The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 397 339 348
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +9
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 155 213 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 172 166
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35491 33389 37029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.28% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22455 20580 21661
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1001 1322
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Electronic Trading
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -48 150 £550 - 67
West Midlands -15 3 £450 -
East of England - - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 129 (45.26%) Front Office
2 119 (41.75%) UNIX
3 116 (40.70%) Banking
4 106 (37.19%) SQL
4 106 (37.19%) Finance
5 101 (35.44%) Java
6 100 (35.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 96 (33.68%) Low Latency
8 95 (33.33%) Linux
9 85 (29.82%) Fixed Income
10 72 (25.26%) Investment Banking
11 71 (24.91%) Perl
12 66 (23.16%) Equities
13 61 (21.40%) TIBCO
14 57 (20.00%) Rendezvous
14 57 (20.00%) Python
15 54 (18.95%) C++
16 53 (18.60%) Multithreading
17 50 (17.54%) Derivative
17 50 (17.54%) C#
18 48 (16.84%) Windows
19 45 (15.79%) Project Management
20 44 (15.44%) Oracle
20 44 (15.44%) FIX Protocol
21 39 (13.68%) ION Trading
22 37 (12.98%) Red Hat
22 37 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (12.28%) Reuters
23 35 (12.28%) Algorithmic Trading
24 34 (11.93%) Firewall

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (2.46%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) MS Office
2 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.72%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.51%) RMDS
3 4 (1.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.93%) Firewall
2 26 (9.12%) Multicast
3 11 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.46%) LAN
4 7 (2.46%) WAN
5 6 (2.11%) VPN
5 6 (2.11%) Internet
6 5 (1.75%) HTTP
7 4 (1.40%) Intranet
7 4 (1.40%) Extranet
7 4 (1.40%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.40%) ATM
7 4 (1.40%) H.323
7 4 (1.40%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.05%) BGP
8 3 (1.05%) Network Security
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.70%) FWSM
9 2 (0.70%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.72%) KDB
3 10 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.05%) QlikView
6 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) JUnit
2 3 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.05%) Maven
2 3 (1.05%) jMock
2 3 (1.05%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.70%) Mockito
3 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (45.26%) Front Office
2 116 (40.70%) Banking
3 106 (37.19%) Finance
4 72 (25.26%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.21%) Back Office
6 8 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (36.49%) Developer
2 75 (26.32%) Analyst
3 55 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.28%) Support Analyst
5 34 (11.93%) Applications Support
6 24 (8.42%) Business Analyst
7 21 (7.37%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.96%) Linux Support
9 14 (4.91%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (4.21%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.51%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.51%) WPF Developer
12 9 (3.16%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.81%) Production Support Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) FX Support Analyst
14 7 (2.46%) Architect
15 6 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
16 5 (1.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 44 (15.44%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (8.77%) WPF
4 24 (8.42%) .NET
5 16 (5.61%) Middleware
6 11 (3.86%) WinForms
6 11 (3.86%) QuickFIX
7 9 (3.16%) HTML
8 7 (2.46%) JMS
8 7 (2.46%) Spring
8 7 (2.46%) XML
8 7 (2.46%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (2.11%) Swing
9 6 (2.11%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.40%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.05%) HTML5
11 3 (1.05%) Django
11 3 (1.05%) Flash
12 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (35.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 85 (29.82%) Fixed Income
3 66 (23.16%) Equities
4 50 (17.54%) Derivative
5 21 (7.37%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.56%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.81%) Statistics
8 5 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.05%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.70%) DTCC
11 2 (0.70%) Physics
11 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (41.75%) UNIX
2 95 (33.33%) Linux
3 48 (16.84%) Windows
4 37 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.68%) Low Latency
2 53 (18.60%) Multithreading
3 45 (15.79%) Project Management
4 35 (12.28%) Algorithmic Trading
5 25 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 25 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.72%) Capacity Management
7 20 (7.02%) Change Management
8 19 (6.67%) OO
9 18 (6.32%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.61%) Workflow
11 15 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.56%) Change Control
13 12 (4.21%) OOD
13 12 (4.21%) UML
14 10 (3.51%) Migration
15 9 (3.16%) Analytics
15 9 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (2.81%) PRINCE2
17 7 (2.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.19%) SQL
2 101 (35.44%) Java
3 71 (24.91%) Perl
4 57 (20.00%) Python
5 54 (18.95%) C++
6 50 (17.54%) C#
7 15 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.86%) C-shell
8 11 (3.86%) AWK
9 10 (3.51%) Scala
10 9 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.16%) C
11 5 (1.75%) VB
12 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.05%) Tcl
13 2 (0.70%) VBA
14 1 (0.35%) VC++
14 1 (0.35%) Korn
14 1 (0.35%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.42%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) ISEB
2 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.70%) HNC
3 2 (0.70%) HND
3 2 (0.70%) CCSP
3 2 (0.70%) CCNP
3 2 (0.70%) CCNA
4 1 (0.35%) CCDP
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) CCIE
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) RHCE
4 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.16%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) EMIR
2 4 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (9.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.05%) Control-M
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (21.40%) TIBCO
2 44 (15.44%) Oracle
3 39 (13.68%) ION Trading
4 37 (12.98%) Red Hat
5 35 (12.28%) Reuters
6 27 (9.47%) MarketAxess
7 22 (7.72%) Bloomberg
7 22 (7.72%) Sybase
8 19 (6.67%) eSpeed
9 14 (4.91%) 29West
10 10 (3.51%) Tradeweb
11 9 (3.16%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.11%) Cisco
13 4 (1.40%) Syncfusion
14 3 (1.05%) DevExpress
14 3 (1.05%) Adobe
15 2 (0.70%) Fidessa
15 2 (0.70%) Juniper
16 1 (0.35%) BMC
16 1 (0.35%) Sun
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago