The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swaptions
Rank 572 546 529
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs citing Swaptions 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
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£585 £625 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £340 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Swaptions
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in England

Swaptions
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Swaptions Daily Rate Trend in England

Swaptions
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Swaptions across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Swaptions Daily Rate Histogram in England

Swaptions
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 Swaptions within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 +16 7 £585 -6.40%
Swaptions
UK

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Calypso
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Summit
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Murex
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) DTCC
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Syncfusion
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Summit
2 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (11.11%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) DTCC
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Calypso
2 2 (22.22%) Murex
3 1 (11.11%) Misys
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Syncfusion
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress