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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 69 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing Derivative 627 706 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.97% 3.28% 4.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.40% 8.72% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 555 637
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+17.88% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.50%
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 215 £550 -4.34% 70
Docklands, London +4 3 £520 -2.34%
Canary Wharf +1 1 £600 +14.28%
Mayfair - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 496 (43.85%) Banking
2 492 (43.50%) Front Office
3 433 (38.28%) Finance
4 358 (31.65%) Java
5 348 (30.77%) SQL
6 332 (29.35%) Investment Banking
7 273 (24.14%) Fixed Income
8 268 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
9 257 (22.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 236 (20.87%) Equities
11 225 (19.89%) C#
12 218 (19.27%) Equity Derivative
13 191 (16.89%) UNIX
14 163 (14.41%) Credit Derivative
15 154 (13.62%) Oracle
16 152 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
17 151 (13.35%) C++
18 127 (11.23%) .NET
18 127 (11.23%) OO
19 118 (10.43%) XML
19 118 (10.43%) Business Analysis
20 110 (9.73%) Python
21 105 (9.28%) TDD
22 104 (9.20%) Linux
23 103 (9.11%) Risk Management
24 101 (8.93%) SQL Server
25 98 (8.66%) Multithreading
26 96 (8.49%) Analytics
27 92 (8.13%) Relational Database
28 89 (7.87%) Back Office

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (1.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (1.50%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.71%) Confluence
5 7 (0.62%) Node.js
6 6 (0.53%) Apache
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.088%) Jetty
9 1 (0.088%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.088%) Documentum
9 1 (0.088%) FileNet
9 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.088%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.86%) MS Office
3 19 (1.68%) MS Project
4 17 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.088%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.95%) ION MarketView
2 19 (1.68%) Markit EDM
3 18 (1.59%) Summit
4 13 (1.15%) SunGard GMI
5 9 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
6 8 (0.71%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.62%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.27%) RMDS
9 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.27%) Global One
9 3 (0.27%) Endur
10 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.18%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.088%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.088%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.088%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.44%) HTTP
1 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.27%) DNS
2 3 (0.27%) SNMP
3 2 (0.18%) Firewall
3 2 (0.18%) NFC
4 1 (0.088%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.088%) Intranet
4 1 (0.088%) SAN
4 1 (0.088%) Multicast
4 1 (0.088%) NAS
4 1 (0.088%) AMQP
4 1 (0.088%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 39 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 32 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.12%) DB2
6 20 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.15%) Big Data
9 12 (1.06%) MS Access
10 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.97%) HBase
11 10 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.80%) KDB
13 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.44%) QlikView
14 5 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 43 (3.80%) JUnit
2 41 (3.63%) Maven
3 38 (3.36%) JIRA
4 36 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 30 (2.65%) Ant
6 26 (2.30%) CruiseControl
7 21 (1.86%) Subversion
8 14 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.80%) ProC
10 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.62%) Mockito
12 6 (0.53%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.53%) jMock
13 5 (0.44%) NUnit
13 5 (0.44%) Toad
13 5 (0.44%) Hudson
14 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 496 (43.85%) Banking
2 492 (43.50%) Front Office
3 433 (38.28%) Finance
4 332 (29.35%) Investment Banking
5 89 (7.87%) Back Office
6 30 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.48%) Legal
8 12 (1.06%) Retail
9 11 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.71%) French Language
11 4 (0.35%) Advertising
12 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Marketing
13 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.088%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.088%) International Banking
14 1 (0.088%) Games
14 1 (0.088%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 487 (43.06%) Developer
2 392 (34.66%) Analyst
3 240 (21.22%) Business Analyst
4 198 (17.51%) Java Developer
5 99 (8.75%) C# Developer
6 64 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 63 (5.57%) Support Analyst
8 59 (5.22%) Applications Support
9 51 (4.51%) C++ Developer
10 41 (3.63%) Senior Developer
11 33 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
12 32 (2.83%) Excel Developer
13 28 (2.48%) Python Developer
14 26 (2.30%) RAD Developer
15 25 (2.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.21%) VBA Developer
15 25 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
15 25 (2.21%) Test Analyst
16 23 (2.03%) .NET Developer
17 22 (1.95%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (11.23%) .NET
2 118 (10.43%) XML
3 75 (6.63%) WPF
4 56 (4.95%) Spring
5 53 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
6 44 (3.89%) WCF
7 38 (3.36%) Hibernate
8 36 (3.18%) JMS
9 33 (2.92%) HTML
9 33 (2.92%) FpML
10 29 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 29 (2.56%) Swing
11 28 (2.48%) JDBC
11 28 (2.48%) STL
11 28 (2.48%) Web Services
11 28 (2.48%) REST
12 26 (2.30%) RESTful
13 24 (2.12%) .NET Framework
14 23 (2.03%) HTML5
15 22 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 273 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 257 (22.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 236 (20.87%) Equities
4 218 (19.27%) Equity Derivative
5 163 (14.41%) Credit Derivative
6 152 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (6.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 52 (4.60%) Credit Risk
9 44 (3.89%) Computer Science
10 37 (3.27%) Mathematics
11 32 (2.83%) Market Risk
12 25 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 24 (2.12%) Grid Computing
14 19 (1.68%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.68%) Reference Data
15 17 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (1.15%) SWIFT
17 10 (0.88%) iSeries
17 10 (0.88%) User Experience
17 10 (0.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 191 (16.89%) UNIX
2 104 (9.20%) Linux
3 86 (7.60%) Windows
4 13 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.27%) Solaris
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.088%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (11.23%) OO
3 118 (10.43%) Business Analysis
4 105 (9.28%) TDD
5 103 (9.11%) Risk Management
6 98 (8.66%) Multithreading
7 96 (8.49%) Analytics
8 81 (7.16%) Data Modelling
9 70 (6.19%) Project Management
10 63 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (5.39%) Electronic Trading
12 60 (5.31%) Data Analysis
13 56 (4.95%) Workflow
13 56 (4.95%) Asset Management
14 48 (4.24%) Low Latency
15 44 (3.89%) SOA
16 43 (3.80%) Migration
16 43 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (3.45%) RAD
18 32 (2.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 358 (31.65%) Java
2 348 (30.77%) SQL
3 225 (19.89%) C#
4 151 (13.35%) C++
5 110 (9.73%) Python
6 73 (6.45%) Perl
7 72 (6.37%) VBA
8 39 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 30 (2.65%) Scala
10 25 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.24%) Korn
14 13 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.06%) VB
16 10 (0.88%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.80%) RPG
17 9 (0.80%) RPG IV
18 8 (0.71%) XAML
18 8 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (6.37%) Degree
2 9 (0.80%) ISEB
3 7 (0.62%) CFA
4 5 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.27%) PMP
6 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.088%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.088%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.69%) QA
2 48 (4.24%) EMIR
3 39 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.33%) Basel III
5 11 (0.97%) MiFID
6 8 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.27%) Basel II
7 3 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) UCITS
9 1 (0.088%) COREP
9 1 (0.088%) FATCA
9 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.088%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.088%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.59%) Control-M
3 15 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.088%) SCCM
7 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 154 (13.62%) Oracle
2 71 (6.28%) Sybase
3 49 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.33%) Murex
4 33 (2.92%) Bloomberg
5 32 (2.83%) ION Trading
6 31 (2.74%) TIBCO
7 28 (2.48%) thinkFolio
8 25 (2.21%) Calypso
9 18 (1.59%) Tradeweb
10 17 (1.50%) SunGard
11 16 (1.41%) IBM
12 14 (1.24%) DevExpress
13 12 (1.06%) Informatica
13 12 (1.06%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.97%) Fidessa
15 10 (0.88%) Infragistics
15 10 (0.88%) HP
16 9 (0.80%) MarketAxess
17 8 (0.71%) Charles River
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