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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 432 421 318
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -103
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 150 147 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 115 176
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£600 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £439 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £640 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
38204 36588 31531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.56% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24825 23441 19307
Average daily rate £420 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1118 976
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +9 150 £600 +9.09% 32
Electronic Trading
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Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 163 (55.07%) Front Office
2 114 (38.51%) Finance
3 111 (37.50%) Java
4 108 (36.49%) UNIX
5 106 (35.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 105 (35.47%) Banking
6 105 (35.47%) Low Latency
7 96 (32.43%) Linux
8 91 (30.74%) Fixed Income
9 80 (27.03%) Equities
9 80 (27.03%) SQL
10 71 (23.99%) Multithreading
11 70 (23.65%) C#
12 67 (22.64%) Investment Banking
12 67 (22.64%) FIX Protocol
13 65 (21.96%) Derivative
14 63 (21.28%) C++
15 56 (18.92%) ION Trading
16 53 (17.91%) Perl
17 50 (16.89%) ION MarketView
18 49 (16.55%) TIBCO
19 47 (15.88%) Python
20 37 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 35 (11.82%) OO
21 35 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (11.49%) Rendezvous
23 33 (11.15%) Firewall
24 32 (10.81%) E-Commerce
25 31 (10.47%) Windows

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (2.70%) MTS
2 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.36%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 50 (16.89%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.68%) Eikon
3 1 (0.34%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.15%) Firewall
2 22 (7.43%) Multicast
3 10 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.34%) BGP
5 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.04%) KDB
3 9 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.69%) OLAP
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) JUnit
1 4 (1.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.01%) Selenium
2 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.01%) Subversion
2 3 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.34%) Introscope
3 1 (0.34%) NUnit
3 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.34%) Mockito
3 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 163 (55.07%) Front Office
2 114 (38.51%) Finance
3 105 (35.47%) Banking
4 67 (22.64%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.05%) Back Office
6 7 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 137 (46.28%) Developer
2 70 (23.65%) Java Developer
3 63 (21.28%) Analyst
4 34 (11.49%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 30 (10.14%) C++ Developer
7 26 (8.78%) Applications Support
8 22 (7.43%) Project Manager
9 19 (6.42%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.41%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.39%) WPF Developer
12 10 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
13 9 (3.04%) Programmer
14 8 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
14 8 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (2.36%) Java Analyst Programmer
15 7 (2.36%) Java Programmer
15 7 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.64%) FIX Protocol
2 34 (11.49%) Rendezvous
3 28 (9.46%) WPF
4 24 (8.11%) .NET
5 16 (5.41%) Middleware
6 15 (5.07%) WinForms
7 11 (3.72%) XML
7 11 (3.72%) Reactive Extensions
8 10 (3.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (3.04%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.04%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (3.04%) Spring
9 9 (3.04%) JNI
9 9 (3.04%) STL
10 5 (1.69%) XSD
10 5 (1.69%) XSLT
10 5 (1.69%) JMS
11 4 (1.35%) Ultra Messaging
11 4 (1.35%) SOAP
12 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (35.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 91 (30.74%) Fixed Income
3 80 (27.03%) Equities
4 65 (21.96%) Derivative
5 35 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (6.42%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.72%) Eurex
8 10 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.70%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.01%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 108 (36.49%) UNIX
2 96 (32.43%) Linux
3 31 (10.47%) Windows
4 15 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.47%) Low Latency
2 71 (23.99%) Multithreading
3 35 (11.82%) OO
3 35 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 31 (10.47%) Project Management
6 30 (10.14%) Algorithmic Trading
7 27 (9.12%) SDLC
8 26 (8.78%) Market Making
9 23 (7.77%) Risk Management
10 21 (7.09%) OOD
11 20 (6.76%) TDD
12 19 (6.42%) Analytics
13 17 (5.74%) Capacity Management
14 16 (5.41%) Change Management
15 15 (5.07%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 13 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (4.05%) MVVM
17 12 (4.05%) Business Analysis
17 12 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.50%) Java
2 80 (27.03%) SQL
3 70 (23.65%) C#
4 63 (21.28%) C++
5 53 (17.91%) Perl
6 47 (15.88%) Python
7 16 (5.41%) VB
7 16 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.72%) C
9 9 (3.04%) PHP
10 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.69%) VBA
12 4 (1.35%) AWK
12 4 (1.35%) VBScript
12 4 (1.35%) C-shell
13 3 (1.01%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.68%) Korn
15 1 (0.34%) Groovy
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
15 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) CCIE
2 1 (0.34%) CCNP
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.34%) RHCE
2 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) MiFID
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.34%) Nagios
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 56 (18.92%) ION Trading
2 49 (16.55%) TIBCO
3 28 (9.46%) Sybase
4 25 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.74%) Reuters
5 17 (5.74%) Bloomberg
6 16 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 15 (5.07%) Oracle
8 14 (4.73%) eSpeed
9 13 (4.39%) MarketAxess
10 11 (3.72%) Tradeweb
11 9 (3.04%) Currenex
11 9 (3.04%) Citrix
12 5 (1.69%) Splunk
13 4 (1.35%) Solace
14 3 (1.01%) DevExpress
14 3 (1.01%) Syncfusion
14 3 (1.01%) Fidessa
15 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
15 2 (0.68%) BT
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