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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 75 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Derivative 561 693 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.62% 3.09% 4.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.43% 8.26% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 551 693
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£550 £568 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
7546 8392 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.29% 37.46% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5143 5874 5586
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 162 163
Average hourly rate £19.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
City of London -26 160 £550 -4.34% 69
Canary Wharf -2 4 £538 -23.21%
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 540 (45.00%) Banking
2 510 (42.50%) Front Office
3 452 (37.67%) Finance
4 375 (31.25%) Java
5 358 (29.83%) SQL
5 358 (29.83%) Investment Banking
6 282 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
7 270 (22.50%) Equities
8 262 (21.83%) Fixed Income
9 261 (21.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 261 (21.75%) Equity Derivative
10 252 (21.00%) C#
11 207 (17.25%) UNIX
12 158 (13.17%) .NET
13 148 (12.33%) OO
14 147 (12.25%) C++
14 147 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (10.58%) Oracle
16 122 (10.17%) TDD
17 119 (9.92%) Credit Derivative
17 119 (9.92%) Business Analysis
18 118 (9.83%) SQL Server
19 114 (9.50%) Python
20 108 (9.00%) Data Modelling
21 107 (8.92%) XML
22 103 (8.58%) Multithreading
23 101 (8.42%) Risk Management
24 99 (8.25%) Back Office
25 98 (8.17%) Degree
26 97 (8.08%) Linux

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 23 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 16 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.17%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.67%) Confluence
5 7 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.58%) Node.js
5 7 (0.58%) Apache
5 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.083%) Lync
9 1 (0.083%) IIS
9 1 (0.083%) Documentum
9 1 (0.083%) FileNet
Applications
1 52 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.67%) MS Office
3 18 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.17%) MS Project
5 13 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.75%) Markit EDM
2 28 (2.33%) thinkFolio
3 25 (2.08%) Summit
4 21 (1.75%) ION MarketView
5 13 (1.08%) SunGard GMI
6 11 (0.92%) LatentZero
7 9 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.67%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.25%) Global One
10 3 (0.25%) RMDS
10 3 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 2 (0.17%) Tesseract
11 2 (0.17%) Minerva
12 1 (0.083%) LongView
12 1 (0.083%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.083%) PaaS
1 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.58%) HTTP
2 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.083%) Internet
3 1 (0.083%) DSL
3 1 (0.083%) Firewall
3 1 (0.083%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.083%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 89 (7.42%) Relational Database
3 50 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 28 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 25 (2.08%) DB2
7 23 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.75%) MS Access
8 21 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.33%) Big Data
10 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.00%) HBase
12 8 (0.67%) Pentaho
12 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.58%) KDB
13 7 (0.58%) DTS
13 7 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 50 (4.17%) JIRA
2 43 (3.58%) Maven
3 40 (3.33%) JUnit
4 35 (2.92%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.00%) Ant
6 23 (1.92%) Subversion
7 21 (1.75%) CruiseControl
8 16 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.92%) ProC
9 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.67%) NUnit
12 7 (0.58%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.58%) jMock
12 7 (0.58%) Mockito
13 5 (0.42%) Hudson
13 5 (0.42%) JBehave
13 5 (0.42%) Toad
13 5 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 540 (45.00%) Banking
2 510 (42.50%) Front Office
3 452 (37.67%) Finance
4 358 (29.83%) Investment Banking
5 99 (8.25%) Back Office
6 40 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.00%) Legal
8 20 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.33%) Retail
10 13 (1.08%) French Language
11 11 (0.92%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.083%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.083%) Marketing
15 1 (0.083%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (45.08%) Developer
2 416 (34.67%) Analyst
3 268 (22.33%) Business Analyst
4 214 (17.83%) Java Developer
5 114 (9.50%) C# Developer
6 71 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 62 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 59 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 51 (4.25%) C++ Developer
10 46 (3.83%) Applications Support
11 34 (2.83%) .NET Developer
11 34 (2.83%) RAD Developer
12 31 (2.58%) Excel Developer
13 29 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
16 24 (2.00%) Python Developer
16 24 (2.00%) Programmer
17 23 (1.92%) IT Project Manager
18 22 (1.83%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.17%) .NET
2 107 (8.92%) XML
3 86 (7.17%) WPF
4 62 (5.17%) Spring
5 58 (4.83%) WCF
6 56 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
7 41 (3.42%) HTML
8 38 (3.17%) JMS
9 36 (3.00%) FpML
10 33 (2.75%) RESTful
11 31 (2.58%) REST
11 31 (2.58%) Hibernate
11 31 (2.58%) WinForms
11 31 (2.58%) Web Services
12 30 (2.50%) SOAP
12 30 (2.50%) HTML5
13 29 (2.42%) .NET Framework
14 24 (2.00%) Swing
15 22 (1.83%) JDBC
16 18 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 270 (22.50%) Equities
2 262 (21.83%) Fixed Income
3 261 (21.75%) Equity Derivative
3 261 (21.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 147 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (9.92%) Credit Derivative
6 67 (5.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 61 (5.08%) Computer Science
8 49 (4.08%) Mathematics
9 32 (2.67%) Market Risk
10 25 (2.08%) Credit Risk
11 20 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
13 18 (1.50%) Reference Data
14 14 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.08%) SWIFT
16 11 (0.92%) iSeries
16 11 (0.92%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 207 (17.25%) UNIX
2 97 (8.08%) Linux
3 62 (5.17%) Windows
4 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.083%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (12.33%) OO
3 122 (10.17%) TDD
4 119 (9.92%) Business Analysis
5 108 (9.00%) Data Modelling
6 103 (8.58%) Multithreading
7 101 (8.42%) Risk Management
8 79 (6.58%) Workflow
8 79 (6.58%) Analytics
9 70 (5.83%) Asset Management
10 69 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
11 68 (5.67%) Project Management
12 60 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (4.58%) RAD
14 54 (4.50%) Low Latency
15 51 (4.25%) Data Analysis
16 50 (4.17%) SOA
17 49 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (3.92%) Migration
19 45 (3.75%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 375 (31.25%) Java
2 358 (29.83%) SQL
3 252 (21.00%) C#
4 147 (12.25%) C++
5 114 (9.50%) Python
6 78 (6.50%) VBA
7 67 (5.58%) Perl
8 51 (4.25%) JavaScript
9 34 (2.83%) Scala
10 27 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.33%) VB
13 12 (1.00%) Golang
13 12 (1.00%) Korn
14 10 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.75%) RPG IV
15 9 (0.75%) XAML
15 9 (0.75%) RPG
16 8 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (8.17%) Degree
2 13 (1.08%) ISEB
3 7 (0.58%) CFA
3 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.33%) PMP
7 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.083%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.083%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.083%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.083%) PhD
8 1 (0.083%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.67%) QA
2 45 (3.75%) EMIR
3 35 (2.92%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.83%) MiFID
5 6 (0.50%) Basel III
5 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.25%) FATCA
7 2 (0.17%) COREP
8 1 (0.083%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.083%) SLA
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.083%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.083%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 18 (1.50%) Control-M
4 8 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.17%) Oozie
5 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (10.58%) Oracle
2 78 (6.50%) Sybase
3 52 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.33%) Murex
4 36 (3.00%) Bloomberg
5 30 (2.50%) ION Trading
6 29 (2.42%) TIBCO
7 23 (1.92%) Tradeweb
8 22 (1.83%) DevExpress
8 22 (1.83%) Calypso
9 19 (1.58%) IBM
10 17 (1.42%) SunGard
11 15 (1.25%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.00%) Infragistics
13 11 (0.92%) Sophis
14 10 (0.83%) Informatica
14 10 (0.83%) MarketAxess
15 9 (0.75%) Reuters
15 9 (0.75%) Fidessa
16 8 (0.67%) HP
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