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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 197 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +20
Contract jobs citing Derivative 280 541 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 2.29% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% 6.17% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 413 355
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £500 £355
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +40.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
8283 8766 9166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.46% 37.15% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 6059 6112
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 168 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -17 70 £573 -2.55% 34
Canary Wharf -4 2 £488 -7.14%
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 343 (51.19%) Finance
2 288 (42.99%) Banking
3 227 (33.88%) Front Office
4 200 (29.85%) C#
5 190 (28.36%) SQL
6 186 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (26.72%) Java
8 167 (24.93%) Investment Banking
9 159 (23.73%) Fixed Income
10 148 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 132 (19.70%) Equity Derivative
12 113 (16.87%) TDD
13 109 (16.27%) Equities
14 102 (15.22%) Risk Management
15 92 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
16 90 (13.43%) .NET
17 86 (12.84%) Oracle
18 83 (12.39%) Credit Derivative
19 81 (12.09%) C++
20 77 (11.49%) Unix
21 75 (11.19%) OO
22 65 (9.70%) Business Analysis
23 60 (8.96%) Python
23 60 (8.96%) HTML
24 59 (8.81%) Back Office
24 59 (8.81%) OTC Derivatives
25 55 (8.21%) SQL Server
25 55 (8.21%) Maven
26 54 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
27 53 (7.91%) Multithreading

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 31 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.69%) Confluence
3 12 (1.79%) Jetty
4 10 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.34%) Apache
6 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.90%) IIS
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.15%) SAS
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.75%) MS Project
4 4 (0.60%) HipChat
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) MS Office
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (0.75%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.75%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (0.60%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.60%) Summit
4 3 (0.45%) FINCAD Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) RMDS
4 3 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.30%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Eikon
6 1 (0.15%) Endur
6 1 (0.15%) Kondor
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.04%) DNS
3 5 (0.75%) Intranet
3 5 (0.75%) SAN
3 5 (0.75%) VPN
4 4 (0.60%) Firewall
4 4 (0.60%) HTTP
4 4 (0.60%) SSH
4 4 (0.60%) SSL
5 3 (0.45%) NAS
5 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.30%) BGP
6 2 (0.30%) DSL
6 2 (0.30%) Internet
6 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.67%) NoSQL
3 23 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.49%) Big Data
7 10 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.19%) KDB
10 5 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.75%) Kdb+
10 5 (0.75%) MySQL
10 5 (0.75%) QlikView
11 4 (0.60%) MS Access
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (8.21%) Maven
2 31 (4.63%) Eclipse
3 29 (4.33%) IntelliJ
4 24 (3.58%) JIRA
5 18 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.34%) Selenium
8 7 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.90%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.90%) NuGet
9 6 (0.90%) Subversion
9 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.75%) Bower
10 5 (0.75%) JMeter
10 5 (0.75%) NUnit
10 5 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.75%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.60%) Grunt
11 4 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 343 (51.19%) Finance
2 288 (42.99%) Banking
3 227 (33.88%) Front Office
4 167 (24.93%) Investment Banking
5 59 (8.81%) Back Office
6 32 (4.78%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.94%) Legal
8 11 (1.64%) Retail
9 9 (1.34%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.04%) French Language
11 5 (0.75%) Marketing
12 3 (0.45%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 320 (47.76%) Developer
2 200 (29.85%) Analyst
3 137 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 131 (19.55%) Java Developer
5 114 (17.01%) C# Developer
6 75 (11.19%) Senior Developer
7 54 (8.06%) .NET Developer
8 53 (7.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 51 (7.61%) Agile Developer
10 50 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 44 (6.57%) SQL Developer
12 41 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
13 36 (5.37%) Derivatives Business Analyst
14 35 (5.22%) Project Manager
15 31 (4.63%) Banking Analyst
15 31 (4.63%) Risk Analyst
16 27 (4.03%) C++ Developer
17 26 (3.88%) Risk Business Analyst
18 24 (3.58%) Front Office Developer
18 24 (3.58%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.43%) .NET
2 60 (8.96%) HTML
3 48 (7.16%) HTML5
4 47 (7.01%) AngularJS
5 44 (6.57%) Spring
6 40 (5.97%) WPF
7 32 (4.78%) XML
8 29 (4.33%) WCF
9 23 (3.43%) CSS
10 22 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (3.28%) Web Services
11 21 (3.13%) FpML
12 18 (2.69%) JMS
13 16 (2.39%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.24%) Spring Integration
15 13 (1.94%) Middleware
15 13 (1.94%) REST
15 13 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (1.79%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 159 (23.73%) Fixed Income
2 148 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 132 (19.70%) Equity Derivative
4 109 (16.27%) Equities
5 92 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (12.39%) Credit Derivative
7 59 (8.81%) OTC Derivatives
8 45 (6.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 39 (5.82%) Market Risk
10 32 (4.78%) Algorithms
11 26 (3.88%) Computer Science
12 25 (3.73%) Credit Risk
13 21 (3.13%) Data Structures
14 19 (2.84%) Grid Computing
14 19 (2.84%) Mathematics
15 14 (2.09%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.34%) Reference Data
17 8 (1.19%) Statistics
18 7 (1.04%) Fintech
19 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.49%) Unix
2 47 (7.01%) Linux
3 35 (5.22%) Windows
4 12 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.60%) CentOS
5 4 (0.60%) Debian
5 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.60%) Solaris
5 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.45%) VMS
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.87%) TDD
3 102 (15.22%) Risk Management
4 75 (11.19%) OO
5 65 (9.70%) Business Analysis
6 54 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (7.91%) BDD
7 53 (7.91%) Multithreading
8 47 (7.01%) Asset Management
9 44 (6.57%) Migration
10 41 (6.12%) Project Management
11 39 (5.82%) SDLC
12 35 (5.22%) Scrum
13 34 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 34 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (4.93%) Analytics
15 29 (4.33%) Data Analysis
15 29 (4.33%) OOP
16 28 (4.18%) Investment Management
17 26 (3.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 200 (29.85%) C#
2 190 (28.36%) SQL
3 179 (26.72%) Java
4 81 (12.09%) C++
5 60 (8.96%) Python
6 50 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (5.07%) VBA
8 26 (3.88%) Perl
9 23 (3.43%) VB
10 21 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.99%) Scala
12 16 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.79%) Haskell
15 11 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.04%) C
17 7 (1.04%) XAML
18 5 (0.75%) VBScript
19 4 (0.60%) Ada
Qualifications
1 49 (7.31%) Degree
2 15 (2.24%) PhD
3 9 (1.34%) ISEB
4 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.48%) QA
2 28 (4.18%) MiFID
3 15 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.79%) EMIR
5 9 (1.34%) SLA
6 3 (0.45%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.45%) UCITS
7 2 (0.30%) Basel III
7 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
1 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.30%) NFS
3 2 (0.30%) Samba
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.79%) Control-M
2 9 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.19%) Nagios
4 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.04%) Puppet
5 6 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.75%) Ansible
7 4 (0.60%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.30%) OpenView
9 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 86 (12.84%) Oracle
2 50 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.27%) Murex
4 32 (4.78%) Calypso
5 21 (3.13%) Bloomberg
6 17 (2.54%) ION Trading
7 15 (2.24%) Sybase
8 14 (2.09%) Sophis
9 11 (1.64%) IBM
10 9 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.04%) HP
11 7 (1.04%) VMware
12 6 (0.90%) Fidessa
12 6 (0.90%) Reuters
12 6 (0.90%) Splunk
12 6 (0.90%) SunGard
13 5 (0.75%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.75%) Microgen
14 4 (0.60%) SimCorp
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