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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK / England
Rank 343 404 348
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -56
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 233 205 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 178 222
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £93
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +305.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
34140 38185 36546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 82.04% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22792 25048 24013
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 1104 987
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +38 232 £650 +4.00% 52
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 190 (46.68%) Front Office
2 184 (45.21%) Banking
3 179 (43.98%) Java
4 178 (43.73%) Multithreading
5 177 (43.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 164 (40.29%) Low Latency
7 151 (37.10%) Finance
8 148 (36.36%) Fixed Income
9 133 (32.68%) Linux
10 129 (31.70%) C++
11 106 (26.04%) Investment Banking
12 103 (25.31%) Unix
13 93 (22.85%) FIX Protocol
14 90 (22.11%) C#
15 88 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 88 (21.62%) Algorithmic Trading
16 85 (20.88%) SQL
17 82 (20.15%) TIBCO
18 70 (17.20%) ION Trading
19 69 (16.95%) Oracle
20 62 (15.23%) Rendezvous
21 59 (14.50%) .NET
22 55 (13.51%) Reuters
22 55 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (13.02%) Multithreaded Programming
24 52 (12.78%) Equities
24 52 (12.78%) Derivative
25 50 (12.29%) SQL Server
25 50 (12.29%) STL
26 48 (11.79%) RMDS

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 18 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.49%) Apache
3 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Project
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (11.79%) RMDS
2 32 (7.86%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.98%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.70%) Firewall
3 6 (1.47%) Multicast
4 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.49%) BGP
5 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.49%) DHCP
5 2 (0.49%) Internet
5 2 (0.49%) MPLS
5 2 (0.49%) NGN
5 2 (0.49%) OSPF
5 2 (0.49%) RIP
5 2 (0.49%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.62%) KDB
3 13 (3.19%) Kdb+
4 11 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.72%) Big Data
6 7 (1.72%) DB2
6 7 (1.72%) Tick Data
7 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.74%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.25%) HBase
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (8.35%) JUnit
2 15 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.70%) JIRA
4 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.46%) Maven
5 9 (2.21%) NUnit
5 9 (2.21%) Subversion
6 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.23%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.23%) Mockito
9 5 (1.23%) TestNG
10 4 (0.98%) Hudson
11 3 (0.74%) Grunt
12 2 (0.49%) gulp
12 2 (0.49%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.25%) Bower
13 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 190 (46.68%) Front Office
2 184 (45.21%) Banking
3 151 (37.10%) Finance
4 106 (26.04%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.21%) Publishing
7 6 (1.47%) Back Office
8 4 (0.98%) Marketing
9 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (73.71%) Developer
2 132 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 116 (28.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 94 (23.10%) C++ Developer
5 61 (14.99%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 57 (14.00%) Analyst
7 53 (13.02%) C# Developer
8 33 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.88%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 26 (6.39%) Front Office Developer
10 26 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.90%) Business Analyst
12 22 (5.41%) Support Analyst
13 20 (4.91%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 18 (4.42%) Low Latency Java Developer
15 17 (4.18%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
16 16 (3.93%) Unix Support
16 16 (3.93%) WPF Developer
17 15 (3.69%) Unix Analyst
17 15 (3.69%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (22.85%) FIX Protocol
2 62 (15.23%) Rendezvous
3 59 (14.50%) .NET
4 50 (12.29%) STL
5 48 (11.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 30 (7.37%) WPF
7 22 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.16%) Middleware
9 17 (4.18%) HTML
10 16 (3.93%) WinForms
11 14 (3.44%) HTML5
12 13 (3.19%) JMS
13 12 (2.95%) XML
14 11 (2.70%) Node.js
15 10 (2.46%) Spring
15 10 (2.46%) Swing
16 9 (2.21%) .NET Framework
17 8 (1.97%) CSS
17 8 (1.97%) Ultra Messaging
18 7 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 177 (43.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 148 (36.36%) Fixed Income
3 55 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (12.78%) Derivative
4 52 (12.78%) Equities
5 40 (9.83%) Algorithms
6 34 (8.35%) Computer Science
7 26 (6.39%) User Experience
8 21 (5.16%) Fintech
9 20 (4.91%) N-Tier
10 17 (4.18%) Virtual Team
11 12 (2.95%) TWAP
11 12 (2.95%) VWAP
12 10 (2.46%) Mathematics
13 9 (2.21%) Credit Derivative
13 9 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.98%) Physics
14 4 (0.98%) SCADA
15 3 (0.74%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 133 (32.68%) Linux
2 103 (25.31%) Unix
3 38 (9.34%) Windows
4 22 (5.41%) Solaris
5 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (43.73%) Multithreading
2 164 (40.29%) Low Latency
3 88 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (21.62%) Algorithmic Trading
4 53 (13.02%) Multithreaded Programming
5 37 (9.09%) OO
6 34 (8.35%) E-Commerce
7 33 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 29 (7.13%) Workflow
9 25 (6.14%) Market Making
10 24 (5.90%) TDD
11 23 (5.65%) SDLC
12 22 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.16%) OOD
14 20 (4.91%) High Availability
15 19 (4.67%) Migration
16 18 (4.42%) Scrum
17 16 (3.93%) DevOps
18 15 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.98%) Java
2 129 (31.70%) C++
3 90 (22.11%) C#
4 85 (20.88%) SQL
5 47 (11.55%) Python
6 27 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.93%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.44%) C
9 10 (2.46%) MATLAB
9 10 (2.46%) Scala
10 9 (2.21%) XAML
11 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.97%) Perl
12 6 (1.47%) Ruby
13 5 (1.23%) Tcl
14 4 (0.98%) R
15 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.49%) ES6
16 2 (0.49%) Haskell
16 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.49%) CCIE
2 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.25%) MCSE
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.39%) MiFID
2 16 (3.93%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) Ansible
4 2 (0.49%) Endace
4 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 82 (20.15%) TIBCO
2 70 (17.20%) ION Trading
3 69 (16.95%) Oracle
4 55 (13.51%) Reuters
5 18 (4.42%) Solace
6 17 (4.18%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.19%) Currenex
8 12 (2.95%) FXall
9 10 (2.46%) Sun
9 10 (2.46%) Sybase
10 9 (2.21%) Cisco
10 9 (2.21%) Microsoft
11 8 (1.97%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.97%) Juniper
11 8 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.72%) Tradeweb
13 5 (1.23%) Google
14 4 (0.98%) Charles River
14 4 (0.98%) Infragistics
14 4 (0.98%) Perforce
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