The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 452 384 373
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -11
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 177 233 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 191 193
Median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in England

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the England region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in England

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in England

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the England region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in England

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 -53 175 £625 +4.16% 62
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 247 (57.98%) Front Office
2 225 (52.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 178 (41.78%) C#
4 168 (39.44%) Multithreading
5 167 (39.20%) Low Latency
6 157 (36.85%) Java
7 150 (35.21%) Finance
8 148 (34.74%) Banking
9 135 (31.69%) C++
10 121 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
11 114 (26.76%) Fixed Income
12 113 (26.53%) Unix
13 109 (25.59%) Investment Banking
14 108 (25.35%) Linux
15 103 (24.18%) WPF
16 100 (23.47%) SQL
17 87 (20.42%) FIX Protocol
18 75 (17.61%) Equities
19 74 (17.37%) Risk Management
20 63 (14.79%) ION Trading
20 63 (14.79%) .NET
21 56 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (12.91%) TIBCO
23 51 (11.97%) SQL Server
24 50 (11.74%) Oracle
24 50 (11.74%) Python
25 48 (11.27%) Algorithmic Trading
26 46 (10.80%) Rendezvous
27 44 (10.33%) Market Making
28 43 (10.09%) SDLC

Electronic Trading
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 7 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (0.94%) Apache
2 4 (0.94%) Node.js
2 4 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.70%) Confluence
3 3 (0.70%) JBoss
3 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) GemFire
4 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (9.15%) ION MarketView
2 34 (7.98%) RMDS
3 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.23%) Eikon
4 1 (0.23%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) Global One
4 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.28%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.16%) Firewall
3 14 (3.29%) Multicast
4 5 (1.17%) VPN
5 4 (0.94%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) BGP
7 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.47%) LDAP
7 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.47%) SAN
7 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) NGN
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.94%) KDB
4 4 (0.94%) OLAP
5 2 (0.47%) DB2
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) Tick Data
6 1 (0.23%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (5.63%) NUnit
1 24 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.52%) Subversion
4 13 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.35%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.11%) JIRA
7 7 (1.64%) JUnit
8 5 (1.17%) Maven
8 5 (1.17%) Mockito
8 5 (1.17%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.94%) Grunt
9 4 (0.94%) jMock
10 3 (0.70%) Hudson
10 3 (0.70%) Mocha
10 3 (0.70%) Moq
10 3 (0.70%) NuGet
10 3 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.70%) Selenium
10 3 (0.70%) TestNG
General
1 247 (57.98%) Front Office
2 150 (35.21%) Finance
3 148 (34.74%) Banking
4 109 (25.59%) Investment Banking
5 26 (6.10%) Back Office
6 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Legal
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 257 (60.33%) Developer
2 100 (23.47%) Java Developer
3 90 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 79 (18.54%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 64 (15.02%) C++ Developer
6 60 (14.08%) Analyst
7 34 (7.98%) Front Office Developer
8 33 (7.75%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 33 (7.75%) WPF Developer
9 32 (7.51%) C# WPF Developer
10 31 (7.28%) Applications Support
11 29 (6.81%) Business Analyst
12 27 (6.34%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 27 (6.34%) Senior Developer
13 25 (5.87%) Support Analyst
14 22 (5.16%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
15 20 (4.69%) Software Engineer
16 19 (4.46%) .NET Developer
16 19 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (24.18%) WPF
2 87 (20.42%) FIX Protocol
3 63 (14.79%) .NET
4 46 (10.80%) Rendezvous
5 40 (9.39%) WinForms
6 20 (4.69%) Reactive Extensions
7 19 (4.46%) XML
8 18 (4.23%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.99%) HTML
9 17 (3.99%) Middleware
10 16 (3.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 16 (3.76%) HTML5
10 16 (3.76%) STL
11 9 (2.11%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.88%) Web Services
13 7 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (1.64%) Spring
13 7 (1.64%) Swing
13 7 (1.64%) XSD
13 7 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 225 (52.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 121 (28.40%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (26.76%) Fixed Income
4 75 (17.61%) Equities
5 31 (7.28%) Computer Science
5 31 (7.28%) Derivative
6 30 (7.04%) User Experience
7 18 (4.23%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.82%) Fintech
8 12 (2.82%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.11%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.41%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.17%) Eurex
12 5 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.17%) Physics
13 3 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 113 (26.53%) Unix
2 108 (25.35%) Linux
3 26 (6.10%) Windows
4 15 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (39.44%) Multithreading
2 167 (39.20%) Low Latency
3 74 (17.37%) Risk Management
4 56 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (11.27%) Algorithmic Trading
6 44 (10.33%) Market Making
7 43 (10.09%) OO
7 43 (10.09%) SDLC
8 42 (9.86%) MVVM
9 32 (7.51%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.81%) Performance Optimisation
11 28 (6.57%) TDD
12 27 (6.34%) Migration
12 27 (6.34%) OOD
13 26 (6.10%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.69%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.46%) Project Management
16 18 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (3.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (41.78%) C#
2 157 (36.85%) Java
3 135 (31.69%) C++
4 100 (23.47%) SQL
5 50 (11.74%) Python
6 37 (8.69%) Perl
7 21 (4.93%) XAML
8 13 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.88%) C
10 8 (1.88%) VBA
11 6 (1.41%) PHP
11 6 (1.41%) Ruby
12 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.94%) VB
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
15 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (7.28%) Degree
2 8 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.69%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) MiFID
3 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.47%) EMIR
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) NFS
2 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.88%) Puppet
3 6 (1.41%) Nagios
4 3 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.70%) Icinga
4 3 (0.70%) logstash
4 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 63 (14.79%) ION Trading
2 55 (12.91%) TIBCO
3 50 (11.74%) Oracle
4 33 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 32 (7.51%) Reuters
6 15 (3.52%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.29%) Splunk
8 13 (3.05%) Sybase
9 11 (2.58%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.64%) Syncfusion
11 6 (1.41%) Currenex
11 6 (1.41%) Solace
11 6 (1.41%) Trayport
12 5 (1.17%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.17%) Citrix
12 5 (1.17%) Radianz
13 4 (0.94%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.94%) eSpeed
14 3 (0.70%) MarketAxess
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