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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 425 451 339
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -112
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 159 132 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 165
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£600 £585 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
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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
38699 37323 31833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.60% 75.25% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24528 23655 19464
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1089 990
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
London +17 159 £600 - 30
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Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 158 (50.97%) Front Office
2 116 (37.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 115 (37.10%) Java
4 111 (35.81%) Finance
4 111 (35.81%) Fixed Income
4 111 (35.81%) Banking
5 98 (31.61%) UNIX
6 95 (30.65%) Low Latency
7 77 (24.84%) Linux
8 75 (24.19%) C#
9 71 (22.90%) ION Trading
10 70 (22.58%) Derivative
11 69 (22.26%) Multithreading
12 66 (21.29%) C++
12 66 (21.29%) SQL
13 65 (20.97%) Investment Banking
14 64 (20.65%) Equities
15 63 (20.32%) ION MarketView
16 62 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
17 60 (19.35%) TIBCO
18 47 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (12.58%) Perl
20 38 (12.26%) SQL Server
20 38 (12.26%) Python
21 36 (11.61%) E-Commerce
22 35 (11.29%) TDD
23 33 (10.65%) Rendezvous
24 32 (10.32%) OO
25 30 (9.68%) Windows
26 29 (9.35%) Market Making

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (2.26%) MTS
2 2 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (20.32%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.65%) Eikon
3 1 (0.32%) RMDS
3 1 (0.32%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.03%) Firewall
2 19 (6.13%) Multicast
3 9 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) MPLS
5 1 (0.32%) OSPF
5 1 (0.32%) BGP
5 1 (0.32%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.87%) KDB
4 10 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.61%) OLAP
5 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (4.19%) JUnit
2 10 (3.23%) Mockito
3 9 (2.90%) TestNG
4 8 (2.58%) JIRA
5 5 (1.61%) Subversion
6 4 (1.29%) Maven
7 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.97%) Selenium
8 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.32%) Gradle
9 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.32%) Introscope
9 1 (0.32%) NUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 158 (50.97%) Front Office
2 111 (35.81%) Finance
2 111 (35.81%) Banking
3 65 (20.97%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.87%) Back Office
5 7 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 155 (50.00%) Developer
2 78 (25.16%) Java Developer
3 67 (21.61%) Analyst
4 39 (12.58%) C# Developer
5 36 (11.61%) Support Analyst
6 31 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 27 (8.71%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.06%) Project Manager
9 23 (7.42%) Business Analyst
10 20 (6.45%) Applications Support
11 17 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.19%) IT Project Manager
12 13 (4.19%) WPF Developer
13 10 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
15 8 (2.58%) GUI Developer
16 7 (2.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 6 (1.94%) Linux Engineer
18 5 (1.61%) WinForms Developer
18 5 (1.61%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (10.65%) Rendezvous
3 28 (9.03%) WPF
4 27 (8.71%) .NET
5 19 (6.13%) WinForms
6 18 (5.81%) Middleware
7 11 (3.55%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.55%) XML
8 10 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
9 9 (2.90%) Guice
9 9 (2.90%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (2.90%) Spring
9 9 (2.90%) JNI
9 9 (2.90%) STL
10 6 (1.94%) HTML
10 6 (1.94%) JMS
11 5 (1.61%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (1.61%) XSD
11 5 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 116 (37.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 111 (35.81%) Fixed Income
3 70 (22.58%) Derivative
4 64 (20.65%) Equities
5 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.87%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.23%) Eurex
9 9 (2.90%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.58%) Open Source
11 7 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.94%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.61%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.61%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (1.29%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.97%) User Experience
16 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
16 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (31.61%) UNIX
2 77 (24.84%) Linux
3 30 (9.68%) Windows
4 12 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (30.65%) Low Latency
2 69 (22.26%) Multithreading
3 47 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.61%) E-Commerce
5 35 (11.29%) TDD
6 32 (10.32%) OO
7 29 (9.35%) Market Making
8 27 (8.71%) Project Management
9 26 (8.39%) Algorithmic Trading
10 20 (6.45%) OOD
10 20 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.13%) Scrum
12 16 (5.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 15 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (4.84%) Analytics
13 15 (4.84%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.84%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.52%) Capacity Management
15 13 (4.19%) Change Management
15 13 (4.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.10%) Java
2 75 (24.19%) C#
3 66 (21.29%) C++
3 66 (21.29%) SQL
4 39 (12.58%) Perl
5 38 (12.26%) Python
6 13 (4.19%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.87%) VB
8 11 (3.55%) C
8 11 (3.55%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.61%) PHP
9 5 (1.61%) VBA
9 5 (1.61%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.29%) VBScript
10 4 (1.29%) AWK
10 4 (1.29%) C-shell
11 2 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.32%) RHCE
3 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.32%) CCIE
3 1 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.58%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) EMIR
3 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (4.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 71 (22.90%) ION Trading
2 60 (19.35%) TIBCO
3 23 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.77%) Sybase
5 17 (5.48%) Reuters
6 15 (4.84%) Bloomberg
6 15 (4.84%) Oracle
7 13 (4.19%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.23%) Syncfusion
8 10 (3.23%) Tradeweb
8 10 (3.23%) MarketAxess
9 9 (2.90%) eSpeed
10 7 (2.26%) Currenex
11 6 (1.94%) Citrix
12 5 (1.61%) Fidessa
12 5 (1.61%) Solace
12 5 (1.61%) Splunk
13 2 (0.65%) Perforce
13 2 (0.65%) Altiris
13 2 (0.65%) FFastFill
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