80 (5.43%) Regression Testing
12 75 (5.10%) Workflow
13 70 (4.76%) Refactoring
14 67 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
15 64 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (4.08%) Software Engineering
17 55 (3.74%) Scrum
18 53 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 479 (32.54%) SQL
2 349 (23.71%) Java
3 302 (20.52%) C#
4 211 (14.33%) C++
5 159 (10.80%) Python
6 156 (10.60%) Perl
7 142 (9.65%) Scala
8 71 (4.82%) Ruby
9 55 (3.74%) VBA
10 46 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 40 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 31 (2.11%) JavaScript
13 25 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.49%) C
15 9 (0.61%) VC++
16 7 (0.48%) PHP
16 7 (0.48%) XPath
16 7 (0.48%) Groovy
17 6 (0.41%) XAML
18 5 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (6.52%) Degree
2 27 (1.83%) ISEB
3 15 (1.02%) MBA
4 13 (0.88%) PhD
4 13 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.54%) CIMA
7 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.34%) IIBA
8 5 (0.34%) CBAP
8 5 (0.34%) ACCA
8 5 (0.34%) PMP
9 4 (0.27%) HND
9 4 (0.27%) CFA
10 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.14%) CISMP
11 2 (0.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (9.92%) EMIR
2 116 (7.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 70 (4.76%) QA
4 30 (2.04%) Basel III
5 20 (1.36%) MiFID
6 13 (0.88%) CRD IV
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.41%) SLA
8 6 (0.41%) Basel II
8 6 (0.41%) COREP
8 6 (0.41%) FINREP
8 6 (0.41%) FATCA
9 4 (0.27%) COBIT
10 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) GAAP
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.068%) GCP
12 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.068%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.61%) Control-M
3 1 (0.068%) SCCM
3 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.068%) MOM
3 1 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 265 (18.00%) Oracle
2 97 (6.59%) Sybase
3 74 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 65 (4.42%) Murex
5 61 (4.14%) DataSynapse
6 42 (2.85%) GigaSpaces
7 35 (2.38%) JBoss
8 27 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 26 (1.77%) Calypso
10 24 (1.63%) TIBCO
11 22 (1.49%) thinkFolio
12 19 (1.29%) Perforce
13 18 (1.22%) DevExpress
14 17 (1.15%) ION Trading
15 16 (1.09%) Bloomberg
15 16 (1.09%) SunGard
16 14 (0.95%) Charles River
16 14 (0.95%) Sophis
17 13 (0.88%) HP
18 12 (0.82%) Reuters
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per annum + based on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £825 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £725 - £825 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £675 - £875 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
ITHR 752
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £39000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kite Consulting Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £625 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago