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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 460 400 409
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +9
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 138 146 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 126 116
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£600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £419 -
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +6 138 £600 +9.09% 51
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Electronic Trading
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Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 130 (45.61%) Front Office
2 118 (41.40%) Banking
3 117 (41.05%) Java
4 107 (37.54%) Fixed Income
5 97 (34.04%) Finance
6 89 (31.23%) Low Latency
7 87 (30.53%) SQL
8 86 (30.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 79 (27.72%) UNIX
10 73 (25.61%) Multithreading
11 70 (24.56%) FIX Protocol
12 69 (24.21%) C#
13 65 (22.81%) Investment Banking
14 59 (20.70%) C++
14 59 (20.70%) Linux
15 50 (17.54%) ION Trading
15 50 (17.54%) Derivative
16 48 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (16.84%) TIBCO
17 43 (15.09%) Perl
18 39 (13.68%) ION MarketView
19 38 (13.33%) Equities
20 37 (12.98%) Windows
20 37 (12.98%) Python
21 34 (11.93%) OO
22 32 (11.23%) E-Commerce
22 32 (11.23%) Rendezvous
22 32 (11.23%) Reuters
23 27 (9.47%) SQL Server
24 25 (8.77%) Algorithmic Trading

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
1 3 (1.05%) Confluence
2 2 (0.70%) MTS
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (13.68%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (2.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.32%) Firewall
2 16 (5.61%) Multicast
3 5 (1.75%) LAN
3 5 (1.75%) WAN
3 5 (1.75%) HTTP
3 5 (1.75%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.40%) ATM
4 4 (1.40%) Internet
4 4 (1.40%) Extranet
4 4 (1.40%) H.323
4 4 (1.40%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) Network Security
7 1 (0.35%) BGP
7 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.96%) KDB
3 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.70%) OLAP
5 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.86%) JUnit
1 11 (3.86%) Mockito
2 10 (3.51%) TestNG
3 6 (2.11%) JIRA
4 5 (1.75%) Subversion
4 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) Maven
5 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.70%) Gradle
6 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Grunt
General
1 130 (45.61%) Front Office
2 118 (41.40%) Banking
3 97 (34.04%) Finance
4 65 (22.81%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.86%) Back Office
6 9 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (45.61%) Developer
2 56 (19.65%) Analyst
3 55 (19.30%) Java Developer
4 39 (13.68%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.18%) Support Analyst
6 22 (7.72%) C++ Developer
7 19 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 18 (6.32%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.96%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Architect
12 12 (4.21%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) Linux Support
13 11 (3.86%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (3.51%) WPF Developer
14 10 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
15 8 (2.81%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 7 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
16 7 (2.46%) Electronics Engineer
16 7 (2.46%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.56%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (11.23%) Rendezvous
3 22 (7.72%) WPF
4 18 (6.32%) WinForms
5 16 (5.61%) .NET
6 13 (4.56%) Spring
7 11 (3.86%) Middleware
8 10 (3.51%) Guice
9 9 (3.16%) HTML
10 7 (2.46%) JMS
11 5 (1.75%) JNI
11 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.75%) Spring Integration
12 4 (1.40%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (1.40%) Django
13 3 (1.05%) LINQ
13 3 (1.05%) WCF
13 3 (1.05%) HTML5
14 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (37.54%) Fixed Income
2 86 (30.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 50 (17.54%) Derivative
4 38 (13.33%) Equities
5 24 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.96%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (4.91%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.91%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.11%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.40%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.05%) Statistics
11 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.05%) Open Source
11 3 (1.05%) User Experience
12 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.72%) UNIX
2 59 (20.70%) Linux
3 37 (12.98%) Windows
4 21 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.70%) SUSE
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.23%) Low Latency
2 73 (25.61%) Multithreading
3 48 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.93%) OO
5 32 (11.23%) E-Commerce
6 25 (8.77%) Algorithmic Trading
6 25 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (8.42%) Project Management
8 23 (8.07%) TDD
9 21 (7.37%) Risk Management
10 19 (6.67%) OOD
11 16 (5.61%) Market Making
11 16 (5.61%) Capacity Management
12 13 (4.56%) Change Management
13 12 (4.21%) Workflow
13 12 (4.21%) Scrum
14 9 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.16%) Project Planning
14 9 (3.16%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 117 (41.05%) Java
2 87 (30.53%) SQL
3 69 (24.21%) C#
4 59 (20.70%) C++
5 43 (15.09%) Perl
6 37 (12.98%) Python
7 14 (4.91%) Assembly Language
8 11 (3.86%) C
9 9 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.81%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.46%) Korn
12 4 (1.40%) C-shell
12 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.40%) VB
12 4 (1.40%) AWK
13 3 (1.05%) VBA
14 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.70%) VC++
14 2 (0.70%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (8.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) MCP
3 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) MiFID
3 1 (0.35%) EMIR
3 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.40%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.37%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.75%) Nagios
2 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (17.54%) ION Trading
2 48 (16.84%) TIBCO
3 32 (11.23%) Reuters
4 24 (8.42%) Sybase
5 21 (7.37%) MarketAxess
5 21 (7.37%) Red Hat
5 21 (7.37%) Oracle
6 16 (5.61%) Bloomberg
7 14 (4.91%) eSpeed
8 11 (3.86%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.86%) 29West
9 10 (3.51%) Syncfusion
10 9 (3.16%) Trayport
11 8 (2.81%) Tradeweb
12 4 (1.40%) Cisco
13 3 (1.05%) Perforce
13 3 (1.05%) Citrix
13 3 (1.05%) Fidessa
14 2 (0.70%) SunGard
15 1 (0.35%) VMware
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