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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 75 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing Derivative 634 845 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.75% 3.48% 4.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.88% 9.36% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 694 713
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£575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -12 218 £550 -4.34% 52
Docklands, London +8 3 £500 - 1
Canary Wharf +4 2 £550 +2.32%
Mayfair - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 505 (45.83%) Banking
2 455 (41.29%) Finance
3 448 (40.65%) Front Office
4 352 (31.94%) SQL
5 336 (30.49%) Investment Banking
6 319 (28.95%) Java
7 289 (26.23%) Fixed Income
8 260 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
9 250 (22.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 225 (20.42%) C#
11 210 (19.06%) Equities
12 191 (17.33%) Equity Derivative
13 182 (16.52%) Oracle
13 182 (16.52%) Credit Derivative
14 158 (14.34%) UNIX
15 157 (14.25%) C++
16 145 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
17 137 (12.43%) XML
18 127 (11.52%) Business Analysis
19 125 (11.34%) Risk Management
20 117 (10.62%) .NET
21 116 (10.53%) OO
22 113 (10.25%) Back Office
23 111 (10.07%) TDD
23 111 (10.07%) Analytics
24 101 (9.17%) Python
25 93 (8.44%) Linux
26 91 (8.26%) Multithreading
27 88 (7.99%) Windows
28 87 (7.89%) Relational Database

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.27%) WebLogic
2 14 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.64%) Node.js
5 6 (0.54%) Confluence
6 5 (0.45%) Apache
7 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.091%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.091%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.091%) Jetty
8 1 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.091%) FileNet
8 1 (0.091%) Documentum
8 1 (0.091%) MQSeries
Applications
1 43 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.09%) MS Project
3 18 (1.63%) MS Office
3 18 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.091%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (1.63%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.54%) ION MarketView
3 13 (1.18%) SunGard GMI
4 12 (1.09%) Summit
5 10 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.54%) Endur
6 6 (0.54%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.45%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.36%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.27%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.27%) Global One
10 2 (0.18%) RMDS
10 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.091%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.36%) HTTP
1 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.27%) DNS
2 3 (0.27%) SNMP
3 2 (0.18%) Firewall
3 2 (0.18%) NFC
4 1 (0.091%) Multicast
4 1 (0.091%) NAS
4 1 (0.091%) AMQP
4 1 (0.091%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.091%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.091%) Intranet
4 1 (0.091%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 86 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 48 (4.36%) Oracle Database
4 30 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 18 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.45%) DB2
6 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.18%) Big Data
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.00%) HBase
8 11 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.00%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.91%) ObjectStore
9 10 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (0.82%) MS Access
10 9 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (3.54%) Maven
2 37 (3.36%) JIRA
2 37 (3.36%) JUnit
3 29 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 25 (2.27%) Ant
5 23 (2.09%) Subversion
6 21 (1.91%) CruiseControl
7 20 (1.81%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.73%) ProC
11 6 (0.54%) Toad
11 6 (0.54%) Mockito
12 5 (0.45%) Hudson
12 5 (0.45%) jMock
12 5 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.36%) NUnit
14 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 505 (45.83%) Banking
2 455 (41.29%) Finance
3 448 (40.65%) Front Office
4 336 (30.49%) Investment Banking
5 113 (10.25%) Back Office
6 31 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 30 (2.72%) Legal
8 10 (0.91%) Retail
9 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.54%) Advertising
11 4 (0.36%) Games
11 4 (0.36%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.18%) Marketing
14 1 (0.091%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.091%) International Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 451 (40.93%) Developer
2 392 (35.57%) Analyst
3 234 (21.23%) Business Analyst
4 183 (16.61%) Java Developer
5 92 (8.35%) C# Developer
6 79 (7.17%) Project Manager
7 57 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 56 (5.08%) C++ Developer
9 50 (4.54%) Applications Support
10 41 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 37 (3.36%) Python Developer
12 32 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
13 31 (2.81%) Test Analyst
14 29 (2.63%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.18%) Architect
16 24 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
18 22 (2.00%) .NET Developer
18 22 (2.00%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (12.43%) XML
2 117 (10.62%) .NET
3 67 (6.08%) WPF
4 56 (5.08%) Spring
4 56 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
5 49 (4.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 47 (4.26%) FpML
7 45 (4.08%) STL
8 42 (3.81%) Hibernate
9 40 (3.63%) WCF
10 36 (3.27%) HTML
11 30 (2.72%) JMS
12 28 (2.54%) REST
12 28 (2.54%) Middleware
13 26 (2.36%) Web Services
13 26 (2.36%) XSLT
14 25 (2.27%) HTML5
15 24 (2.18%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.09%) Swing
16 23 (2.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 289 (26.23%) Fixed Income
2 250 (22.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 210 (19.06%) Equities
4 191 (17.33%) Equity Derivative
5 182 (16.52%) Credit Derivative
6 145 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (6.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 73 (6.62%) Credit Risk
9 48 (4.36%) Market Risk
10 38 (3.45%) Computer Science
10 38 (3.45%) Data Structures
11 31 (2.81%) Mathematics
12 29 (2.63%) Grid Computing
13 23 (2.09%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.72%) SWIFT
15 17 (1.54%) Reference Data
16 15 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
17 11 (1.00%) Hedge funds
18 10 (0.91%) Economics
18 10 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (14.34%) UNIX
2 93 (8.44%) Linux
3 88 (7.99%) Windows
4 13 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.091%) Solaris
8 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.091%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (11.52%) Business Analysis
3 125 (11.34%) Risk Management
4 116 (10.53%) OO
5 111 (10.07%) TDD
5 111 (10.07%) Analytics
6 91 (8.26%) Multithreading
7 84 (7.62%) Project Management
7 84 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 63 (5.72%) Data Modelling
9 59 (5.35%) Data Analysis
10 56 (5.08%) Low Latency
11 55 (4.99%) Electronic Trading
12 52 (4.72%) Workflow
13 50 (4.54%) Asset Management
14 45 (4.08%) SOA
15 43 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (3.18%) OOD
16 35 (3.18%) Risk Analytics
17 34 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 352 (31.94%) SQL
2 319 (28.95%) Java
3 225 (20.42%) C#
4 157 (14.25%) C++
5 101 (9.17%) Python
6 57 (5.17%) VBA
7 55 (4.99%) Perl
8 37 (3.36%) JavaScript
9 29 (2.63%) Scala
10 21 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.36%) VB
14 12 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.82%) RPG IV
16 9 (0.82%) Korn
16 9 (0.82%) RPG
16 9 (0.82%) VC++
17 7 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (6.90%) Degree
2 12 (1.09%) ISEB
3 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
3 6 (0.54%) CFA
4 5 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.27%) PMP
5 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.27%) PhD
6 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.091%) CIMA
6 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.091%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.90%) EMIR
2 45 (4.08%) QA
3 42 (3.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (1.54%) Basel III
5 8 (0.73%) MiFID
6 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.36%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.27%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.27%) Basel II
9 2 (0.18%) FATCA
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) UCITS
10 1 (0.091%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) HDFS
1 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.091%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (1.27%) Control-M
4 7 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.091%) SCCM
Vendors
1 182 (16.52%) Oracle
2 48 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.17%) Murex
4 44 (3.99%) Sybase
5 32 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 30 (2.72%) TIBCO
7 27 (2.45%) ION Trading
8 24 (2.18%) thinkFolio
9 23 (2.09%) Calypso
10 22 (2.00%) Tradeweb
11 17 (1.54%) SunGard
12 16 (1.45%) IBM
13 14 (1.27%) HP
13 14 (1.27%) DataSynapse
14 11 (1.00%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.91%) DevExpress
16 9 (0.82%) MarketAxess
16 9 (0.82%) Charles River
16 9 (0.82%) Infragistics
17 8 (0.73%) Fidessa
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