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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 453 379 434
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +55
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 126 183 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 152 113
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 -
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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 121 £575 - 33
East Midlands +1 4 £438 +2.94%
South East -12 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 123 (43.01%) Front Office
2 120 (41.96%) Banking
3 115 (40.21%) UNIX
4 109 (38.11%) Java
4 109 (38.11%) SQL
5 105 (36.71%) Low Latency
6 98 (34.27%) Linux
7 95 (33.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 95 (33.22%) Finance
8 94 (32.87%) Fixed Income
9 76 (26.57%) Investment Banking
10 72 (25.17%) Perl
11 65 (22.73%) Multithreading
12 61 (21.33%) Python
13 59 (20.63%) C#
14 55 (19.23%) C++
15 54 (18.88%) TIBCO
16 52 (18.18%) Rendezvous
17 49 (17.13%) Windows
18 46 (16.08%) Oracle
18 46 (16.08%) Equities
19 45 (15.73%) Reuters
20 43 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 39 (13.64%) Red Hat
21 39 (13.64%) Project Management
22 38 (13.29%) Derivative
23 37 (12.94%) MarketAxess
23 37 (12.94%) Algorithmic Trading
24 34 (11.89%) FIX Protocol

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (1.40%) TIBCO EMS
1 4 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.15%) MS Office
2 5 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (8.39%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.50%) RMDS
3 7 (2.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.84%) Firewall
2 28 (9.79%) Multicast
3 10 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.10%) HTTP
5 5 (1.75%) LAN
5 5 (1.75%) WAN
5 5 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.40%) H.323
6 4 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.40%) ATM
6 4 (1.40%) Internet
6 4 (1.40%) Extranet
7 2 (0.70%) SSH
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) BGP
8 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.34%) KDB
3 8 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.70%) MySQL
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.80%) JUnit
2 5 (1.75%) Maven
2 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.40%) Subversion
4 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.05%) Mockito
4 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.70%) JIRA
5 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.70%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.70%) jMock
5 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.70%) Gradle
6 1 (0.35%) TestNG
6 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 123 (43.01%) Front Office
2 120 (41.96%) Banking
3 95 (33.22%) Finance
4 76 (26.57%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.85%) Back Office
6 7 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (41.96%) Developer
2 65 (22.73%) Analyst
3 55 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 32 (11.19%) Support Analyst
5 30 (10.49%) Applications Support
5 30 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 21 (7.34%) Business Analyst
7 20 (6.99%) Linux Support
8 18 (6.29%) C++ Developer
9 15 (5.24%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.85%) WPF Developer
11 9 (3.15%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.15%) Architect
11 9 (3.15%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.15%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (2.80%) Production Support Analyst
13 7 (2.45%) Market Data Engineer
13 7 (2.45%) Electronics Engineer
13 7 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.10%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.18%) Rendezvous
2 34 (11.89%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (9.09%) WPF
4 18 (6.29%) .NET
5 12 (4.20%) Middleware
6 11 (3.85%) Spring
7 8 (2.80%) WinForms
8 7 (2.45%) JMS
8 7 (2.45%) QuickFIX
9 6 (2.10%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (2.10%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.75%) HTML
10 5 (1.75%) XML
10 5 (1.75%) Swing
10 5 (1.75%) Spring Integration
11 4 (1.40%) LINQ
11 4 (1.40%) Django
12 3 (1.05%) WCF
12 3 (1.05%) JNI
13 1 (0.35%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (33.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 94 (32.87%) Fixed Income
3 46 (16.08%) Equities
4 38 (13.29%) Derivative
5 23 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (2.45%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.45%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.75%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.75%) Statistics
11 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.40%) User Experience
12 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.05%) Physics
13 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (40.21%) UNIX
2 98 (34.27%) Linux
3 49 (17.13%) Windows
4 39 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.10%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) SUSE
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (36.71%) Low Latency
2 65 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 43 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (13.64%) Project Management
5 37 (12.94%) Algorithmic Trading
6 34 (11.89%) OO
7 30 (10.49%) Risk Management
8 29 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.09%) Capacity Management
10 23 (8.04%) Change Management
11 19 (6.64%) OOD
12 13 (4.55%) Migration
13 12 (4.20%) Change Control
14 11 (3.85%) Workflow
15 10 (3.50%) UML
15 10 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (3.15%) PRINCE2
16 9 (3.15%) Business Analysis
17 8 (2.80%) ITIL
17 8 (2.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (38.11%) Java
1 109 (38.11%) SQL
2 72 (25.17%) Perl
3 61 (21.33%) Python
4 59 (20.63%) C#
5 55 (19.23%) C++
6 13 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 12 (4.20%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.15%) C
9 8 (2.80%) AWK
9 8 (2.80%) C-shell
10 7 (2.45%) Korn
11 5 (1.75%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.40%) VB
13 2 (0.70%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.70%) VC++
13 2 (0.70%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (6.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) MCP
3 1 (0.35%) HNC
3 1 (0.35%) HND
3 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) EMIR
1 5 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.10%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.40%) NFS
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (9.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.75%) Nagios
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (18.88%) TIBCO
2 46 (16.08%) Oracle
3 45 (15.73%) Reuters
4 39 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 37 (12.94%) MarketAxess
6 32 (11.19%) ION Trading
7 26 (9.09%) Sybase
8 22 (7.69%) eSpeed
9 20 (6.99%) Bloomberg
10 12 (4.20%) 29West
11 9 (3.15%) Trayport
12 6 (2.10%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.75%) Tradeweb
14 4 (1.40%) Cisco
15 2 (0.70%) Perforce
16 1 (0.35%) VMware
16 1 (0.35%) Caplin
16 1 (0.35%) Syncfusion
16 1 (0.35%) Sun
16 1 (0.35%) Calypso
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