The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exotic Derivative over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exotic Derivatives
Rank 584 549 535
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -14
Contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative 1 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.025% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.079% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 19
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£625 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Exotic Derivative
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15928 15286 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.56% 32.16% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 9751 8667
Average daily rate £415 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 620 765
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Exotic Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Exotic Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in England

Exotic Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the England region.

Exotic Derivative Daily Rate Trend in England

Exotic Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the England region.

Exotic Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in England

Exotic Derivative
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 Exotic Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 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 +1 1 £625 +13.63%
Exotic Derivative
UK

Exotic Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exotic Derivative 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) FpML
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT

Exotic Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Exotic Derivative 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 Exotic Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft