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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 159 126 100
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Contract jobs citing Derivative 637 738 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.66% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 5.26% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 579 672
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £561
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £37.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.85%
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
14081 14023 12433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.49% 31.50% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8990 8805 7549
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 583 745
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -13 621 £550 -4.34% 126
South East -18 13 £305 -0.75% 5
North West -8 1 £313 -26.47% 2
South West -18 1 £418 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 510 (43.37%) Banking
2 489 (41.58%) Front Office
3 444 (37.76%) Finance
4 366 (31.12%) SQL
5 361 (30.70%) Java
6 344 (29.25%) Investment Banking
7 288 (24.49%) Fixed Income
8 264 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 251 (21.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 238 (20.24%) Equities
11 225 (19.13%) C#
12 214 (18.20%) Equity Derivative
13 205 (17.43%) UNIX
14 176 (14.97%) Oracle
15 173 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
16 171 (14.54%) C++
17 169 (14.37%) Credit Derivative
18 156 (13.27%) OO
19 142 (12.07%) XML
20 139 (11.82%) Linux
21 125 (10.63%) .NET
22 121 (10.29%) Python
23 120 (10.20%) Business Analysis
24 116 (9.86%) Multithreading
25 106 (9.01%) TDD
26 103 (8.76%) Risk Management
27 98 (8.33%) Analytics
28 97 (8.25%) Windows
29 95 (8.08%) SQL Server
29 95 (8.08%) Back Office

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (1.87%) WebSphere
2 16 (1.36%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.60%) Node.js
5 7 (0.60%) Confluence
6 6 (0.51%) Apache
7 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.085%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.085%) FileNet
9 1 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.085%) Documentum
9 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.085%) Jetty
9 1 (0.085%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.085%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.87%) MS Office
3 21 (1.79%) MS Project
4 18 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.87%) ION MarketView
2 20 (1.70%) Markit EDM
3 17 (1.45%) Summit
4 15 (1.28%) SunGard GMI
5 9 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
6 8 (0.68%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.60%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.34%) Endur
8 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.26%) RMDS
9 3 (0.26%) Global One
9 3 (0.26%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.26%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.085%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.085%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.085%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.17%) PaaS
3 2 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.43%) HTTP
1 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.26%) DNS
2 3 (0.26%) SNMP
3 2 (0.17%) NFC
3 2 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.085%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.085%) Intranet
4 1 (0.085%) SAN
4 1 (0.085%) Multicast
4 1 (0.085%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.085%) NAS
4 1 (0.085%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 92 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 38 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 24 (2.04%) DB2
6 20 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.11%) Big Data
7 13 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.02%) MS Access
9 11 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.94%) HBase
10 10 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.77%) KDB
12 8 (0.68%) Ingres
13 6 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (4.59%) Subversion
2 48 (4.08%) Ant
3 43 (3.66%) JUnit
4 39 (3.32%) Maven
5 37 (3.15%) JIRA
6 36 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.98%) CruiseControl
8 23 (1.96%) NUnit
9 20 (1.70%) Git (software)
9 20 (1.70%) ClearCase
10 18 (1.53%) GoogleTest
10 18 (1.53%) CppUnit
11 14 (1.19%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.19%) Rational Rose
12 10 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.77%) ProC
14 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.60%) ClearQuest
16 6 (0.51%) Mockito
16 6 (0.51%) jMock
General
1 510 (43.37%) Banking
2 489 (41.58%) Front Office
3 444 (37.76%) Finance
4 344 (29.25%) Investment Banking
5 95 (8.08%) Back Office
6 32 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.47%) Legal
8 13 (1.11%) Retail
9 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.51%) French Language
11 4 (0.34%) Advertising
12 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Games
13 2 (0.17%) Marketing
13 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.085%) German Language
14 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.085%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (43.88%) Developer
2 393 (33.42%) Analyst
3 240 (20.41%) Business Analyst
4 201 (17.09%) Java Developer
5 97 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 67 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 61 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 58 (4.93%) C++ Developer
8 58 (4.93%) Applications Support
9 47 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 33 (2.81%) Banking Business Analyst
11 31 (2.64%) Python Developer
12 30 (2.55%) Excel Developer
13 29 (2.47%) Test Analyst
14 26 (2.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.13%) VBA Developer
15 25 (2.13%) RAD Developer
16 24 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
16 24 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
17 23 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (12.07%) XML
2 125 (10.63%) .NET
3 74 (6.29%) WPF
4 59 (5.02%) Spring
5 54 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (3.49%) Web Services
6 41 (3.49%) WCF
7 40 (3.40%) Hibernate
8 35 (2.98%) HTML
9 34 (2.89%) FpML
9 34 (2.89%) XSLT
10 33 (2.81%) JMS
11 32 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 30 (2.55%) STL
12 30 (2.55%) Swing
13 28 (2.38%) JDBC
14 27 (2.30%) REST
15 25 (2.13%) RESTful
16 24 (2.04%) HTML5
16 24 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 288 (24.49%) Fixed Income
2 251 (21.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 238 (20.24%) Equities
4 214 (18.20%) Equity Derivative
5 173 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 169 (14.37%) Credit Derivative
7 71 (6.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 57 (4.85%) Credit Risk
9 45 (3.83%) Computer Science
10 37 (3.15%) Mathematics
11 35 (2.98%) Market Risk
12 27 (2.30%) Grid Computing
13 26 (2.21%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.70%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.53%) Reference Data
16 17 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
17 15 (1.28%) Open Source
18 12 (1.02%) SWIFT
19 11 (0.94%) Economics
19 11 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 205 (17.43%) UNIX
2 139 (11.82%) Linux
3 97 (8.25%) Windows
4 13 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 11 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.26%) Solaris
7 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.085%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (13.27%) OO
3 120 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 116 (9.86%) Multithreading
5 106 (9.01%) TDD
6 103 (8.76%) Risk Management
7 98 (8.33%) Analytics
8 94 (7.99%) Project Management
9 77 (6.55%) Data Modelling
10 71 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 63 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 57 (4.85%) Electronic Trading
13 56 (4.76%) Asset Management
14 54 (4.59%) Workflow
15 49 (4.17%) Low Latency
16 46 (3.91%) Migration
17 44 (3.74%) SOA
18 42 (3.57%) UML
18 42 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (3.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 366 (31.12%) SQL
2 361 (30.70%) Java
3 225 (19.13%) C#
4 171 (14.54%) C++
5 121 (10.29%) Python
6 72 (6.12%) Perl
7 68 (5.78%) VBA
8 47 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 30 (2.55%) Scala
10 25 (2.13%) C
11 24 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.45%) PHP
14 13 (1.11%) Korn
14 13 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.11%) VB
14 13 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.77%) RPG
15 9 (0.77%) RPG IV
15 9 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (6.46%) Degree
2 18 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.77%) ISEB
5 7 (0.60%) CFA
6 5 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.34%) PhD
7 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.26%) PMP
8 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.085%) CIMA
9 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.085%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.42%) QA
2 49 (4.17%) EMIR
3 40 (3.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (1.36%) Basel III
5 11 (0.94%) MiFID
6 8 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.26%) Basel II
7 3 (0.26%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) UCITS
9 1 (0.085%) COREP
9 1 (0.085%) FATCA
9 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.085%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.45%) Control-M
3 15 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.60%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 176 (14.97%) Oracle
2 68 (5.78%) Sybase
3 58 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 51 (4.34%) Murex
5 35 (2.98%) Bloomberg
6 32 (2.72%) ION Trading
7 31 (2.64%) TIBCO
8 29 (2.47%) thinkFolio
9 27 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.21%) Calypso
11 19 (1.62%) SunGard
11 19 (1.62%) Tradeweb
12 16 (1.36%) IBM
13 12 (1.02%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.02%) Informatica
14 11 (0.94%) DataSynapse
14 11 (0.94%) Fidessa
14 11 (0.94%) DevExpress
15 10 (0.85%) HP
15 10 (0.85%) Infragistics
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £475 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago