The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 416 354 372
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +18
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 154 207 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 163 148
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Electronic Trading
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -34 150 £550 - 48
West Midlands -18 3 £450 -
South East -5 1 £425 -
East of England - - - -
Electronic Trading
UK

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 131 (45.49%) Front Office
2 117 (40.63%) UNIX
3 115 (39.93%) Banking
4 109 (37.85%) SQL
5 106 (36.81%) Java
6 102 (35.42%) Finance
7 99 (34.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 96 (33.33%) Linux
8 96 (33.33%) Low Latency
9 85 (29.51%) Fixed Income
10 72 (25.00%) Perl
11 69 (23.96%) Investment Banking
12 63 (21.88%) Equities
13 62 (21.53%) TIBCO
14 58 (20.14%) Rendezvous
14 58 (20.14%) C++
15 57 (19.79%) Python
16 56 (19.44%) Multithreading
17 55 (19.10%) C#
18 51 (17.71%) Windows
19 49 (17.01%) Derivative
20 45 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
20 45 (15.63%) Oracle
21 44 (15.28%) Project Management
22 38 (13.19%) Reuters
23 37 (12.85%) Red Hat
23 37 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 35 (12.15%) Algorithmic Trading
24 35 (12.15%) ION Trading
25 34 (11.81%) Firewall

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (2.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (4.17%) MS Office
2 5 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.60%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.47%) RMDS
3 4 (1.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.81%) Firewall
2 26 (9.03%) Multicast
3 11 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.43%) LAN
4 7 (2.43%) WAN
5 6 (2.08%) HTTP
5 6 (2.08%) VPN
5 6 (2.08%) Internet
6 5 (1.74%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.39%) Extranet
7 4 (1.39%) Intranet
7 4 (1.39%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.39%) ATM
7 4 (1.39%) H.323
8 3 (1.04%) BGP
8 3 (1.04%) Network Security
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.69%) FWSM
9 2 (0.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.64%) KDB
3 9 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.04%) QlikView
7 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.69%) MySQL
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.78%) JUnit
2 3 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.04%) jMock
2 3 (1.04%) Maven
2 3 (1.04%) Mockito
3 2 (0.69%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.35%) TestNG
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
General
1 131 (45.49%) Front Office
2 115 (39.93%) Banking
3 102 (35.42%) Finance
4 69 (23.96%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.86%) Back Office
6 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (37.50%) Developer
2 76 (26.39%) Analyst
3 56 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 36 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 33 (11.46%) Applications Support
6 25 (8.68%) Business Analyst
7 23 (7.99%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.90%) Linux Support
9 14 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.51%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.82%) C++ Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.13%) WPF Developer
14 8 (2.78%) Production Support Analyst
14 8 (2.78%) FX Support Analyst
15 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 6 (2.08%) Architect
15 6 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.14%) Rendezvous
2 45 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (9.03%) WPF
4 24 (8.33%) .NET
5 15 (5.21%) Middleware
6 12 (4.17%) WinForms
7 10 (3.47%) QuickFIX
8 8 (2.78%) Spring
8 8 (2.78%) HTML
9 7 (2.43%) JMS
9 7 (2.43%) XML
9 7 (2.43%) Reactive Extensions
10 6 (2.08%) Swing
10 6 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.74%) Spring Integration
12 4 (1.39%) Django
13 3 (1.04%) HTML5
14 2 (0.69%) LINQ
14 2 (0.69%) Java SE
14 2 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (34.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 85 (29.51%) Fixed Income
3 63 (21.88%) Equities
4 49 (17.01%) Derivative
5 21 (7.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.86%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.78%) Statistics
8 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.69%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.69%) DTCC
12 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 117 (40.63%) UNIX
2 96 (33.33%) Linux
3 51 (17.71%) Windows
4 37 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 56 (19.44%) Multithreading
3 44 (15.28%) Project Management
4 35 (12.15%) Algorithmic Trading
5 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (9.03%) E-Commerce
7 22 (7.64%) Capacity Management
8 20 (6.94%) OO
8 20 (6.94%) Change Management
9 19 (6.60%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.21%) Workflow
11 14 (4.86%) Change Control
11 14 (4.86%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.17%) OOD
13 11 (3.82%) UML
14 9 (3.13%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.13%) Migration
14 9 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.13%) Analytics
15 8 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.85%) SQL
2 106 (36.81%) Java
3 72 (25.00%) Perl
4 58 (20.14%) C++
5 57 (19.79%) Python
6 55 (19.10%) C#
7 14 (4.86%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.82%) C-shell
8 11 (3.82%) AWK
9 9 (3.13%) C
9 9 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.13%) Scala
10 5 (1.74%) VB
10 5 (1.74%) Korn
11 3 (1.04%) Tcl
11 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.69%) VC++
12 2 (0.69%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (1.04%) ISEB
2 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.69%) HNC
3 2 (0.69%) HND
3 2 (0.69%) CCSP
3 2 (0.69%) CCNP
3 2 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.35%) CCDP
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) CCIE
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) RHCE
4 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.43%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) EMIR
2 4 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (10.07%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.74%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (21.53%) TIBCO
2 45 (15.63%) Oracle
3 38 (13.19%) Reuters
4 37 (12.85%) Red Hat
5 35 (12.15%) ION Trading
6 31 (10.76%) MarketAxess
7 22 (7.64%) Bloomberg
7 22 (7.64%) Sybase
8 19 (6.60%) eSpeed
9 15 (5.21%) 29West
10 9 (3.13%) Tradeweb
10 9 (3.13%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.08%) Cisco
12 5 (1.74%) Trayport
13 4 (1.39%) Syncfusion
14 3 (1.04%) DevExpress
15 2 (0.69%) Fidessa
15 2 (0.69%) Perforce
15 2 (0.69%) Juniper
16 1 (0.35%) VMware
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £850 - £1100 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago