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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 494 437 371
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -66
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 118 147 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 112 162
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
42136 38521 36276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.14% 76.50% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27975 24282 22738
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1131 1078 1017
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -20 117 £563 +2.27% 34
East Midlands -11 1 £463 +5.71% 6
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Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 139 (52.26%) Front Office
2 125 (46.99%) Finance
3 107 (40.23%) Banking
4 91 (34.21%) Java
5 90 (33.83%) SQL
6 88 (33.08%) UNIX
6 88 (33.08%) Linux
7 85 (31.95%) Equities
8 81 (30.45%) C#
9 78 (29.32%) FIX Protocol
10 74 (27.82%) Low Latency
11 72 (27.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 66 (24.81%) Investment Banking
13 65 (24.44%) Multithreading
14 62 (23.31%) Fixed Income
15 58 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (17.67%) Derivative
17 44 (16.54%) C++
17 44 (16.54%) Perl
18 40 (15.04%) SQL Server
18 40 (15.04%) Risk Management
19 39 (14.66%) Sybase
20 36 (13.53%) Relational Database
21 35 (13.16%) .NET
22 34 (12.78%) WPF
23 32 (12.03%) Python
24 31 (11.65%) Windows
24 31 (11.65%) Algorithmic Trading
24 31 (11.65%) SDLC
25 28 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.26%) MTS
2 2 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) MS Project
3 3 (1.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (10.15%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.13%) RMDS
3 1 (0.38%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.38%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.52%) Firewall
2 14 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.89%) Multicast
4 8 (3.01%) LAN
5 7 (2.63%) WAN
5 7 (2.63%) VPN
6 4 (1.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) MPLS
7 1 (0.38%) OSPF
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.38%) RSVP
7 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.38%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.38%) Unicast
7 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.38%) VPLS
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.77%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.88%) KDB
7 5 (1.88%) OLAP
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) HBase
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (3.01%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.63%) Subversion
3 4 (1.50%) Maven
3 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.13%) Selenium
5 2 (0.75%) JIRA
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.38%) Introscope
6 1 (0.38%) jMock
6 1 (0.38%) JUnit
6 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.38%) NuGet
6 1 (0.38%) Gradle
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (52.26%) Front Office
2 125 (46.99%) Finance
3 107 (40.23%) Banking
4 66 (24.81%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.14%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (41.73%) Developer
2 66 (24.81%) Analyst
3 44 (16.54%) Java Developer
4 40 (15.04%) C# Developer
5 26 (9.77%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.40%) C++ Developer
7 22 (8.27%) Applications Support
8 19 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 18 (6.77%) Analyst Programmer
9 18 (6.77%) Programmer
10 17 (6.39%) Java Programmer
10 17 (6.39%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 16 (6.02%) WPF Developer
12 15 (5.64%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.51%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 8 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.32%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (13.16%) .NET
3 34 (12.78%) WPF
4 19 (7.14%) WinForms
5 13 (4.89%) Rendezvous
6 12 (4.51%) XML
6 12 (4.51%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.76%) Reactive Extensions
8 9 (3.38%) Middleware
8 9 (3.38%) Spring
9 7 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (2.26%) STL
11 5 (1.88%) XSD
11 5 (1.88%) XSLT
12 4 (1.50%) HTML
12 4 (1.50%) JNI
13 3 (1.13%) Web Services
13 3 (1.13%) Ultra Messaging
14 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (31.95%) Equities
2 72 (27.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (23.31%) Fixed Income
4 58 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (17.67%) Derivative
6 24 (9.02%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.51%) N-Tier
8 10 (3.76%) Eurex
9 8 (3.01%) Hedge funds
10 7 (2.63%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.88%) PMI
12 5 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.50%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.75%) VWAP
14 2 (0.75%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.08%) UNIX
1 88 (33.08%) Linux
2 31 (11.65%) Windows
3 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) SUSE
5 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.82%) Low Latency
2 65 (24.44%) Multithreading
3 40 (15.04%) Risk Management
4 31 (11.65%) Algorithmic Trading
4 31 (11.65%) SDLC
5 28 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (9.77%) OO
7 25 (9.40%) Project Management
8 22 (8.27%) Market Making
9 17 (6.39%) OOD
10 15 (5.64%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (4.89%) Analytics
12 13 (4.89%) TDD
13 11 (4.14%) Migration
13 11 (4.14%) MVVM
14 10 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (3.76%) Business Analysis
14 10 (3.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.21%) Java
2 90 (33.83%) SQL
3 81 (30.45%) C#
4 44 (16.54%) C++
4 44 (16.54%) Perl
5 32 (12.03%) Python
6 16 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.64%) VB
8 12 (4.51%) C
9 11 (4.14%) PHP
10 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.50%) VBA
13 3 (1.13%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.75%) Korn
15 1 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.38%) AWK
15 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.38%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.38%) CCNP
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) MiFID
1 4 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) EMIR
2 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (2.63%) logstash
2 7 (2.63%) Icinga
2 7 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (14.66%) Sybase
2 27 (10.15%) ION Trading
3 25 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.65%) TIBCO
5 21 (7.89%) Bloomberg
6 15 (5.64%) Reuters
6 15 (5.64%) Oracle
7 14 (5.26%) Citrix
8 13 (4.89%) Tradeweb
9 11 (4.14%) MarketAxess
9 11 (4.14%) eSpeed
10 9 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.38%) Splunk
11 7 (2.63%) Currenex
12 5 (1.88%) Trayport
12 5 (1.88%) VMware
13 3 (1.13%) DevExpress
13 3 (1.13%) Syncfusion
14 2 (0.75%) Radianz
14 2 (0.75%) BT
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