The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 140 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -3
Contract jobs citing Derivative 390 572 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 2.53% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.06% 6.81% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 419 469
Median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £494 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +41.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £28.69
Derivative
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7711 8397 8757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.15% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5822 6209
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
City of London -28 92 £600 +3.44% 23
Canary Wharf +7 9 £575 -4.16%
Docklands, London +4 5 £500 -23.07%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative 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 London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 334 (50.23%) Finance
2 295 (44.36%) Front Office
3 271 (40.75%) Banking
4 189 (28.42%) Equities
5 181 (27.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 179 (26.92%) Investment Banking
7 178 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (26.77%) Fixed Income
8 157 (23.61%) Java
9 148 (22.26%) C#
10 147 (22.11%) SQL
11 128 (19.25%) Equity Derivative
12 99 (14.89%) Business Analysis
13 91 (13.68%) Risk Management
14 85 (12.78%) Unix
15 82 (12.33%) Back Office
15 82 (12.33%) MiFID
16 79 (11.88%) Multithreading
17 77 (11.58%) TDD
18 76 (11.43%) C++
19 73 (10.98%) OTC Derivatives
20 71 (10.68%) .NET
21 67 (10.08%) OO
22 63 (9.47%) JavaScript
23 62 (9.32%) HTML
24 58 (8.72%) Oracle
25 56 (8.42%) Linux
25 56 (8.42%) Asset Management
26 54 (8.12%) Scrum
26 54 (8.12%) Analytical Skills

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (2.71%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (1.35%) Confluence
4 7 (1.05%) IIS
5 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.45%) CMS
7 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.45%) SAS
7 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.20%) MS Project
3 7 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.60%) MS Office
6 3 (0.45%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (2.56%) Summit
2 6 (0.90%) RMDS
3 5 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.75%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.30%) Global One
5 2 (0.30%) Minerva
5 2 (0.30%) Orchestrade
5 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.30%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.30%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.90%) DNS
1 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.60%) VPN
3 3 (0.45%) Intranet
3 3 (0.45%) LDAP
3 3 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) DHCP
4 1 (0.15%) DSL
4 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) IGMP
4 1 (0.15%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.86%) Big Data
5 14 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.11%) KDB
6 13 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.05%) DB2
9 6 (0.90%) Redis
9 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.60%) SSDT
12 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.45%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.45%) QlikView
12 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (3.16%) Subversion
2 15 (2.26%) Maven
3 14 (2.11%) JIRA
4 11 (1.65%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.50%) JUnit
6 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.75%) Hudson
11 4 (0.60%) Build Forge
11 4 (0.60%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.60%) Grunt
11 4 (0.60%) gulp
11 4 (0.60%) Selenium
12 3 (0.45%) EasyMock
12 3 (0.45%) Mockito
12 3 (0.45%) TestComplete
General
1 334 (50.23%) Finance
2 295 (44.36%) Front Office
3 271 (40.75%) Banking
4 179 (26.92%) Investment Banking
5 82 (12.33%) Back Office
6 17 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.80%) Retail
8 10 (1.50%) Legal
9 7 (1.05%) Marketing
10 4 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
11 3 (0.45%) German Language
11 3 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (40.45%) Developer
2 265 (39.85%) Analyst
3 192 (28.87%) Business Analyst
4 113 (16.99%) Java Developer
5 65 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 54 (8.12%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 53 (7.97%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 51 (7.67%) Senior Developer
9 40 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 33 (4.96%) .NET Developer
10 33 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (4.51%) Risk Analyst
11 30 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (4.36%) Front Office Developer
13 28 (4.21%) C++ Developer
14 27 (4.06%) Agile Developer
15 25 (3.76%) Applications Support
15 25 (3.76%) Support Analyst
16 24 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
16 24 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.68%) .NET
2 62 (9.32%) HTML
3 49 (7.37%) HTML5
4 44 (6.62%) FIX Protocol
5 42 (6.32%) AngularJS
6 37 (5.56%) XML
7 27 (4.06%) Spring
8 26 (3.91%) CSS
9 21 (3.16%) Web Services
9 21 (3.16%) WPF
10 19 (2.86%) WCF
11 17 (2.56%) FpML
12 16 (2.41%) RequireJS
12 16 (2.41%) RESTful
13 15 (2.26%) JMS
14 12 (1.80%) Node.js
15 11 (1.65%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.50%) Middleware
17 9 (1.35%) Hibernate
17 9 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 189 (28.42%) Equities
2 181 (27.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 178 (26.77%) Fixed Income
4 128 (19.25%) Equity Derivative
5 73 (10.98%) OTC Derivatives
6 54 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (7.82%) Credit Derivative
8 50 (7.52%) Market Risk
9 38 (5.71%) Computer Science
10 32 (4.81%) Mathematics
11 28 (4.21%) Algorithms
12 22 (3.31%) Data Structures
12 22 (3.31%) Grid Computing
13 21 (3.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 19 (2.86%) Hedge funds
15 18 (2.71%) Fintech
16 17 (2.56%) Physics
17 12 (1.80%) Reference Data
17 12 (1.80%) Virtual Team
18 9 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.78%) Unix
2 56 (8.42%) Linux
3 30 (4.51%) Windows
4 8 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.90%) Solaris
6 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (14.89%) Business Analysis
3 91 (13.68%) Risk Management
4 79 (11.88%) Multithreading
5 77 (11.58%) TDD
6 67 (10.08%) OO
7 56 (8.42%) Asset Management
8 54 (8.12%) Scrum
9 52 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (7.67%) Analytics
11 45 (6.77%) Project Management
11 45 (6.77%) SDLC
12 44 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (6.47%) Electronic Trading
14 41 (6.17%) Change Management
15 33 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (4.96%) Migration
16 30 (4.51%) Data Management
16 30 (4.51%) Investment Management
17 28 (4.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 157 (23.61%) Java
2 148 (22.26%) C#
3 147 (22.11%) SQL
4 76 (11.43%) C++
5 63 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.92%) Python
7 36 (5.41%) Scala
8 25 (3.76%) Perl
9 22 (3.31%) C
10 16 (2.41%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.26%) VBA
12 13 (1.95%) Haskell
12 13 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.20%) VB
16 6 (0.90%) Ada
17 5 (0.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (7.82%) Degree
2 10 (1.50%) PhD
3 6 (0.90%) ISEB
4 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.30%) CFA
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MBA
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (12.33%) MiFID
2 39 (5.86%) QA
3 27 (4.06%) EMIR
4 21 (3.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.80%) SLA
6 4 (0.60%) GAAP
7 3 (0.45%) Basel III
7 3 (0.45%) FATCA
8 2 (0.30%) Basel II
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) NFS
3 3 (0.45%) Samba
3 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.65%) Control-M
2 6 (0.90%) Puppet
3 5 (0.75%) Nagios
3 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.45%) OpenView
4 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.45%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.30%) Ansible
5 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (8.72%) Oracle
2 36 (5.41%) Murex
3 34 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.01%) TIBCO
5 17 (2.56%) Sybase
6 14 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.11%) Sophis
7 13 (1.95%) Calypso
8 12 (1.80%) ION Trading
9 11 (1.65%) Reuters
10 8 (1.20%) Fidessa
11 7 (1.05%) Informatica
11 7 (1.05%) SmartStream
12 6 (0.90%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.75%) Charles River
13 5 (0.75%) HP
13 5 (0.75%) IBM
13 5 (0.75%) SimCorp
13 5 (0.75%) Sun
14 4 (0.60%) Citrix
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