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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 435 414 413
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 155 145 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 124 107
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£600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £675 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-24.33% -
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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +27 155 £600 - 32
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 133 (45.70%) Front Office
2 124 (42.61%) Banking
3 119 (40.89%) Java
4 113 (38.83%) Fixed Income
5 97 (33.33%) Finance
6 87 (29.90%) Low Latency
7 83 (28.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 81 (27.84%) SQL
9 76 (26.12%) UNIX
10 69 (23.71%) Multithreading
11 68 (23.37%) Investment Banking
12 64 (21.99%) FIX Protocol
13 63 (21.65%) C#
14 59 (20.27%) C++
15 57 (19.59%) ION Trading
16 55 (18.90%) Derivative
17 53 (18.21%) Linux
18 46 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
19 45 (15.46%) TIBCO
20 43 (14.78%) ION MarketView
21 37 (12.71%) Windows
22 36 (12.37%) OO
22 36 (12.37%) Perl
22 36 (12.37%) Equities
23 32 (11.00%) Python
24 31 (10.65%) E-Commerce
25 29 (9.97%) Reuters
26 27 (9.28%) TDD
27 26 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
28 24 (8.25%) SQL Server

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (0.69%) Confluence
1 2 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (0.69%) MTS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
2 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Office
2 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (14.78%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 5 (1.72%) RMDS
4 1 (0.34%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.81%) Firewall
2 13 (4.47%) Multicast
3 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 3 (1.03%) Extranet
3 3 (1.03%) H.323
3 3 (1.03%) ATM
3 3 (1.03%) LAN
3 3 (1.03%) WAN
3 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.69%) SSH
4 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.34%) BGP
5 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.53%) KDB
3 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.69%) OLAP
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.78%) JUnit
1 11 (3.78%) Mockito
2 10 (3.44%) TestNG
3 6 (2.06%) JIRA
3 6 (2.06%) Subversion
4 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.03%) Maven
5 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.69%) Gradle
6 2 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.34%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 133 (45.70%) Front Office
2 124 (42.61%) Banking
3 97 (33.33%) Finance
4 68 (23.37%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.09%) Back Office
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (46.74%) Developer
2 61 (20.96%) Analyst
2 61 (20.96%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.37%) Support Analyst
4 33 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 26 (8.93%) C++ Developer
6 24 (8.25%) Applications Support
7 20 (6.87%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 16 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.78%) Architect
11 11 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.09%) Linux Support
13 8 (2.75%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.41%) WPF Developer
14 7 (2.41%) Market Data Engineer
15 6 (2.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 6 (2.06%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.99%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (7.90%) Rendezvous
3 19 (6.53%) WPF
4 16 (5.50%) .NET
4 16 (5.50%) WinForms
5 14 (4.81%) Middleware
6 13 (4.47%) Spring
7 10 (3.44%) Guice
8 7 (2.41%) HTML
9 6 (2.06%) JMS
10 5 (1.72%) JNI
10 5 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.72%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.03%) XML
11 3 (1.03%) LINQ
11 3 (1.03%) WCF
11 3 (1.03%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (1.03%) HTML5
12 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (38.83%) Fixed Income
2 83 (28.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (18.90%) Derivative
4 36 (12.37%) Equities
5 22 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (6.53%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (4.81%) Grid Computing
8 10 (3.44%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.75%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.75%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.03%) Open Source
13 3 (1.03%) User Experience
14 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 76 (26.12%) UNIX
2 53 (18.21%) Linux
3 37 (12.71%) Windows
4 15 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.72%) Solaris
6 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.90%) Low Latency
2 69 (23.71%) Multithreading
3 46 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.37%) OO
5 31 (10.65%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.28%) TDD
7 26 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (7.56%) Project Management
9 21 (7.22%) Algorithmic Trading
10 19 (6.53%) Market Making
11 18 (6.19%) OOD
12 17 (5.84%) Risk Management
13 14 (4.81%) Capacity Management
13 14 (4.81%) Scrum
14 12 (4.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 12 (4.12%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.12%) Workflow
14 12 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (3.78%) Change Management
16 10 (3.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 119 (40.89%) Java
2 81 (27.84%) SQL
3 63 (21.65%) C#
4 59 (20.27%) C++
5 36 (12.37%) Perl
6 32 (11.00%) Python
7 14 (4.81%) Assembly Language
8 10 (3.44%) C
9 9 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.41%) Korn
11 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.03%) VBA
13 3 (1.03%) AWK
13 3 (1.03%) C-shell
14 2 (0.69%) Ruby
14 2 (0.69%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.69%) VC++
14 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (6.87%) Degree
2 3 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) CCIE
3 1 (0.34%) CCNP
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.34%) MCSE
3 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) NFS
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.15%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.69%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) Nagios
2 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 57 (19.59%) ION Trading
2 45 (15.46%) TIBCO
3 29 (9.97%) Reuters
4 21 (7.22%) Sybase
5 19 (6.53%) Bloomberg
6 18 (6.19%) MarketAxess
7 15 (5.15%) Oracle
7 15 (5.15%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.12%) eSpeed
9 10 (3.44%) Syncfusion
10 9 (3.09%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.09%) Tradeweb
10 9 (3.09%) Trayport
10 9 (3.09%) 29West
11 5 (1.72%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.37%) Cisco
13 3 (1.03%) Perforce
13 3 (1.03%) Citrix
14 2 (0.69%) SunGard
15 1 (0.34%) Remedy
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