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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 255 200 169
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -31
Contract jobs citing Derivative 457 559 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.10% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 3.43% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 412 550
Median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £32.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 - £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 - £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00
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
16602 16298 16597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.57% 32.18% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10929 10019 10276
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 619 727
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 446 £550 - 75
South East -14 5 £275 -8.33% 1
South West -1 2 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 511 (53.28%) Finance
2 435 (45.36%) Banking
3 373 (38.89%) Front Office
4 282 (29.41%) SQL
5 279 (29.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 272 (28.36%) Investment Banking
7 241 (25.13%) Fixed Income
8 222 (23.15%) C#
9 214 (22.31%) Java
10 198 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
11 192 (20.02%) Equities
12 140 (14.60%) Equity Derivative
12 140 (14.60%) Risk Management
13 136 (14.18%) Multithreading
14 133 (13.87%) C++
15 130 (13.56%) Unix
16 120 (12.51%) Oracle
17 116 (12.10%) TDD
18 111 (11.57%) .NET
19 109 (11.37%) Credit Derivative
20 108 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
21 103 (10.74%) Project Management
22 101 (10.53%) SQL Server
23 99 (10.32%) OO
24 96 (10.01%) Linux
25 93 (9.70%) Business Analysis
26 92 (9.59%) Windows
27 88 (9.18%) Python
27 88 (9.18%) Murex
28 86 (8.97%) Credit Risk

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 26 (2.71%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.19%) Confluence
4 18 (1.88%) Jetty
5 11 (1.15%) Apache
6 7 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.73%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.52%) Mule
7 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.42%) GemFire
9 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.10%) CMS
11 1 (0.10%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
11 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.94%) HipChat
5 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.52%) MS Project
7 4 (0.42%) MS Office
8 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (2.19%) Summit
2 14 (1.46%) Endur
3 13 (1.36%) Front Arena
3 13 (1.36%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.25%) ION MarketView
5 11 (1.15%) SunGard GMI
6 6 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.52%) Algo Collateral
7 5 (0.52%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 4 (0.42%) HFM
8 4 (0.42%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
9 3 (0.31%) RMDS
10 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.21%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.21%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.21%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
11 1 (0.10%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.15%) Firewall
2 11 (1.15%) SSH
3 9 (0.94%) HTTP
3 9 (0.94%) SAN
3 9 (0.94%) SSL
4 8 (0.83%) VPN
4 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.73%) LAN
5 7 (0.73%) NAS
6 6 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.42%) Multicast
7 4 (0.42%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.21%) BGP
8 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.21%) Internet
8 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.21%) SDH
9 1 (0.10%) DSL
9 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.09%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.94%) MySQL
9 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.63%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.52%) Big Data
12 5 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.52%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (5.42%) Subversion
2 43 (4.48%) JIRA
3 41 (4.28%) Maven
4 39 (4.07%) ClearCase
5 38 (3.96%) NUnit
6 33 (3.44%) Ant
6 33 (3.44%) GoogleTest
7 31 (3.23%) CppUnit
8 18 (1.88%) IntelliJ
8 18 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.67%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.56%) Selenium
12 14 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.36%) HP UFT
14 12 (1.25%) Git (software)
15 11 (1.15%) JUnit
16 8 (0.83%) ClearQuest
16 8 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
17 7 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 511 (53.28%) Finance
2 435 (45.36%) Banking
3 373 (38.89%) Front Office
4 272 (28.36%) Investment Banking
5 65 (6.78%) Back Office
6 44 (4.59%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.77%) Legal
8 9 (0.94%) General Ledger
9 8 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
10 6 (0.63%) French Language
10 6 (0.63%) Retail
10 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.52%) Advertising
12 4 (0.42%) Electronics
12 4 (0.42%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 398 (41.50%) Developer
2 292 (30.45%) Analyst
3 217 (22.63%) Business Analyst
4 137 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 113 (11.78%) C# Developer
6 83 (8.65%) Project Manager
7 75 (7.82%) Senior Developer
8 60 (6.26%) Front Office Developer
9 59 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 54 (5.63%) Risk Analyst
11 51 (5.32%) SQL Developer
12 49 (5.11%) .NET Developer
13 48 (5.01%) Banking Analyst
13 48 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
14 46 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (4.69%) C++ Developer
15 45 (4.69%) Derivatives Business Analyst
16 44 (4.59%) Risk Business Analyst
17 43 (4.48%) Senior Business Analyst
18 41 (4.28%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.57%) .NET
2 71 (7.40%) Spring
3 57 (5.94%) XML
4 55 (5.74%) HTML
5 47 (4.90%) FIX Protocol
6 38 (3.96%) WPF
7 35 (3.65%) AngularJS
7 35 (3.65%) HTML5
8 30 (3.13%) CSS
8 30 (3.13%) JMS
9 24 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 24 (2.50%) STL
10 22 (2.29%) FpML
10 22 (2.29%) REST
11 20 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (1.88%) Middleware
14 17 (1.77%) ATL
14 17 (1.77%) J2EE
14 17 (1.77%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 279 (29.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 241 (25.13%) Fixed Income
3 192 (20.02%) Equities
4 140 (14.60%) Equity Derivative
5 109 (11.37%) Credit Derivative
6 108 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (8.97%) Credit Risk
8 80 (8.34%) Market Risk
9 57 (5.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 42 (4.38%) Mathematics
11 29 (3.02%) Grid Computing
12 26 (2.71%) Computer Science
13 25 (2.61%) Hedge funds
14 22 (2.29%) Reference Data
15 15 (1.56%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.04%) Fintech
16 10 (1.04%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.04%) SWIFT
17 9 (0.94%) Physics
18 8 (0.83%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.56%) Unix
2 96 (10.01%) Linux
3 92 (9.59%) Windows
4 20 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.15%) CentOS
6 10 (1.04%) Solaris
7 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.31%) AIX
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (14.60%) Risk Management
3 136 (14.18%) Multithreading
4 116 (12.10%) TDD
5 103 (10.74%) Project Management
6 99 (10.32%) OO
7 93 (9.70%) Business Analysis
8 76 (7.92%) Migration
9 75 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 70 (7.30%) Asset Management
11 68 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
13 55 (5.74%) Configuration Management
14 54 (5.63%) Software Engineering
15 52 (5.42%) SDLC
16 51 (5.32%) UML
17 50 (5.21%) Use Case
18 49 (5.11%) Integration Testing
18 49 (5.11%) OOD
18 49 (5.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 282 (29.41%) SQL
2 222 (23.15%) C#
3 214 (22.31%) Java
4 133 (13.87%) C++
5 88 (9.18%) Python
6 57 (5.94%) VBA
7 47 (4.90%) Perl
8 40 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 35 (3.65%) C
10 27 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.19%) VB
12 20 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.88%) Scala
14 17 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.77%) VC++
15 16 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.94%) Haskell
16 9 (0.94%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (7.51%) Degree
2 30 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.61%) PhD
4 19 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) ISEB
6 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) CCA
8 3 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) RHCE
10 1 (0.10%) ACCA
10 1 (0.10%) APMP
10 1 (0.10%) CIMA
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.51%) QA
2 71 (7.40%) MiFID
3 44 (4.59%) EMIR
4 41 (4.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.25%) SLA
6 10 (1.04%) AIFMD
6 10 (1.04%) UCITS
7 8 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.83%) FATCA
8 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.42%) Basel III
10 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.10%) COREP
11 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.52%) oVirt
4 3 (0.31%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) iptables
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.21%) Postfix
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.56%) Control-M
3 8 (0.83%) Puppet
4 7 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.52%) Nagios
6 5 (0.52%) Salt
7 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.31%) AppDNA
8 3 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.10%) Ansible
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) logstash
10 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 120 (12.51%) Oracle
2 88 (9.18%) Murex
3 81 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 62 (6.47%) Calypso
5 49 (5.11%) Sybase
6 32 (3.34%) Bloomberg
7 30 (3.13%) DataSynapse
7 30 (3.13%) ION Trading
8 20 (2.09%) SunGard
8 20 (2.09%) TIBCO
9 16 (1.67%) Charles River
10 15 (1.56%) Fidessa
10 15 (1.56%) VMware
11 14 (1.46%) Reuters
12 13 (1.36%) HP
12 13 (1.36%) OpenLink
13 11 (1.15%) IBM
14 10 (1.04%) Algorithmics
15 9 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.83%) Informatica
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