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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 456 444 356
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -88
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 162 198 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.46% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 163 233
Median daily rate £605 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
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
40831 42666 40917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.45% 81.24% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27254 28340 26063
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1188 1145
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -29 157 £605 +0.83% 38
East Midlands -9 2 £425 -8.10%
West Midlands - 2 £278 -
North West - 1 - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 172 (53.42%) Front Office
2 167 (51.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 118 (36.65%) C#
4 116 (36.02%) Banking
4 116 (36.02%) Low Latency
5 106 (32.92%) Finance
6 104 (32.30%) Java
7 102 (31.68%) Multithreading
8 92 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
9 90 (27.95%) Linux
10 85 (26.40%) SQL
11 82 (25.47%) Fixed Income
12 80 (24.84%) Algorithmic Trading
13 72 (22.36%) Oracle
13 72 (22.36%) Unix
14 71 (22.05%) TIBCO
15 70 (21.74%) C++
16 68 (21.12%) Python
17 67 (20.81%) SQL Server
18 62 (19.25%) Rendezvous
19 60 (18.63%) .NET
20 57 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (17.39%) Investment Banking
22 51 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (15.53%) WPF
24 46 (14.29%) ION Trading
25 43 (13.35%) RMDS
25 43 (13.35%) Market Making
26 38 (11.80%) Equities
26 38 (11.80%) Windows

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 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.80%) Confluence
3 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 43 (13.35%) RMDS
2 22 (6.83%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.24%) Summit
4 2 (0.62%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.31%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.31%) GitHub
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.21%) Firewall
3 13 (4.04%) Multicast
4 7 (2.17%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) BGP
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) MPLS
5 3 (0.93%) OSPF
5 3 (0.93%) RIP
5 3 (0.93%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (0.93%) SSL
6 2 (0.62%) DNS
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) SAN
6 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.48%) KDB
5 4 (1.24%) DB2
5 4 (1.24%) Kdb+
6 3 (0.93%) Big Data
6 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.93%) HBase
6 3 (0.93%) Impala
6 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.62%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 17 (5.28%) Subversion
4 16 (4.97%) JUnit
5 15 (4.66%) JIRA
5 15 (4.66%) NUnit
6 14 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.73%) Maven
8 9 (2.80%) Gradle
9 8 (2.48%) Selenium
10 7 (2.17%) Grunt
10 7 (2.17%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.86%) Bower
11 6 (1.86%) Hudson
12 5 (1.55%) Ant
12 5 (1.55%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.24%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.24%) NuGet
General
1 172 (53.42%) Front Office
2 116 (36.02%) Banking
3 106 (32.92%) Finance
4 56 (17.39%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.55%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) French Language
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 181 (56.21%) Developer
2 87 (27.02%) C# Developer
3 59 (18.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 59 (18.32%) Java Developer
4 53 (16.46%) Analyst
5 38 (11.80%) C++ Developer
6 30 (9.32%) Electronic Trading Support
7 29 (9.01%) Support Analyst
8 27 (8.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 25 (7.76%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 22 (6.83%) Applications Support
11 21 (6.52%) C++/C# Developer
12 20 (6.21%) Unix Support
13 19 (5.90%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
13 19 (5.90%) Unix Analyst
13 19 (5.90%) Unix Support Analyst
14 18 (5.59%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
14 18 (5.59%) FX Support Analyst
15 17 (5.28%) Business Analyst
16 16 (4.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
2 62 (19.25%) Rendezvous
3 60 (18.63%) .NET
4 50 (15.53%) WPF
5 33 (10.25%) HTML
5 33 (10.25%) WinForms
6 27 (8.39%) HTML5
7 26 (8.07%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.66%) Ultra Messaging
9 14 (4.35%) CSS
10 13 (4.04%) Middleware
11 12 (3.73%) CSS3
11 12 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (3.73%) Node.js
12 10 (3.11%) jQuery
13 9 (2.80%) Sass
13 9 (2.80%) Spring
13 9 (2.80%) STL
14 8 (2.48%) LESS
14 8 (2.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 167 (51.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 82 (25.47%) Fixed Income
3 57 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.80%) Equities
5 26 (8.07%) User Experience
6 25 (7.76%) Derivative
7 17 (5.28%) Algorithms
8 16 (4.97%) Fintech
9 9 (2.80%) TWAP
9 9 (2.80%) VWAP
10 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.48%) Virtual Team
11 7 (2.17%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.86%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.55%) SCADA
14 4 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (1.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.95%) Linux
2 72 (22.36%) Unix
3 38 (11.80%) Windows
4 10 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.02%) Low Latency
2 102 (31.68%) Multithreading
3 80 (24.84%) Algorithmic Trading
4 51 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.35%) Market Making
6 34 (10.56%) Risk Management
7 31 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.70%) OO
9 27 (8.39%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.14%) TDD
11 22 (6.83%) DevOps
11 22 (6.83%) Performance Optimisation
12 19 (5.90%) Project Management
13 18 (5.59%) MVVM
13 18 (5.59%) Workflow
14 17 (5.28%) High Availability
15 16 (4.97%) Data Management
16 15 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 15 (4.66%) Unit Testing
17 14 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 118 (36.65%) C#
2 104 (32.30%) Java
3 85 (26.40%) SQL
4 70 (21.74%) C++
5 68 (21.12%) Python
6 29 (9.01%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.59%) Perl
8 12 (3.73%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.11%) Ruby
10 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.48%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.86%) XAML
13 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.24%) R
15 3 (0.93%) Scala
15 3 (0.93%) VBA
16 2 (0.62%) C
16 2 (0.62%) ES6
17 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (5.59%) Degree
2 3 (0.93%) CCIE
2 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.31%) PMP
3 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.21%) QA
2 19 (5.90%) MiFID
3 3 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.31%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) NFS
2 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.35%) Puppet
2 9 (2.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (2.48%) Ansible
4 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.24%) Icinga
5 4 (1.24%) logstash
5 4 (1.24%) Nagios
6 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.93%) Oozie
7 2 (0.62%) Endace
8 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 72 (22.36%) Oracle
2 71 (22.05%) TIBCO
3 46 (14.29%) ION Trading
4 36 (11.18%) Reuters
5 15 (4.66%) FXall
6 14 (4.35%) Currenex
6 14 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.42%) Bloomberg
7 11 (3.42%) Informatica
7 11 (3.42%) Splunk
7 11 (3.42%) Syncfusion
8 10 (3.11%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.11%) Calypso
8 10 (3.11%) Murex
8 10 (3.11%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.48%) Sun
10 7 (2.17%) Solace
11 6 (1.86%) DevExpress
12 5 (1.55%) Tradeweb
13 4 (1.24%) MarketAxess
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