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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 399 368 338
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -30
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 204 266 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 230 251
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £308 £480
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -35.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
38102 41163 39893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.78% 81.44% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25585 27074 26427
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1228 1132
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.15 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -43 204 £650 +8.33% 38
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 182 (51.12%) Front Office
2 164 (46.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 155 (43.54%) Banking
4 154 (43.26%) Low Latency
5 148 (41.57%) Multithreading
6 136 (38.20%) Finance
6 136 (38.20%) Java
7 113 (31.74%) C++
7 113 (31.74%) Linux
8 100 (28.09%) FIX Protocol
9 99 (27.81%) Fixed Income
9 99 (27.81%) Unix
10 95 (26.69%) Algorithmic Trading
11 93 (26.12%) C#
12 80 (22.47%) SQL
13 79 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (22.19%) Investment Banking
14 66 (18.54%) TIBCO
15 64 (17.98%) Oracle
16 55 (15.45%) Rendezvous
17 52 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (14.33%) Python
19 49 (13.76%) .NET
19 49 (13.76%) Multithreaded Programming
20 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
20 45 (12.64%) Reuters
21 43 (12.08%) Derivative
22 42 (11.80%) RMDS
23 40 (11.24%) Equities
24 39 (10.96%) 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 13 (3.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.12%) Confluence
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (11.80%) RMDS
2 6 (1.69%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.12%) Summit
4 2 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.37%) Firewall
3 7 (1.97%) Multicast
4 4 (1.12%) VPN
5 3 (0.84%) BGP
5 3 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.84%) DHCP
5 3 (0.84%) MPLS
5 3 (0.84%) OSPF
5 3 (0.84%) RIP
5 3 (0.84%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.56%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) NGN
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.46%) KDB
3 10 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.97%) Kdb+
5 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.40%) DB2
7 4 (1.12%) Big Data
7 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.12%) Tick Data
8 3 (0.84%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.84%) HBase
8 3 (0.84%) Impala
9 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) MySQL
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (5.90%) Git (software)
1 21 (5.90%) JUnit
2 18 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.65%) JIRA
4 11 (3.09%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.25%) Maven
6 7 (1.97%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.97%) Subversion
7 6 (1.69%) Hudson
7 6 (1.69%) NUnit
7 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.40%) Gradle
8 5 (1.40%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.84%) Bower
9 3 (0.84%) Grunt
10 2 (0.56%) Babel
10 2 (0.56%) gulp
10 2 (0.56%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.56%) Sinon.JS
General
1 182 (51.12%) Front Office
2 155 (43.54%) Banking
3 136 (38.20%) Finance
4 79 (22.19%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.18%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.53%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 251 (70.51%) Developer
2 94 (26.40%) Java Developer
3 82 (23.03%) C++ Developer
4 78 (21.91%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 66 (18.54%) C# Developer
6 52 (14.61%) Analyst
7 36 (10.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 29 (8.15%) Senior Developer
9 27 (7.58%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.74%) Front Office Developer
11 22 (6.18%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 21 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (5.62%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 20 (5.62%) Unix Support
14 19 (5.34%) Business Analyst
14 19 (5.34%) Unix Analyst
14 19 (5.34%) Unix Support Analyst
15 17 (4.78%) Electronic Trading Support
16 15 (4.21%) Banking Analyst
16 15 (4.21%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (28.09%) FIX Protocol
2 55 (15.45%) Rendezvous
3 49 (13.76%) .NET
4 36 (10.11%) STL
5 34 (9.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (7.58%) AngularJS
6 27 (7.58%) WPF
7 26 (7.30%) HTML
8 22 (6.18%) HTML5
9 19 (5.34%) WinForms
10 18 (5.06%) Middleware
11 14 (3.93%) Ultra Messaging
12 13 (3.65%) CSS
13 12 (3.37%) Node.js
14 11 (3.09%) CSS3
14 11 (3.09%) jQuery
15 10 (2.81%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.81%) Spring
16 9 (2.53%) Swing
16 9 (2.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 164 (46.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 99 (27.81%) Fixed Income
3 52 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (12.08%) Derivative
5 40 (11.24%) Equities
6 33 (9.27%) Algorithms
7 23 (6.46%) User Experience
8 22 (6.18%) Computer Science
9 21 (5.90%) Fintech
10 16 (4.49%) N-Tier
11 13 (3.65%) Virtual Team
12 12 (3.37%) Mathematics
12 12 (3.37%) TWAP
12 12 (3.37%) VWAP
13 9 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.40%) Physics
15 5 (1.40%) SCADA
15 5 (1.40%) Visualisation
16 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 113 (31.74%) Linux
2 99 (27.81%) Unix
3 36 (10.11%) Windows
4 19 (5.34%) Solaris
5 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (43.26%) Low Latency
2 148 (41.57%) Multithreading
3 95 (26.69%) Algorithmic Trading
4 79 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.76%) Multithreaded Programming
6 39 (10.96%) OO
7 34 (9.55%) Risk Management
8 33 (9.27%) Market Making
9 31 (8.71%) E-Commerce
10 29 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.02%) High Availability
12 22 (6.18%) TDD
13 20 (5.62%) Workflow
14 19 (5.34%) OOD
15 17 (4.78%) Data Management
15 17 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (4.49%) Scrum
17 15 (4.21%) Migration
17 15 (4.21%) Unit Testing
17 15 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (38.20%) Java
2 113 (31.74%) C++
3 93 (26.12%) C#
4 80 (22.47%) SQL
5 51 (14.33%) Python
6 25 (7.02%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.37%) Scala
8 11 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.81%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.53%) Ruby
11 8 (2.25%) Perl
12 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.69%) C
13 5 (1.40%) Tcl
14 4 (1.12%) R
15 3 (0.84%) VBA
15 3 (0.84%) XAML
16 2 (0.56%) ES6
16 2 (0.56%) Haskell
17 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.15%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) CCIE
2 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.28%) MCSE
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.46%) MiFID
2 12 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 5 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.84%) Ansible
4 3 (0.84%) Oozie
5 2 (0.56%) Endace
5 2 (0.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 66 (18.54%) TIBCO
2 64 (17.98%) Oracle
3 45 (12.64%) Reuters
4 36 (10.11%) ION Trading
5 17 (4.78%) Bloomberg
6 14 (3.93%) FXall
7 13 (3.65%) Currenex
7 13 (3.65%) Solace
8 11 (3.09%) Sun
9 10 (2.81%) Cisco
10 9 (2.53%) Juniper
10 9 (2.53%) Sybase
11 8 (2.25%) Informatica
11 8 (2.25%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.97%) Cognizant
13 6 (1.69%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.69%) Calypso
13 6 (1.69%) Microsoft
13 6 (1.69%) Murex
14 5 (1.40%) Tradeweb
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