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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
England / London
Rank 131 112 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -42
Contract jobs citing Derivative 366 429 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.89% 2.03% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 5.92% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 329 496
Median daily rate £600 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6600 7252 7509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.06% 34.38% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 5084 5218
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 144
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -39 73 £600 - 24
Canary Wharf +8 10 £600 +29.03%
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 -12.28%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 383 (51.20%) Finance
2 351 (46.93%) Front Office
3 304 (40.64%) Banking
4 228 (30.48%) Fixed Income
5 219 (29.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 201 (26.87%) Equities
7 194 (25.94%) Java
8 187 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 181 (24.20%) Investment Banking
10 173 (23.13%) SQL
11 142 (18.98%) C#
12 133 (17.78%) MiFID
13 126 (16.84%) Equity Derivative
14 103 (13.77%) Business Analysis
15 102 (13.64%) Unix
16 99 (13.24%) Multithreading
17 86 (11.50%) Risk Management
18 80 (10.70%) Back Office
18 80 (10.70%) OTC Derivatives
19 79 (10.56%) C++
20 70 (9.36%) Oracle
21 68 (9.09%) OO
22 66 (8.82%) .NET
23 65 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
24 64 (8.56%) HTML
24 64 (8.56%) Murex
24 64 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
25 63 (8.42%) Degree
26 62 (8.29%) TDD
27 61 (8.16%) Electronic Trading

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 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.07%) Confluence
3 7 (0.94%) IIS
3 7 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (0.80%) Apache Pig
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.53%) Apache
5 4 (0.53%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.80%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.40%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.40%) MS Office
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (2.94%) Summit
2 11 (1.47%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.94%) RMDS
4 4 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.53%) Orchestrade
4 4 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
5 3 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.27%) Global One
6 2 (0.27%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.27%) Minerva
6 2 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.27%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.27%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.53%) DNS
2 3 (0.40%) LDAP
2 3 (0.40%) SAN
3 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.27%) VPN
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.13%) DHCP
4 1 (0.13%) DSL
4 1 (0.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.13%) IGMP
4 1 (0.13%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) SSH
4 1 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.01%) Relational Database
3 27 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.48%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.21%) Big Data
6 21 (2.81%) DB2
7 19 (2.54%) KDB
8 16 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.87%) Data Mart
10 12 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.94%) MS Access
13 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.80%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.67%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.53%) Redis
16 4 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (3.21%) Subversion
2 18 (2.41%) JIRA
3 16 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.60%) Maven
5 11 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.34%) JUnit
6 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.20%) Hudson
8 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.80%) webpack
9 5 (0.67%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.53%) Ant
10 4 (0.53%) Build Forge
10 4 (0.53%) Gradle
10 4 (0.53%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.53%) Mockito
10 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.40%) EasyMock
General
1 383 (51.20%) Finance
2 351 (46.93%) Front Office
3 304 (40.64%) Banking
4 181 (24.20%) Investment Banking
5 80 (10.70%) Back Office
6 25 (3.34%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.60%) Legal
8 8 (1.07%) Retail
9 6 (0.80%) French Language
9 6 (0.80%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (0.67%) Marketing
11 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.53%) Automotive
11 4 (0.53%) German Language
11 4 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (43.32%) Developer
2 300 (40.11%) Analyst
3 220 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 131 (17.51%) Java Developer
5 71 (9.49%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 62 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 60 (8.02%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 58 (7.75%) Senior Developer
9 49 (6.55%) Front Office Developer
10 48 (6.42%) Project Manager
11 40 (5.35%) C++ Developer
11 40 (5.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 34 (4.55%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 32 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
14 29 (3.88%) Quantitative Developer
14 29 (3.88%) Support Analyst
15 28 (3.74%) Risk Analyst
15 28 (3.74%) Senior Business Analyst
16 27 (3.61%) IT Business Analyst
17 24 (3.21%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.82%) .NET
2 64 (8.56%) HTML
3 54 (7.22%) HTML5
4 50 (6.68%) Spring
5 49 (6.55%) FIX Protocol
6 46 (6.15%) XML
7 38 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 29 (3.88%) JMS
9 27 (3.61%) Middleware
9 27 (3.61%) WPF
10 23 (3.07%) CSS
11 19 (2.54%) FpML
12 18 (2.41%) WCF
13 15 (2.01%) Murex MxML
14 14 (1.87%) Web Services
15 13 (1.74%) JSON
15 13 (1.74%) RequireJS
15 13 (1.74%) RESTful
16 10 (1.34%) Hibernate
16 10 (1.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 228 (30.48%) Fixed Income
2 219 (29.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 201 (26.87%) Equities
4 126 (16.84%) Equity Derivative
5 80 (10.70%) OTC Derivatives
6 64 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (7.49%) Market Risk
8 52 (6.95%) Credit Derivative
9 50 (6.68%) Computer Science
10 28 (3.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 21 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 21 (2.81%) Fintech
12 18 (2.41%) Grid Computing
13 17 (2.27%) Reference Data
14 16 (2.14%) User Experience
15 15 (2.01%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.74%) Hedge funds
17 12 (1.60%) Credit Risk
18 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
19 9 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.64%) Unix
2 59 (7.89%) Linux
3 27 (3.61%) Windows
4 9 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.80%) Solaris
6 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Android
7 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.77%) Business Analysis
3 99 (13.24%) Multithreading
4 86 (11.50%) Risk Management
5 68 (9.09%) OO
6 65 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (8.29%) TDD
8 61 (8.16%) Electronic Trading
9 60 (8.02%) Scrum
10 59 (7.89%) Asset Management
11 58 (7.75%) Analytics
12 57 (7.62%) Project Management
13 56 (7.49%) Change Management
13 56 (7.49%) Mathematics
14 47 (6.28%) SDLC
15 45 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (5.48%) Investment Management
18 39 (5.21%) Low Latency
19 36 (4.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (25.94%) Java
2 173 (23.13%) SQL
3 142 (18.98%) C#
4 79 (10.56%) C++
5 59 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.42%) Scala
7 43 (5.75%) Perl
7 43 (5.75%) Python
8 24 (3.21%) C
9 20 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.54%) VBA
11 18 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.87%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.47%) Haskell
15 10 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.80%) ES6
16 6 (0.80%) R
17 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 63 (8.42%) Degree
2 11 (1.47%) PhD
3 6 (0.80%) ISEB
4 3 (0.40%) CFA
4 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.40%) PMP
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CAPM
6 1 (0.13%) IIBA
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) MBA
6 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (17.78%) MiFID
2 45 (6.02%) EMIR
3 38 (5.08%) QA
4 33 (4.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.94%) SLA
6 4 (0.53%) Basel III
6 4 (0.53%) FATCA
6 4 (0.53%) IFRS
7 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.40%) GAAP
8 2 (0.27%) Basel II
8 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (0.94%) HDFS
2 4 (0.53%) NFS
3 3 (0.40%) Docker
3 3 (0.40%) Samba
3 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.07%) Control-M
2 6 (0.80%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.67%) Puppet
4 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.40%) Nagios
4 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.40%) OpenView
4 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (9.36%) Oracle
2 64 (8.56%) Murex
3 42 (5.61%) Sybase
4 33 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 26 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 24 (3.21%) Bloomberg
7 20 (2.67%) Fidessa
8 17 (2.27%) Charles River
8 17 (2.27%) Reuters
9 14 (1.87%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.07%) Calypso
11 7 (0.94%) SmartStream
12 6 (0.80%) Informatica
12 6 (0.80%) Sophis
13 5 (0.67%) HP
13 5 (0.67%) IBM
13 5 (0.67%) Perforce
14 4 (0.53%) Sun
15 3 (0.40%) Adobe
15 3 (0.40%) NetApp
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £1,500 per day Any rate considered. 6 months + 6 months
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £565 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago