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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 381 355 370
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 227 247 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.68% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 210 175
Average daily rate £625 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £798
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £284 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -18.92%
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 220 £625 +4.16% 57
West Midlands - 4 £370 -
North West - 2 £95 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 230 (47.13%) Finance
2 225 (46.11%) Front Office
3 203 (41.60%) Banking
4 181 (37.09%) Java
5 160 (32.79%) Low Latency
6 157 (32.17%) Unix
6 157 (32.17%) Linux
7 154 (31.56%) Investment Banking
8 145 (29.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 139 (28.48%) SQL
10 137 (28.07%) C#
11 134 (27.46%) Multithreading
12 132 (27.05%) C++
13 98 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
14 95 (19.47%) Fixed Income
15 86 (17.62%) WPF
16 75 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (15.16%) Python
18 72 (14.75%) Software Engineering
18 72 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
19 70 (14.34%) Risk Management
20 67 (13.73%) Equities
21 61 (12.50%) SQL Server
22 59 (12.09%) SDLC
23 53 (10.86%) Market Making
23 53 (10.86%) .NET
24 52 (10.66%) ION Trading
25 50 (10.25%) Degree
26 48 (9.84%) Project Management
27 46 (9.43%) Windows

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (1.64%) Node.js
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.61%) Apache
4 3 (0.61%) JBoss
4 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) GemFire
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (9.02%) ION MarketView
2 13 (2.66%) RMDS
3 5 (1.02%) Summit
4 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) Global One
4 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.97%) Firewall
2 28 (5.74%) Multicast
3 27 (5.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.82%) DNS
4 4 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.61%) LAN
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) Unicast
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.23%) KDB
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.82%) OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 23 (4.71%) JUnit
3 20 (4.10%) Gradle
4 17 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.84%) Subversion
7 8 (1.64%) JIRA
7 8 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.02%) Maven
9 4 (0.82%) NUnit
9 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.61%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.41%) Emacs
11 2 (0.41%) Hudson
11 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.20%) jMock
General
1 230 (47.13%) Finance
2 225 (46.11%) Front Office
3 203 (41.60%) Banking
4 154 (31.56%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.51%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.07%) Back Office
7 4 (0.82%) Retail
7 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (55.94%) Developer
2 104 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 78 (15.98%) C++ Developer
4 67 (13.73%) C# Developer
5 60 (12.30%) Analyst
6 54 (11.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 53 (10.86%) Senior Developer
8 47 (9.63%) Software Engineer
9 38 (7.79%) WPF Developer
10 36 (7.38%) C# WPF Developer
11 34 (6.97%) Business Analyst
12 30 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (5.53%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 27 (5.53%) Project Manager
14 25 (5.12%) Support Analyst
15 24 (4.92%) C# Software Engineer
16 23 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
17 21 (4.30%) Java Engineer
17 21 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
18 20 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.62%) WPF
2 72 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
3 53 (10.86%) .NET
4 33 (6.76%) Rendezvous
5 22 (4.51%) .NET Framework
5 22 (4.51%) HTML
6 19 (3.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (3.48%) WinForms
8 16 (3.28%) HTML5
9 13 (2.66%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.66%) STL
9 13 (2.66%) XML
10 12 (2.46%) Reactive Extensions
11 9 (1.84%) Middleware
12 8 (1.64%) CSS
12 8 (1.64%) JMS
13 7 (1.43%) Ultra Messaging
14 6 (1.23%) Web Services
15 5 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 145 (29.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 98 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (19.47%) Fixed Income
4 67 (13.73%) Equities
5 46 (9.43%) Computer Science
6 41 (8.40%) Derivative
7 26 (5.33%) Grid Computing
8 18 (3.69%) Mathematics
9 17 (3.48%) Fintech
10 14 (2.87%) User Experience
11 13 (2.66%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.46%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 12 (2.46%) N-Tier
13 11 (2.25%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.64%) Eurex
15 7 (1.43%) Physics
16 5 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
17 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
18 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 157 (32.17%) Linux
1 157 (32.17%) Unix
2 46 (9.43%) Windows
3 11 (2.25%) Solaris
4 6 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) SUSE
6 2 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.79%) Low Latency
2 134 (27.46%) Multithreading
3 75 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 70 (14.34%) Risk Management
6 59 (12.09%) SDLC
7 53 (10.86%) Market Making
8 48 (9.84%) Project Management
9 40 (8.20%) OO
10 35 (7.17%) Algorithmic Trading
11 33 (6.76%) Migration
12 30 (6.15%) E-Commerce
13 29 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.74%) Functional Programming
14 28 (5.74%) Risk Analysis
15 26 (5.33%) Business Analysis
15 26 (5.33%) TDD
16 24 (4.92%) Release Management
17 23 (4.71%) DevOps
18 20 (4.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (37.09%) Java
2 139 (28.48%) SQL
3 137 (28.07%) C#
4 132 (27.05%) C++
5 74 (15.16%) Python
6 42 (8.61%) Perl
7 29 (5.94%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.33%) C
9 24 (4.92%) Scala
10 12 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.05%) Korn
12 10 (2.05%) VBA
13 5 (1.02%) XAML
14 4 (0.82%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.82%) C-shell
14 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.61%) PHP
15 3 (0.61%) Ruby
15 3 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (10.25%) Degree
2 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.20%) CBAP
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.48%) QA
2 6 (1.23%) MiFID
3 4 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.61%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (6.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (2.05%) Puppet
3 5 (1.02%) Nagios
4 3 (0.61%) Icinga
4 3 (0.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (10.66%) ION Trading
2 45 (9.22%) Oracle
3 43 (8.81%) TIBCO
4 37 (7.58%) Splunk
5 16 (3.28%) Sybase
6 15 (3.07%) Reuters
7 13 (2.66%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.05%) Trayport
9 9 (1.84%) Microsoft
9 9 (1.84%) Tradeweb
10 8 (1.64%) Fidessa
10 8 (1.64%) MarketAxess
11 7 (1.43%) Murex
12 6 (1.23%) Calypso
13 5 (1.02%) Citrix
13 5 (1.02%) Currenex
13 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.61%) eSpeed
15 3 (0.61%) VMware
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