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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK / England
Rank 320 368 355
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -13
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 280 258 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.65% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 217 227
Median daily rate £631 £613 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £365 £284
% change year-on-year
+42.12% +28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +36 279 £625 - 54
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 231 (49.78%) Front Office
2 229 (49.35%) Java
3 207 (44.61%) Multithreading
4 204 (43.97%) Banking
5 197 (42.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 192 (41.38%) Finance
7 185 (39.87%) Fixed Income
8 177 (38.15%) Low Latency
9 160 (34.48%) C++
10 132 (28.45%) Linux
11 119 (25.65%) Investment Banking
12 113 (24.35%) C#
13 111 (23.92%) Unix
14 101 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (21.77%) ION Trading
15 95 (20.47%) TIBCO
16 89 (19.18%) SQL
16 89 (19.18%) FIX Protocol
17 79 (17.03%) Algorithmic Trading
17 79 (17.03%) Equities
18 74 (15.95%) Multithreaded Programming
18 74 (15.95%) Oracle
18 74 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
19 70 (15.09%) Rendezvous
20 66 (14.22%) .NET
21 64 (13.79%) Derivative
22 58 (12.50%) STL
22 58 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 57 (12.28%) Reuters
24 55 (11.85%) Python

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 19 (4.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.65%) Apache
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (10.99%) ION MarketView
2 49 (10.56%) RMDS
3 4 (0.86%) Summit
4 2 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.22%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.74%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.59%) Firewall
3 6 (1.29%) Multicast
4 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.65%) NAS
5 3 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) BGP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) NGN
6 2 (0.43%) OSPF
6 2 (0.43%) RIP
6 2 (0.43%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.62%) KDB
3 18 (3.88%) Kdb+
4 17 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.72%) Big Data
6 8 (1.72%) DB2
6 8 (1.72%) Tick Data
7 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.65%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.22%) HBase
9 1 (0.22%) MS Access
9 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (9.70%) JUnit
2 22 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.80%) NUnit
3 13 (2.80%) Subversion
4 12 (2.59%) JIRA
4 12 (2.59%) Mockito
4 12 (2.59%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.37%) Maven
6 9 (1.94%) TestNG
7 6 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.29%) Grunt
7 6 (1.29%) gulp
7 6 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.29%) webpack
8 4 (0.86%) Hudson
8 4 (0.86%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.43%) GDB
9 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 231 (49.78%) Front Office
2 204 (43.97%) Banking
3 192 (41.38%) Finance
4 119 (25.65%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.94%) Publishing
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
7 7 (1.51%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 348 (75.00%) Developer
2 158 (34.05%) Java Developer
3 150 (32.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 111 (23.92%) C++ Developer
5 75 (16.16%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 60 (12.93%) C# Developer
7 54 (11.64%) Analyst
8 43 (9.27%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 40 (8.62%) Senior Developer
10 32 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
10 32 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (6.03%) Business Analyst
12 26 (5.60%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 26 (5.60%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 22 (4.74%) WPF Developer
14 21 (4.53%) C# WPF Developer
15 19 (4.09%) KDB Developer
15 19 (4.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
16 17 (3.66%) .NET Developer
16 17 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.18%) FIX Protocol
2 70 (15.09%) Rendezvous
3 66 (14.22%) .NET
4 58 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 58 (12.50%) STL
5 39 (8.41%) WPF
6 31 (6.68%) Middleware
7 21 (4.53%) Spring
8 20 (4.31%) AngularJS
8 20 (4.31%) HTML
9 18 (3.88%) HTML5
9 18 (3.88%) WinForms
9 18 (3.88%) XML
10 17 (3.66%) JNI
10 17 (3.66%) Node.js
11 15 (3.23%) JMS
12 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.94%) CSS
13 9 (1.94%) Swing
14 8 (1.72%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 197 (42.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 185 (39.87%) Fixed Income
3 79 (17.03%) Equities
4 74 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (13.79%) Derivative
6 48 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 38 (8.19%) Algorithms
8 37 (7.97%) User Experience
9 26 (5.60%) Fintech
10 22 (4.74%) N-Tier
11 21 (4.53%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.94%) TWAP
12 9 (1.94%) VWAP
13 7 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.08%) SCADA
16 4 (0.86%) Wiki
17 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
17 3 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.45%) Linux
2 111 (23.92%) Unix
3 33 (7.11%) Windows
4 21 (4.53%) Solaris
5 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (44.61%) Multithreading
2 177 (38.15%) Low Latency
3 101 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (17.03%) Algorithmic Trading
5 74 (15.95%) Multithreaded Programming
6 44 (9.48%) OO
7 40 (8.62%) SDLC
8 35 (7.54%) Risk Management
9 34 (7.33%) TDD
10 33 (7.11%) E-Commerce
10 33 (7.11%) Workflow
11 30 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (5.60%) High Availability
12 26 (5.60%) Scrum
13 24 (5.17%) Mathematics
14 23 (4.96%) Market Making
15 22 (4.74%) Migration
15 22 (4.74%) OOD
16 21 (4.53%) DevOps
16 21 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 229 (49.35%) Java
2 160 (34.48%) C++
3 113 (24.35%) C#
4 89 (19.18%) SQL
5 55 (11.85%) Python
6 31 (6.68%) JavaScript
7 24 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.74%) C
9 13 (2.80%) XAML
10 12 (2.59%) ES6
10 12 (2.59%) Perl
11 11 (2.37%) Scala
12 7 (1.51%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.29%) PHP
13 6 (1.29%) Ruby
13 6 (1.29%) VB
14 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.08%) Tcl
15 3 (0.65%) R
15 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (10.56%) Degree
2 2 (0.43%) CCIE
2 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.22%) IIBA
3 1 (0.22%) ISEB
3 1 (0.22%) MCSE
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.48%) MiFID
2 15 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.29%) HDFS
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) TeamSite
2 4 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.86%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.43%) Endace
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (21.77%) ION Trading
2 95 (20.47%) TIBCO
3 74 (15.95%) Oracle
4 57 (12.28%) Reuters
5 21 (4.53%) Bloomberg
6 20 (4.31%) Solace
7 13 (2.80%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.59%) Sybase
9 9 (1.94%) Cisco
9 9 (1.94%) Citrix
9 9 (1.94%) Cognizant
9 9 (1.94%) Sun
10 8 (1.72%) Currenex
10 8 (1.72%) FXall
10 8 (1.72%) Juniper
10 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.51%) DevExpress
11 7 (1.51%) Murex
12 6 (1.29%) Google
12 6 (1.29%) Syncfusion
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