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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 417 341 430
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +89
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 154 228 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.65% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 117
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£550 £565 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £675 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
37903 35325 37963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.50% 73.75% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23950 22116 22455
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1077 961 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -42 149 £550 -4.34% 43
East Midlands +4 4 £438 +12.90% 1
South East 0 1 £425 - 4
East of England - - - - 1
Electronic Trading
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Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 122 (41.64%) UNIX
1 122 (41.64%) Front Office
2 115 (39.25%) SQL
2 115 (39.25%) Banking
3 109 (37.20%) Java
3 109 (37.20%) Linux
4 102 (34.81%) Finance
5 98 (33.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 96 (32.76%) Low Latency
7 93 (31.74%) Fixed Income
8 78 (26.62%) Perl
9 68 (23.21%) Investment Banking
10 63 (21.50%) Python
11 60 (20.48%) Equities
12 59 (20.14%) C#
12 59 (20.14%) Multithreading
13 58 (19.80%) C++
14 55 (18.77%) TIBCO
14 55 (18.77%) Rendezvous
15 54 (18.43%) Windows
16 47 (16.04%) Oracle
17 45 (15.36%) Reuters
17 45 (15.36%) FIX Protocol
18 44 (15.02%) Derivative
19 43 (14.68%) Project Management
20 42 (14.33%) Red Hat
20 42 (14.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 39 (13.31%) MarketAxess
22 38 (12.97%) Algorithmic Trading
23 36 (12.29%) Firewall

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.10%) MS Office
2 5 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.83%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.41%) RMDS
3 5 (1.71%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.34%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.29%) Firewall
2 29 (9.90%) Multicast
3 13 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.39%) LAN
4 7 (2.39%) WAN
5 6 (2.05%) HTTP
5 6 (2.05%) VPN
5 6 (2.05%) Internet
6 5 (1.71%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.37%) Extranet
7 4 (1.37%) Intranet
7 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.37%) ATM
7 4 (1.37%) H.323
8 3 (1.02%) BGP
8 3 (1.02%) Network Security
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.68%) FWSM
9 2 (0.68%) SSH
9 2 (0.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.51%) KDB
3 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) MySQL
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.73%) JUnit
2 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.02%) Mockito
3 3 (1.02%) jMock
3 3 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.02%) Subversion
3 3 (1.02%) Maven
3 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.68%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.68%) Gradle
5 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.34%) TestNG
5 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 122 (41.64%) Front Office
2 115 (39.25%) Banking
3 102 (34.81%) Finance
4 68 (23.21%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.44%) Back Office
6 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (38.91%) Developer
2 70 (23.89%) Analyst
3 52 (17.75%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.95%) Applications Support
5 33 (11.26%) Support Analyst
6 29 (9.90%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.19%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.17%) Linux Support
9 16 (5.46%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.12%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (3.41%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.41%) WPF Developer
12 8 (2.73%) Production Support Analyst
12 8 (2.73%) FX Support Analyst
12 8 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.39%) Electronics Engineer
13 7 (2.39%) Market Data Engineer
14 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 5 (1.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.77%) Rendezvous
2 45 (15.36%) FIX Protocol
3 28 (9.56%) WPF
4 23 (7.85%) .NET
5 14 (4.78%) Middleware
5 14 (4.78%) WinForms
6 11 (3.75%) Spring
7 9 (3.07%) QuickFIX
8 7 (2.39%) XML
9 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.05%) JMS
9 6 (2.05%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (1.71%) Spring Integration
10 5 (1.71%) HTML
10 5 (1.71%) Swing
11 4 (1.37%) Django
12 3 (1.02%) LINQ
13 2 (0.68%) WCF
14 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
14 1 (0.34%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (33.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 93 (31.74%) Fixed Income
3 60 (20.48%) Equities
4 44 (15.02%) Derivative
5 20 (6.83%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.44%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.73%) Statistics
8 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.68%) Physics
12 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.68%) DTCC
12 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 122 (41.64%) UNIX
2 109 (37.20%) Linux
3 54 (18.43%) Windows
4 42 (14.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Solaris
6 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (32.76%) Low Latency
2 59 (20.14%) Multithreading
3 43 (14.68%) Project Management
4 38 (12.97%) Algorithmic Trading
5 29 (9.90%) OO
6 27 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (9.22%) Capacity Management
7 24 (8.19%) Change Management
7 24 (8.19%) E-Commerce
7 24 (8.19%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.78%) Workflow
8 14 (4.78%) OOD
8 14 (4.78%) Change Control
9 10 (3.41%) UML
9 10 (3.41%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.07%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.07%) Analytics
10 9 (3.07%) Release Management
11 8 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (2.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.25%) SQL
2 109 (37.20%) Java
3 78 (26.62%) Perl
4 63 (21.50%) Python
5 59 (20.14%) C#
6 58 (19.80%) C++
7 13 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.75%) AWK
8 11 (3.75%) C-shell
8 11 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.07%) C
10 7 (2.39%) Korn
11 5 (1.71%) VB
12 3 (1.02%) Tcl
12 3 (1.02%) Scala
13 2 (0.68%) Ruby
13 2 (0.68%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.68%) VBA
13 2 (0.68%) VC++
14 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.68%) HNC
3 2 (0.68%) HND
3 2 (0.68%) CCSP
3 2 (0.68%) CCNP
3 2 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) EMIR
2 4 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.37%) NFS
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (9.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.71%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (18.77%) TIBCO
2 47 (16.04%) Oracle
3 45 (15.36%) Reuters
4 42 (14.33%) Red Hat
5 39 (13.31%) MarketAxess
6 31 (10.58%) ION Trading
7 23 (7.85%) eSpeed
8 22 (7.51%) Bloomberg
9 19 (6.48%) Sybase
10 12 (4.10%) 29West
11 9 (3.07%) Trayport
12 8 (2.73%) Tradeweb
13 7 (2.39%) Microsoft
14 6 (2.05%) Cisco
15 4 (1.37%) Syncfusion
16 3 (1.02%) DevExpress
17 2 (0.68%) Juniper
17 2 (0.68%) Fidessa
17 2 (0.68%) Perforce
18 1 (0.34%) VMware
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