The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 432 335 360
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +25
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 132 191 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 165 196
Average daily rate £585 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Electronic Trading
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -61 125 £600 +14.28% 21
North West - - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (41.98%) UNIX
2 96 (39.51%) Finance
3 93 (38.27%) Front Office
4 90 (37.04%) Banking
4 90 (37.04%) Low Latency
5 89 (36.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 89 (36.63%) Java
6 86 (35.39%) SQL
7 80 (32.92%) Fixed Income
8 79 (32.51%) Linux
9 66 (27.16%) TIBCO
10 63 (25.93%) Investment Banking
11 62 (25.51%) Perl
12 61 (25.10%) Rendezvous
13 60 (24.69%) Equities
14 58 (23.87%) Windows
15 55 (22.63%) Multithreading
16 46 (18.93%) Python
16 46 (18.93%) Project Management
17 43 (17.70%) Derivative
17 43 (17.70%) ION Trading
18 42 (17.28%) Red Hat
18 42 (17.28%) C++
19 41 (16.87%) Firewall
20 38 (15.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 36 (14.81%) Reuters
22 35 (14.40%) MarketAxess
22 35 (14.40%) Multicast
23 32 (13.17%) Change Management
24 31 (12.76%) Oracle

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (3.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.41%) Mule
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) MS Office
2 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (11.11%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.47%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.87%) Firewall
2 35 (14.40%) Multicast
3 10 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.12%) VPN
4 4 (1.65%) Intranet
4 4 (1.65%) MPLS
4 4 (1.65%) OSPF
4 4 (1.65%) BGP
4 4 (1.65%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.82%) FWSM
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) LAN
5 2 (0.82%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) FTP
6 1 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.41%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) KDB
3 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.23%) QlikView
6 2 (0.82%) MySQL
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.41%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.88%) JUnit
2 3 (1.23%) Maven
2 3 (1.23%) jMock
2 3 (1.23%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Mockito
3 2 (0.82%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.41%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) DbUnit
General
1 96 (39.51%) Finance
2 93 (38.27%) Front Office
3 90 (37.04%) Banking
4 63 (25.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (39.92%) Developer
2 61 (25.10%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.28%) Analyst
4 33 (13.58%) Applications Support
5 25 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.23%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.41%) Linux Support
8 17 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.17%) Business Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) Linux Support Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.12%) C++ Developer
13 9 (3.70%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (2.47%) FX Support Analyst
16 4 (1.65%) Charles River Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.10%) Rendezvous
2 26 (10.70%) FIX Protocol
3 22 (9.05%) Middleware
4 20 (8.23%) .NET
5 15 (6.17%) WPF
6 9 (3.70%) JMS
7 8 (3.29%) QuickFIX
8 7 (2.88%) HTML
9 6 (2.47%) Swing
9 6 (2.47%) WinForms
10 5 (2.06%) XML
11 4 (1.65%) HTML5
12 3 (1.23%) Flash
12 3 (1.23%) Spring
12 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.82%) STL
13 2 (0.82%) Reactive Extensions
13 2 (0.82%) Parsley
13 2 (0.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 89 (36.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 80 (32.92%) Fixed Income
3 60 (24.69%) Equities
4 43 (17.70%) Derivative
5 28 (11.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (7.00%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (2.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (2.47%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Exalogic
10 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.23%) Statistics
11 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.41%) Kindle
12 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 102 (41.98%) UNIX
2 79 (32.51%) Linux
3 58 (23.87%) Windows
4 38 (15.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.12%) Solaris
6 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.04%) Low Latency
2 55 (22.63%) Multithreading
3 46 (18.93%) Project Management
4 32 (13.17%) Change Management
5 31 (12.76%) Capacity Management
6 23 (9.47%) Algorithmic Trading
7 19 (7.82%) OO
8 13 (5.35%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.53%) Business Analysis
10 10 (4.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 9 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.29%) Analytics
13 7 (2.88%) Workflow
13 7 (2.88%) Change Control
14 6 (2.47%) UML
14 6 (2.47%) SOA
14 6 (2.47%) Investment Management
15 5 (2.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.63%) Java
2 86 (35.39%) SQL
3 62 (25.51%) Perl
4 46 (18.93%) Python
5 42 (17.28%) C++
6 25 (10.29%) C#
7 13 (5.35%) Scala
8 9 (3.70%) C
9 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.06%) C-shell
10 5 (2.06%) AWK
11 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.23%) Tcl
13 2 (0.82%) Korn
14 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.41%) XAML
14 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (11.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.82%) CCSP
3 2 (0.82%) CCNP
3 2 (0.82%) CCNA
4 1 (0.41%) CCDP
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) RHCE
4 1 (0.41%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) HNC
4 1 (0.41%) HND
4 1 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) EMIR
2 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.23%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (27.16%) TIBCO
2 43 (17.70%) ION Trading
3 42 (17.28%) Red Hat
4 36 (14.81%) Reuters
5 35 (14.40%) MarketAxess
6 31 (12.76%) Oracle
7 29 (11.93%) eSpeed
8 18 (7.41%) Bloomberg
9 12 (4.94%) Sybase
9 12 (4.94%) Tradeweb
10 9 (3.70%) 29West
11 5 (2.06%) Charles River
12 4 (1.65%) Cisco
12 4 (1.65%) Juniper
12 4 (1.65%) Veritas
13 3 (1.23%) Fidessa
13 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
13 3 (1.23%) Adobe
13 3 (1.23%) Syncfusion
13 3 (1.23%) DevExpress
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