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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 176 144 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -56
Contract jobs citing Derivative 589 705 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.49% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 4.71% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 560 704
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
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 £240 £245
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 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 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 27 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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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 -19 561 £550 -3.08% 147
South East -25 15 £300 +0.84% 8
North West -10 6 £294 -14.23% 1
South West - 3 £425 -
East of England - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 542 (43.53%) Banking
2 512 (41.12%) Front Office
3 460 (36.95%) Finance
4 381 (30.60%) Java
5 371 (29.80%) SQL
6 359 (28.84%) Investment Banking
7 286 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
8 272 (21.85%) Equities
9 263 (21.12%) Fixed Income
10 262 (21.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 261 (20.96%) Equity Derivative
12 253 (20.32%) C#
13 235 (18.88%) UNIX
14 179 (14.38%) OO
15 174 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
16 173 (13.90%) C++
17 159 (12.77%) .NET
18 133 (10.68%) Oracle
19 131 (10.52%) Linux
19 131 (10.52%) Multithreading
20 126 (10.12%) Python
21 122 (9.80%) XML
21 122 (9.80%) TDD
22 119 (9.56%) Credit Derivative
22 119 (9.56%) Business Analysis
23 118 (9.48%) SQL Server
24 108 (8.67%) Data Modelling
25 101 (8.11%) Risk Management
26 100 (8.03%) Back Office
26 100 (8.03%) Project Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (1.93%) WebSphere
2 16 (1.29%) WebLogic
2 16 (1.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.72%) Apache
5 8 (0.64%) Confluence
5 8 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.56%) Node.js
6 7 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.32%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.080%) Lync
10 1 (0.080%) IIS
10 1 (0.080%) Documentum
10 1 (0.080%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.080%) FileNet
Applications
1 61 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.69%) MS Office
3 18 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.37%) MS Project
5 13 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.16%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.080%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (2.65%) Markit EDM
2 28 (2.25%) thinkFolio
3 25 (2.01%) Summit
4 21 (1.69%) ION MarketView
5 13 (1.04%) SunGard GMI
6 11 (0.88%) LatentZero
7 9 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.64%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.24%) RMDS
10 3 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.24%) Global One
11 2 (0.16%) Tesseract
11 2 (0.16%) Minerva
12 1 (0.080%) LongView
12 1 (0.080%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.080%) PaaS
2 1 (0.080%) IaaS
2 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.72%) HTTP
2 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.24%) Firewall
4 2 (0.16%) DNS
4 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.080%) Internet
5 1 (0.080%) DSL
5 1 (0.080%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.080%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 50 (4.02%) RDBMS
4 31 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 28 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.01%) DB2
7 23 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.69%) MS Access
9 16 (1.29%) Big Data
10 15 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.96%) HBase
12 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.64%) Pentaho
12 8 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.64%) Ingres
13 7 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 53 (4.26%) Subversion
2 51 (4.10%) Ant
3 50 (4.02%) JIRA
4 43 (3.45%) Maven
5 40 (3.21%) JUnit
6 36 (2.89%) NUnit
7 35 (2.81%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.49%) ClearCase
9 29 (2.33%) CruiseControl
10 28 (2.25%) GoogleTest
11 27 (2.17%) CppUnit
12 22 (1.77%) Rational Rose
13 16 (1.29%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.88%) ProC
14 11 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.80%) Git (software)
16 9 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.72%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.56%) Mockito
17 7 (0.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 542 (43.53%) Banking
2 512 (41.12%) Front Office
3 460 (36.95%) Finance
4 359 (28.84%) Investment Banking
5 100 (8.03%) Back Office
6 40 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.93%) Legal
8 20 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.29%) Retail
10 13 (1.04%) French Language
11 11 (0.88%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Advertising
14 2 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.080%) Automotive
15 1 (0.080%) Marketing
15 1 (0.080%) German Language
15 1 (0.080%) International Banking
15 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 558 (44.82%) Developer
2 419 (33.65%) Analyst
3 268 (21.53%) Business Analyst
4 214 (17.19%) Java Developer
5 114 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 74 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 63 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 59 (4.74%) Support Analyst
9 57 (4.58%) C++ Developer
10 46 (3.69%) Applications Support
11 34 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 34 (2.73%) RAD Developer
12 31 (2.49%) Excel Developer
13 29 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (2.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.01%) Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.01%) Programmer
16 24 (1.93%) Python Developer
17 23 (1.85%) Analyst Programmer
17 23 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (12.77%) .NET
2 122 (9.80%) XML
3 86 (6.91%) WPF
4 62 (4.98%) Spring
5 58 (4.66%) WCF
6 56 (4.50%) FIX Protocol
7 44 (3.53%) HTML
8 40 (3.21%) JMS
9 36 (2.89%) Web Services
9 36 (2.89%) FpML
10 35 (2.81%) RESTful
11 31 (2.49%) HTML5
11 31 (2.49%) Hibernate
11 31 (2.49%) WinForms
11 31 (2.49%) REST
12 30 (2.41%) SOAP
12 30 (2.41%) .NET Framework
13 24 (1.93%) Swing
14 22 (1.77%) JDBC
15 21 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 272 (21.85%) Equities
2 263 (21.12%) Fixed Income
3 262 (21.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 261 (20.96%) Equity Derivative
5 174 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (9.56%) Credit Derivative
7 67 (5.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 61 (4.90%) Computer Science
9 49 (3.94%) Mathematics
10 32 (2.57%) Market Risk
11 25 (2.01%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (1.45%) Reference Data
15 15 (1.20%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.12%) Hedge funds
17 13 (1.04%) SWIFT
18 11 (0.88%) iSeries
18 11 (0.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 235 (18.88%) UNIX
2 131 (10.52%) Linux
3 72 (5.78%) Windows
4 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.24%) Solaris
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.080%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.080%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (14.38%) OO
3 131 (10.52%) Multithreading
4 122 (9.80%) TDD
5 119 (9.56%) Business Analysis
6 108 (8.67%) Data Modelling
7 101 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 100 (8.03%) Project Management
9 79 (6.35%) Workflow
9 79 (6.35%) Analytics
10 70 (5.62%) Asset Management
11 69 (5.54%) Electronic Trading
12 62 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (4.42%) RAD
14 54 (4.34%) Low Latency
15 53 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (4.18%) OOD
16 52 (4.18%) Data Analysis
17 50 (4.02%) SOA
18 49 (3.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 381 (30.60%) Java
2 371 (29.80%) SQL
3 253 (20.32%) C#
4 173 (13.90%) C++
5 126 (10.12%) Python
6 80 (6.43%) VBA
7 67 (5.38%) Perl
8 54 (4.34%) JavaScript
9 34 (2.73%) C
9 34 (2.73%) Scala
10 28 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.29%) VB
13 12 (0.96%) Golang
13 12 (0.96%) Korn
14 10 (0.80%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.72%) RPG IV
15 9 (0.72%) XAML
15 9 (0.72%) RPG
Qualifications
1 99 (7.95%) Degree
2 29 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.04%) ISEB
5 7 (0.56%) CFA
5 7 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.080%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.58%) QA
2 45 (3.61%) EMIR
3 35 (2.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.80%) MiFID
5 6 (0.48%) Basel III
5 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) FATCA
7 2 (0.16%) COREP
8 1 (0.080%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.080%) SLA
8 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.080%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 18 (1.45%) Control-M
4 8 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) Oozie
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Puppet
6 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (10.68%) Oracle
2 78 (6.27%) Sybase
3 63 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.26%) Murex
5 37 (2.97%) Bloomberg
6 30 (2.41%) ION Trading
7 29 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 23 (1.85%) Tradeweb
9 22 (1.77%) DevExpress
9 22 (1.77%) Calypso
10 19 (1.53%) IBM
11 17 (1.37%) SunGard
12 15 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 15 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.96%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.88%) Sophis
15 10 (0.80%) MarketAxess
15 10 (0.80%) Informatica
16 9 (0.72%) Charles River
16 9 (0.72%) Reuters
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £0 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago