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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 427 353 380
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +27
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 214 272 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 225 185
Median daily rate £619 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -50 212 £625 - 46
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 251 (57.44%) Front Office
2 221 (50.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 177 (40.50%) Low Latency
4 168 (38.44%) Multithreading
4 168 (38.44%) C#
5 166 (37.99%) Finance
6 161 (36.84%) Banking
7 159 (36.38%) Java
8 137 (31.35%) C++
9 125 (28.60%) Unix
10 121 (27.69%) Investment Banking
11 113 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
12 109 (24.94%) Fixed Income
12 109 (24.94%) Linux
13 100 (22.88%) WPF
14 99 (22.65%) SQL
15 91 (20.82%) FIX Protocol
16 83 (18.99%) Equities
17 75 (17.16%) Risk Management
18 58 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (12.59%) .NET
20 52 (11.90%) ION Trading
21 51 (11.67%) Algorithmic Trading
22 48 (10.98%) TIBCO
23 46 (10.53%) Oracle
24 44 (10.07%) SQL Server
24 44 (10.07%) Python
24 44 (10.07%) SDLC
25 43 (9.84%) Market Making
26 40 (9.15%) OO

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 7 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.92%) Apache
3 4 (0.92%) Node.js
4 3 (0.69%) Confluence
4 3 (0.69%) JBoss
4 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) GemFire
5 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (7.32%) ION MarketView
2 28 (6.41%) RMDS
3 4 (0.92%) Summit
4 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.23%) Eikon
5 1 (0.23%) Endur
5 1 (0.23%) Global One
5 1 (0.23%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.64%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.43%) Firewall
3 13 (2.97%) Multicast
4 4 (0.92%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.46%) BGP
5 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.46%) LDAP
5 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.14%) KDB
4 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.92%) OLAP
6 2 (0.46%) DB2
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.46%) Tick Data
7 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (4.81%) NUnit
1 21 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.52%) Subversion
4 9 (2.06%) JIRA
5 7 (1.60%) Maven
6 5 (1.14%) jMock
6 5 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.92%) Grunt
7 4 (0.92%) JUnit
8 3 (0.69%) Bower
8 3 (0.69%) Mocha
8 3 (0.69%) Moq
8 3 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) Mockito
9 2 (0.46%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 251 (57.44%) Front Office
2 166 (37.99%) Finance
3 161 (36.84%) Banking
4 121 (27.69%) Investment Banking
5 23 (5.26%) Back Office
6 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (61.78%) Developer
2 105 (24.03%) Java Developer
3 83 (18.99%) C# Developer
4 81 (18.54%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 71 (16.25%) C++ Developer
6 62 (14.19%) Analyst
7 37 (8.47%) Front Office Developer
8 35 (8.01%) Business Analyst
9 34 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 34 (7.78%) WPF Developer
10 33 (7.55%) C# WPF Developer
11 28 (6.41%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 26 (5.95%) Applications Support
13 25 (5.72%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
13 25 (5.72%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 24 (5.49%) Software Engineer
14 24 (5.49%) Support Analyst
15 23 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (5.03%) C# Software Engineer
16 22 (5.03%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (22.88%) WPF
2 91 (20.82%) FIX Protocol
3 55 (12.59%) .NET
4 38 (8.70%) Rendezvous
5 33 (7.55%) WinForms
6 21 (4.81%) HTML
7 20 (4.58%) Reactive Extensions
7 20 (4.58%) XML
8 19 (4.35%) HTML5
9 17 (3.89%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 17 (3.89%) STL
10 14 (3.20%) Middleware
11 11 (2.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.06%) Web Services
13 8 (1.83%) Spring
13 8 (1.83%) Swing
14 7 (1.60%) CSS
14 7 (1.60%) XSD
14 7 (1.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 221 (50.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 113 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (24.94%) Fixed Income
4 83 (18.99%) Equities
5 38 (8.70%) Derivative
6 34 (7.78%) Computer Science
7 27 (6.18%) User Experience
8 17 (3.89%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.97%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.97%) Fintech
10 12 (2.75%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (1.60%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.37%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.14%) Eurex
15 5 (1.14%) Physics
16 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 125 (28.60%) Unix
2 109 (24.94%) Linux
3 18 (4.12%) Windows
4 13 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.06%) Solaris
6 8 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) SUSE
8 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (40.50%) Low Latency
2 168 (38.44%) Multithreading
3 75 (17.16%) Risk Management
4 58 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (11.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 44 (10.07%) SDLC
7 43 (9.84%) Market Making
8 40 (9.15%) OO
9 38 (8.70%) MVVM
9 38 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 30 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 27 (6.18%) Performance Optimisation
12 26 (5.95%) Business Analysis
12 26 (5.95%) Migration
12 26 (5.95%) TDD
13 24 (5.49%) OOD
14 20 (4.58%) Project Management
15 19 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (4.12%) High Availability
17 17 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.44%) C#
2 159 (36.38%) Java
3 137 (31.35%) C++
4 99 (22.65%) SQL
5 44 (10.07%) Python
6 38 (8.70%) Perl
7 21 (4.81%) XAML
8 15 (3.43%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.06%) C
11 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.60%) VBA
13 6 (1.37%) PHP
14 4 (0.92%) VB
15 3 (0.69%) Scala
16 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.46%) Ruby
17 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.23%) Clojure
17 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (8.01%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.46%) PhD
3 2 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.58%) QA
2 12 (2.75%) MiFID
3 4 (0.92%) EMIR
4 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) Docker
1 2 (0.46%) NFS
1 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.14%) Puppet
3 3 (0.69%) Nagios
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.46%) yum
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (11.90%) ION Trading
2 48 (10.98%) TIBCO
3 46 (10.53%) Oracle
4 30 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 29 (6.64%) Reuters
6 14 (3.20%) Sybase
7 13 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.75%) Fidessa
9 7 (1.60%) Currenex
9 7 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.60%) Splunk
10 6 (1.37%) Trayport
11 5 (1.14%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.14%) Citrix
11 5 (1.14%) Murex
11 5 (1.14%) Solace
12 4 (0.92%) Calypso
12 4 (0.92%) eSpeed
13 3 (0.69%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.69%) MarketAxess
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