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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 443 383 445
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +62
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 136 189 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 150 110
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -27 131 £575 +1.86% 39
East Midlands -1 4 £438 +2.94%
South East +5 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 123 (41.55%) UNIX
1 123 (41.55%) Front Office
2 121 (40.88%) Banking
3 114 (38.51%) SQL
4 113 (38.18%) Java
5 106 (35.81%) Linux
6 105 (35.47%) Low Latency
7 99 (33.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 97 (32.77%) Finance
8 97 (32.77%) Fixed Income
9 76 (25.68%) Perl
10 73 (24.66%) Investment Banking
11 65 (21.96%) Multithreading
12 63 (21.28%) Python
13 57 (19.26%) C++
14 56 (18.92%) C#
15 54 (18.24%) TIBCO
16 52 (17.57%) Rendezvous
17 50 (16.89%) Windows
17 50 (16.89%) Equities
18 47 (15.88%) Oracle
19 46 (15.54%) Reuters
20 44 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (14.19%) Derivative
22 41 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 41 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
22 41 (13.85%) Red Hat
22 41 (13.85%) Project Management
23 38 (12.84%) MarketAxess
24 36 (12.16%) Algorithmic Trading

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Office
2 5 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.35%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.45%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.38%) RMDS
3 7 (2.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.34%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.15%) Firewall
2 29 (9.80%) Multicast
3 11 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.03%) HTTP
5 5 (1.69%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.69%) LAN
5 5 (1.69%) WAN
6 4 (1.35%) Internet
6 4 (1.35%) Extranet
6 4 (1.35%) H.323
6 4 (1.35%) ATM
6 4 (1.35%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.43%) KDB
3 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) MySQL
6 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.70%) JUnit
2 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.69%) Maven
3 4 (1.35%) Subversion
4 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.01%) Mockito
4 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.68%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.68%) jMock
5 2 (0.68%) JIRA
5 2 (0.68%) Gradle
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) TestNG
General
1 123 (41.55%) Front Office
2 121 (40.88%) Banking
3 97 (32.77%) Finance
4 73 (24.66%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.39%) Back Office
6 9 (3.04%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (41.55%) Developer
2 71 (23.99%) Analyst
3 56 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.49%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 29 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.09%) Linux Support
9 19 (6.42%) C++ Developer
10 16 (5.41%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.05%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.38%) WPF Developer
13 8 (2.70%) Architect
13 8 (2.70%) Production Support Analyst
14 7 (2.36%) FX Support Analyst
14 7 (2.36%) Market Data Engineer
14 7 (2.36%) Electronics Engineer
14 7 (2.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.57%) Rendezvous
2 41 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (8.45%) WPF
4 21 (7.09%) .NET
5 11 (3.72%) Spring
5 11 (3.72%) Middleware
6 9 (3.04%) WinForms
7 8 (2.70%) QuickFIX
8 7 (2.36%) XML
8 7 (2.36%) JMS
9 6 (2.03%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.03%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (1.69%) Spring Integration
10 5 (1.69%) Swing
10 5 (1.69%) HTML
11 4 (1.35%) Django
12 3 (1.01%) LINQ
12 3 (1.01%) WCF
13 1 (0.34%) Protocol Buffers
13 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (33.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 97 (32.77%) Fixed Income
3 50 (16.89%) Equities
4 42 (14.19%) Derivative
5 26 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.05%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (2.36%) Statistics
9 6 (2.03%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.69%) User Experience
11 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.01%) Physics
12 3 (1.01%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.68%) DTCC
13 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (41.55%) UNIX
2 106 (35.81%) Linux
3 50 (16.89%) Windows
4 41 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.03%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) SUSE
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.47%) Low Latency
2 65 (21.96%) Multithreading
3 44 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.85%) Project Management
5 36 (12.16%) Algorithmic Trading
6 33 (11.15%) OO
7 28 (9.46%) Risk Management
7 28 (9.46%) E-Commerce
8 27 (9.12%) Capacity Management
9 24 (8.11%) Change Management
10 17 (5.74%) OOD
11 14 (4.73%) Workflow
12 13 (4.39%) Change Control
13 12 (4.05%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.72%) Migration
15 10 (3.38%) UML
16 9 (3.04%) Release Management
16 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2
17 8 (2.70%) ITIL
17 8 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.51%) SQL
2 113 (38.18%) Java
3 76 (25.68%) Perl
4 63 (21.28%) Python
5 57 (19.26%) C++
6 56 (18.92%) C#
7 13 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.05%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.38%) AWK
9 10 (3.38%) C-shell
10 8 (2.70%) C
11 7 (2.36%) Korn
12 4 (1.35%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.01%) Tcl
14 2 (0.68%) VC++
14 2 (0.68%) Ruby
14 2 (0.68%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (7.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.01%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) HNC
3 2 (0.68%) HND
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) EMIR
1 5 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.35%) NFS
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (9.46%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.69%) Nagios
2 5 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (18.24%) TIBCO
2 47 (15.88%) Oracle
3 46 (15.54%) Reuters
4 41 (13.85%) Red Hat
5 38 (12.84%) MarketAxess
6 34 (11.49%) ION Trading
7 24 (8.11%) Sybase
8 23 (7.77%) eSpeed
9 20 (6.76%) Bloomberg
10 12 (4.05%) 29West
11 9 (3.04%) Trayport
12 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.69%) Tradeweb
14 4 (1.35%) Cisco
15 2 (0.68%) Perforce
15 2 (0.68%) Syncfusion
16 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
16 1 (0.34%) Caplin
16 1 (0.34%) Sun
16 1 (0.34%) Informatica
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