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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 412 433 411
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 145 106 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 97 102
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.92% -9.67%
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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +57 145 £600 +9.09% 32
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 126 (47.55%) Front Office
2 103 (38.87%) Java
2 103 (38.87%) Banking
3 101 (38.11%) Fixed Income
4 92 (34.72%) Low Latency
5 89 (33.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 87 (32.83%) Finance
7 77 (29.06%) UNIX
8 65 (24.53%) Multithreading
9 60 (22.64%) ION Trading
9 60 (22.64%) Investment Banking
9 60 (22.64%) Derivative
10 59 (22.26%) SQL
11 58 (21.89%) C++
12 56 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
13 53 (20.00%) Linux
14 48 (18.11%) ION MarketView
15 44 (16.60%) TIBCO
16 41 (15.47%) C#
17 34 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (12.45%) E-Commerce
19 32 (12.08%) Perl
19 32 (12.08%) Windows
20 28 (10.57%) Python
20 28 (10.57%) TDD
21 27 (10.19%) OO
22 25 (9.43%) Equities
22 25 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
23 22 (8.30%) Reuters
23 22 (8.30%) SQL Server

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.13%) MTS
3 2 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS Office
1 4 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (18.11%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.75%) RMDS
4 1 (0.38%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.38%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.28%) Firewall
2 11 (4.15%) Multicast
3 1 (0.38%) MPLS
3 1 (0.38%) OSPF
3 1 (0.38%) BGP
3 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) SSH
3 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.66%) KDB
3 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.53%) JUnit
2 11 (4.15%) Mockito
3 9 (3.40%) TestNG
4 6 (2.26%) JIRA
5 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.51%) Maven
5 4 (1.51%) Subversion
6 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.75%) Gradle
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.38%) Grunt
8 1 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 126 (47.55%) Front Office
2 103 (38.87%) Banking
3 87 (32.83%) Finance
4 60 (22.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.02%) Back Office
6 7 (2.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 130 (49.06%) Developer
2 63 (23.77%) Java Developer
3 56 (21.13%) Analyst
4 35 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 28 (10.57%) C++ Developer
6 23 (8.68%) Project Manager
7 22 (8.30%) Applications Support
8 21 (7.92%) C# Developer
9 19 (7.17%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.66%) Business Analyst
12 12 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) Architect
14 8 (3.02%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
17 5 (1.89%) Applications Architect
17 5 (1.89%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (7.92%) Rendezvous
3 12 (4.53%) Middleware
4 11 (4.15%) WinForms
5 10 (3.77%) .NET
6 9 (3.40%) JMS
6 9 (3.40%) Guice
7 8 (3.02%) WPF
7 8 (3.02%) Spring
8 7 (2.64%) STL
9 6 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (2.26%) XML
9 6 (2.26%) HTML
10 5 (1.89%) JNI
11 3 (1.13%) SOAP
11 3 (1.13%) HTML5
12 2 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.75%) LINQ
12 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (38.11%) Fixed Income
2 89 (33.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (22.64%) Derivative
4 25 (9.43%) Equities
5 19 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.28%) Grid Computing
6 14 (5.28%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.51%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.13%) User Experience
10 3 (1.13%) Open Source
11 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.38%) GIS
12 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.06%) UNIX
2 53 (20.00%) Linux
3 32 (12.08%) Windows
4 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.72%) Low Latency
2 65 (24.53%) Multithreading
3 34 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.45%) E-Commerce
5 28 (10.57%) TDD
6 27 (10.19%) OO
7 25 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (7.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 20 (7.55%) Market Making
10 19 (7.17%) Algorithmic Trading
10 19 (7.17%) Project Management
11 15 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.28%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.28%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.91%) Scrum
13 13 (4.91%) Change Management
13 13 (4.91%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.53%) Kanban
14 12 (4.53%) OOD
14 12 (4.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.87%) Java
2 59 (22.26%) SQL
3 58 (21.89%) C++
4 41 (15.47%) C#
5 32 (12.08%) Perl
6 28 (10.57%) Python
7 14 (5.28%) Assembly Language
8 11 (4.15%) C
9 7 (2.64%) VBA
10 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.51%) Korn
11 4 (1.51%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.13%) VBScript
12 3 (1.13%) AWK
12 3 (1.13%) C-shell
13 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.75%) VB
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) MCSE
3 1 (0.38%) CCIE
3 1 (0.38%) CCNP
3 1 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.51%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) MiFID
3 1 (0.38%) EMIR
3 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) NFS
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (22.64%) ION Trading
2 44 (16.60%) TIBCO
3 22 (8.30%) Reuters
4 19 (7.17%) Sybase
5 13 (4.91%) MarketAxess
6 12 (4.53%) Bloomberg
6 12 (4.53%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.53%) Oracle
7 11 (4.15%) eSpeed
8 9 (3.40%) Syncfusion
9 7 (2.64%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.64%) 29West
10 6 (2.26%) Tradeweb
10 6 (2.26%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.13%) Trayport
12 2 (0.75%) SunGard
12 2 (0.75%) Citrix
13 1 (0.38%) Juniper
13 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.38%) Informatica
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