The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 31 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 91 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Contract jobs citing Derivative 499 990 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.12% 4.08% 4.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.92% 12.57% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 798 857
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +309.09%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7212 7878 8141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.67% 32.47% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4829 5413 5501
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in London

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in London

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in London

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in London

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London -41 155 £569 +3.40% 75
Docklands, London +1 5 £463 -19.56%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Derivative.

1 500 (42.63%) Banking
2 471 (40.15%) Finance
3 434 (37.00%) Front Office
4 372 (31.71%) SQL
5 349 (29.75%) Investment Banking
6 318 (27.11%) Fixed Income
7 303 (25.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 253 (21.57%) Java
9 229 (19.52%) Equities
10 200 (17.05%) C#
11 181 (15.43%) Oracle
12 177 (15.09%) Equity Derivative
13 168 (14.32%) C++
14 148 (12.62%) UNIX
15 142 (12.11%) Risk Management
16 139 (11.85%) Credit Derivative
17 128 (10.91%) Back Office
18 126 (10.74%) .NET
19 125 (10.66%) Python
20 123 (10.49%) Business Analysis
21 120 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
22 119 (10.14%) SQL Server
23 117 (9.97%) Analytics
24 112 (9.55%) OO
25 109 (9.29%) Linux
26 104 (8.87%) XML
27 101 (8.61%) EMIR
28 99 (8.44%) Credit Risk
29 93 (7.93%) Multithreading
29 93 (7.93%) TDD

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (2.13%) WebSphere
2 17 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (1.11%) Confluence
4 7 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.51%) IIS
6 5 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.26%) GemFire
9 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.085%) Apache
10 1 (0.085%) Lync
Applications
1 43 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (1.62%) MS Office
4 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.02%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (2.73%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.11%) SunGard GMI
3 10 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
4 9 (0.77%) LatentZero
5 8 (0.68%) Summit
6 7 (0.60%) Murex MxG2000
7 6 (0.51%) RMDS
7 6 (0.51%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.43%) Endur
9 4 (0.34%) Minerva
9 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.34%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 3 (0.26%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.26%) Advent Geneva
10 3 (0.26%) Salerio
11 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.17%) Tesseract
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.085%) PaaS
1 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.68%) DSL
2 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.60%) Internet
3 4 (0.34%) Firewall
3 4 (0.34%) Multicast
4 3 (0.26%) BGP
5 2 (0.17%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.17%) Network Security
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.17%) FWSM
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.17%) MPLS
5 2 (0.17%) OSPF
5 2 (0.17%) VPN
5 2 (0.17%) LAN
5 2 (0.17%) WAN
5 2 (0.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.085%) SNMP
6 1 (0.085%) DNS
6 1 (0.085%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 52 (4.43%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.45%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.19%) DTS
9 14 (1.19%) ObjectStore
10 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.77%) MS Access
12 8 (0.68%) Data Mart
13 6 (0.51%) KDB
13 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (2.98%) JIRA
2 32 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.53%) Ant
5 16 (1.36%) Subversion
6 15 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.11%) JUnit
9 12 (1.02%) CruiseControl
10 10 (0.85%) Maven
11 8 (0.68%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.51%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.51%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.51%) Hudson
13 4 (0.34%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.26%) Build Forge
14 3 (0.26%) Gradle
15 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 500 (42.63%) Banking
2 471 (40.15%) Finance
3 434 (37.00%) Front Office
4 349 (29.75%) Investment Banking
5 128 (10.91%) Back Office
6 22 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.79%) Legal
8 7 (0.60%) Publishing
9 6 (0.51%) Retail
10 5 (0.43%) Advertising
10 5 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.34%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
13 2 (0.17%) International Banking
14 1 (0.085%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.085%) Military
14 1 (0.085%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 493 (42.03%) Analyst
2 402 (34.27%) Developer
3 308 (26.26%) Business Analyst
4 106 (9.04%) Project Manager
5 104 (8.87%) Java Developer
6 92 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 63 (5.37%) C++ Developer
8 54 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 50 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.09%) Python Developer
11 44 (3.75%) Test Analyst
12 43 (3.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 43 (3.67%) Scala Developer
13 40 (3.41%) Banking Business Analyst
14 35 (2.98%) .NET Developer
14 35 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (2.30%) Architect
16 23 (1.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
16 23 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
17 21 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (10.74%) .NET
2 104 (8.87%) XML
3 78 (6.65%) WPF
4 60 (5.12%) WCF
5 57 (4.86%) Spring
6 48 (4.09%) FpML
7 47 (4.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 41 (3.50%) HTML
9 40 (3.41%) WinForms
10 37 (3.15%) STL
11 36 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
12 29 (2.47%) HTML5
13 25 (2.13%) Hibernate
14 23 (1.96%) .NET Framework
14 23 (1.96%) ASP.NET
15 20 (1.71%) Middleware
15 20 (1.71%) LINQ
16 17 (1.45%) Django
16 17 (1.45%) AngularJS
17 16 (1.36%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 318 (27.11%) Fixed Income
2 303 (25.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 229 (19.52%) Equities
4 177 (15.09%) Equity Derivative
5 139 (11.85%) Credit Derivative
6 99 (8.44%) Credit Risk
7 81 (6.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 69 (5.88%) Market Risk
9 46 (3.92%) Computer Science
10 33 (2.81%) Reference Data
11 29 (2.47%) Mathematics
12 26 (2.22%) Grid Computing
13 21 (1.79%) Open Source
14 16 (1.36%) SWIFT
15 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.02%) DTCC
16 12 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.94%) Visualisation
18 9 (0.77%) Swaptions
19 8 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (12.62%) UNIX
2 109 (9.29%) Linux
3 88 (7.50%) Windows
4 17 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 17 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.43%) Solaris
6 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (12.11%) Risk Management
2 123 (10.49%) Business Analysis
3 120 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (9.97%) Analytics
5 112 (9.55%) OO
6 93 (7.93%) TDD
6 93 (7.93%) Multithreading
7 85 (7.25%) Project Management
8 82 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 72 (6.14%) Low Latency
10 70 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 65 (5.54%) Migration
12 63 (5.37%) Asset Management
13 62 (5.29%) Workflow
14 56 (4.77%) Software Engineering
15 55 (4.69%) Data Modelling
16 52 (4.43%) Scrum
17 50 (4.26%) Unit Testing
18 48 (4.09%) Electronic Trading
19 47 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 372 (31.71%) SQL
2 253 (21.57%) Java
3 200 (17.05%) C#
4 168 (14.32%) C++
5 125 (10.66%) Python
6 81 (6.91%) Scala
7 78 (6.65%) Perl
8 55 (4.69%) VBA
9 39 (3.32%) JavaScript
10 34 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 26 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.11%) Ruby
14 11 (0.94%) C
15 9 (0.77%) VB
15 9 (0.77%) XPath
16 6 (0.51%) VC++
16 6 (0.51%) RPG
17 5 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (5.03%) Degree
2 13 (1.11%) PhD
2 13 (1.11%) MBA
3 10 (0.85%) ISEB
4 6 (0.51%) MCSE
4 6 (0.51%) CFA
4 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.34%) MCSD
7 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.17%) CCSP
7 2 (0.17%) CCNP
7 2 (0.17%) CCNA
7 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.17%) CIMA
8 1 (0.085%) IIBA
8 1 (0.085%) CBAP
8 1 (0.085%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (8.61%) EMIR
2 85 (7.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 61 (5.20%) QA
4 24 (2.05%) Basel III
5 11 (0.94%) MiFID
6 8 (0.68%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.51%) FATCA
7 6 (0.51%) Basel II
8 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.43%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.34%) SLA
9 4 (0.34%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.085%) GCP
11 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.085%) COREP
11 1 (0.085%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.085%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.085%) Control-M
4 1 (0.085%) Nagios
4 1 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 181 (15.43%) Oracle
2 51 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.26%) Sybase
4 37 (3.15%) Murex
5 27 (2.30%) DataSynapse
6 24 (2.05%) Calypso
7 21 (1.79%) Charles River
8 19 (1.62%) SunGard
9 18 (1.53%) thinkFolio
9 18 (1.53%) DevExpress
10 15 (1.28%) HP
10 15 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 14 (1.19%) Reuters
11 14 (1.19%) Perforce
12 12 (1.02%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.02%) IBM
12 12 (1.02%) ION Trading
13 10 (0.85%) Sophis
14 9 (0.77%) GigaSpaces
14 9 (0.77%) Business Objects
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago