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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 465 413 324
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -89
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 160 210 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.52% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 176 229
Median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 160 £625 +4.16% 52
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 245 (56.84%) Front Office
2 229 (53.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 183 (42.46%) C#
4 155 (35.96%) Low Latency
5 153 (35.50%) Multithreading
6 150 (34.80%) Java
7 149 (34.57%) Banking
8 142 (32.95%) Finance
9 128 (29.70%) C++
10 117 (27.15%) Analytical Skills
11 116 (26.91%) Fixed Income
12 110 (25.52%) Unix
12 110 (25.52%) Linux
13 106 (24.59%) Investment Banking
14 105 (24.36%) WPF
15 101 (23.43%) SQL
16 88 (20.42%) FIX Protocol
17 71 (16.47%) .NET
17 71 (16.47%) Python
18 70 (16.24%) Equities
19 69 (16.01%) Risk Management
20 68 (15.78%) ION Trading
21 67 (15.55%) TIBCO
22 62 (14.39%) Oracle
23 61 (14.15%) SQL Server
24 59 (13.69%) Rendezvous
25 57 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
26 53 (12.30%) Algorithmic Trading
27 47 (10.90%) Market Making
28 46 (10.67%) MVVM

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.32%) Confluence
2 7 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) GemFire
4 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 41 (9.51%) ION MarketView
2 39 (9.05%) RMDS
3 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.23%) Eikon
4 1 (0.23%) Global One
4 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.50%) TCP/IP
2 27 (6.26%) Firewall
3 16 (3.71%) Multicast
4 6 (1.39%) VPN
5 4 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.70%) BGP
6 3 (0.70%) SAN
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.46%) LDAP
7 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.46%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) NGN
8 1 (0.23%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.18%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.16%) KDB
5 4 (0.93%) OLAP
6 3 (0.70%) DB2
7 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.46%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.23%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (6.50%) NUnit
1 28 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.87%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.18%) Subversion
6 16 (3.71%) JIRA
7 12 (2.78%) Maven
8 9 (2.09%) Selenium
9 7 (1.62%) JUnit
10 6 (1.39%) Ant
10 6 (1.39%) Gradle
10 6 (1.39%) Hudson
10 6 (1.39%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.16%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.16%) Grunt
11 5 (1.16%) Mockito
12 4 (0.93%) Mocha
12 4 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 245 (56.84%) Front Office
2 149 (34.57%) Banking
3 142 (32.95%) Finance
4 106 (24.59%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.50%) Back Office
6 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (56.38%) Developer
2 103 (23.90%) C# Developer
3 82 (19.03%) Java Developer
4 77 (17.87%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 64 (14.85%) C++ Developer
6 63 (14.62%) Analyst
7 38 (8.82%) Front Office Developer
8 37 (8.58%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 36 (8.35%) Applications Support
10 31 (7.19%) WPF Developer
11 30 (6.96%) C# WPF Developer
12 29 (6.73%) Business Analyst
13 28 (6.50%) Support Analyst
14 24 (5.57%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 21 (4.87%) C++/C# Developer
15 21 (4.87%) Electronic Trading Support
16 20 (4.64%) .NET Developer
16 20 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (4.64%) Senior Developer
17 19 (4.41%) C# GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (24.36%) WPF
2 88 (20.42%) FIX Protocol
3 71 (16.47%) .NET
4 59 (13.69%) Rendezvous
5 45 (10.44%) WinForms
6 25 (5.80%) HTML
7 21 (4.87%) Reactive Extensions
8 19 (4.41%) HTML5
9 18 (4.18%) Middleware
9 18 (4.18%) XML
10 17 (3.94%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.71%) STL
12 15 (3.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (3.02%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.09%) Ultra Messaging
15 8 (1.86%) CSS
15 8 (1.86%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (1.62%) Swing
16 7 (1.62%) XSD
16 7 (1.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 229 (53.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 117 (27.15%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (26.91%) Fixed Income
4 70 (16.24%) Equities
5 33 (7.66%) User Experience
6 31 (7.19%) Derivative
7 24 (5.57%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.94%) N-Tier
9 13 (3.02%) Fintech
10 11 (2.55%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.32%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.09%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.86%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.39%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.16%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.16%) Eurex
16 4 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
16 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.52%) Linux
1 110 (25.52%) Unix
2 32 (7.42%) Windows
3 15 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.86%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.96%) Low Latency
2 153 (35.50%) Multithreading
3 69 (16.01%) Risk Management
4 57 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (12.30%) Algorithmic Trading
6 47 (10.90%) Market Making
7 46 (10.67%) MVVM
8 42 (9.74%) OO
9 40 (9.28%) SDLC
10 35 (8.12%) E-Commerce
11 31 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (7.19%) Performance Optimisation
12 28 (6.50%) TDD
13 26 (6.03%) OOD
14 25 (5.80%) Migration
14 25 (5.80%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.57%) DevOps
16 21 (4.87%) Project Management
16 21 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (42.46%) C#
2 150 (34.80%) Java
3 128 (29.70%) C++
4 101 (23.43%) SQL
5 71 (16.47%) Python
6 38 (8.82%) Perl
7 21 (4.87%) XAML
8 20 (4.64%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.71%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.32%) Ruby
11 9 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.86%) VBA
13 6 (1.39%) PHP
14 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.16%) C
15 4 (0.93%) VB
16 2 (0.46%) Scala
17 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.23%) Clojure
17 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.34%) Degree
2 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.46%) PhD
3 2 (0.46%) RHCE
4 1 (0.23%) CCIE
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.10%) QA
2 12 (2.78%) MiFID
3 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.46%) EMIR
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) NFS
2 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.71%) ITRS Geneos
1 16 (3.71%) Puppet
2 8 (1.86%) Ansible
3 7 (1.62%) Nagios
4 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.93%) Icinga
5 4 (0.93%) logstash
6 3 (0.70%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.46%) yum
8 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 68 (15.78%) ION Trading
2 67 (15.55%) TIBCO
3 62 (14.39%) Oracle
4 37 (8.58%) Microsoft
5 35 (8.12%) Reuters
6 15 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.48%) Splunk
7 11 (2.55%) Fidessa
7 11 (2.55%) Sybase
8 10 (2.32%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.32%) Syncfusion
9 9 (2.09%) Informatica
10 6 (1.39%) Calypso
10 6 (1.39%) Currenex
10 6 (1.39%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.39%) Murex
10 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.39%) Solace
10 6 (1.39%) Trayport
11 5 (1.16%) Bloomberg
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