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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 87 116 48
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -68
Contract jobs citing Derivative 551 448 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 1.85% 4.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.38% 4.96% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 340 817
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £90.00
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
8642 9041 9846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 37.31% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5966 6040 6719
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 186 193
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +8 135 £598 -0.41% 52
Docklands, London +4 15 £650 +32.65% 1
Canary Wharf - 9 £525 -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 545 (52.05%) Banking
2 506 (48.33%) Finance
3 420 (40.11%) Front Office
4 402 (38.40%) Investment Banking
5 312 (29.80%) SQL
6 293 (27.98%) Fixed Income
7 280 (26.74%) C#
8 260 (24.83%) Equities
9 250 (23.88%) Java
10 243 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
11 238 (22.73%) Equity Derivative
12 229 (21.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 189 (18.05%) .NET
14 156 (14.90%) C++
15 148 (14.14%) UNIX
16 135 (12.89%) Business Analysis
17 131 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
18 127 (12.13%) Risk Management
19 124 (11.84%) Multithreading
20 123 (11.75%) SQL Server
21 117 (11.17%) TDD
22 107 (10.22%) Oracle
23 105 (10.03%) Python
24 104 (9.93%) Degree
25 101 (9.65%) OO
26 94 (8.98%) Linux
27 92 (8.79%) SDLC
28 85 (8.12%) XML
29 83 (7.93%) Analytics
30 82 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (1.72%) MQSeries
3 7 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.57%) IIS
4 6 (0.57%) Node.js
5 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.29%) Apache
7 3 (0.29%) Jetty
7 3 (0.29%) Confluence
7 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.096%) GemFire
9 1 (0.096%) MTS
Applications
1 50 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.96%) MS Office
5 8 (0.76%) MS Project
6 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (1.91%) thinkFolio
1 20 (1.91%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.53%) LatentZero
3 11 (1.05%) Summit
4 6 (0.57%) SunGard GMI
4 6 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.48%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.38%) Tesseract
6 4 (0.38%) Minerva
6 4 (0.38%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.29%) Global One
8 2 (0.19%) RMDS
8 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.096%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.096%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.096%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.096%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.096%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.19%) SaaS
1 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.57%) Firewall
1 6 (0.57%) Multicast
2 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.19%) DSL
4 1 (0.096%) Intranet
4 1 (0.096%) Internet
4 1 (0.096%) HTTP
4 1 (0.096%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 27 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.15%) Big Data
8 12 (1.15%) DB2
9 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.96%) MS Access
10 10 (0.96%) DTS
11 8 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.67%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 31 (2.96%) JIRA
2 18 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.34%) JUnit
3 14 (1.34%) Maven
4 13 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.76%) NUnit
8 6 (0.57%) Subversion
8 6 (0.57%) Ant
8 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.57%) Gradle
8 6 (0.57%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.48%) Mockito
9 5 (0.48%) ProC
9 5 (0.48%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.38%) JBehave
11 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 545 (52.05%) Banking
2 506 (48.33%) Finance
3 420 (40.11%) Front Office
4 402 (38.40%) Investment Banking
5 71 (6.78%) Back Office
6 36 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.81%) Legal
8 17 (1.62%) Retail
9 15 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.24%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.96%) Advertising
12 9 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Marketing
16 1 (0.096%) International Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Games
16 1 (0.096%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.096%) Law
Job Titles
1 480 (45.85%) Developer
2 366 (34.96%) Analyst
3 265 (25.31%) Business Analyst
4 124 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 116 (11.08%) Java Developer
6 88 (8.40%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.49%) Project Manager
8 61 (5.83%) C++ Developer
9 42 (4.01%) .NET Developer
10 39 (3.72%) Python Developer
11 38 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
12 35 (3.34%) Banking Business Analyst
13 33 (3.15%) Quantitative Developer
14 32 (3.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 30 (2.87%) Support Analyst
15 30 (2.87%) Applications Support
15 30 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (2.48%) Scala Developer
17 22 (2.10%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (18.05%) .NET
2 85 (8.12%) XML
3 74 (7.07%) WPF
4 70 (6.69%) HTML
5 61 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
6 54 (5.16%) WCF
7 51 (4.87%) HTML5
8 37 (3.53%) Spring
9 33 (3.15%) WinForms
10 31 (2.96%) FpML
11 25 (2.39%) Web Services
11 25 (2.39%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.39%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.29%) ASP.NET
13 20 (1.91%) Middleware
14 19 (1.81%) Rendezvous
15 14 (1.34%) STL
15 14 (1.34%) SciPy
15 14 (1.34%) NumPy
15 14 (1.34%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 293 (27.98%) Fixed Income
2 260 (24.83%) Equities
3 238 (22.73%) Equity Derivative
4 229 (21.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 131 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (7.83%) Credit Derivative
7 76 (7.26%) Credit Risk
8 74 (7.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 50 (4.78%) Market Risk
10 48 (4.58%) Mathematics
11 45 (4.30%) Computer Science
12 41 (3.92%) Data Structures
13 33 (3.15%) Grid Computing
14 29 (2.77%) Reference Data
15 25 (2.39%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.72%) Contract for Difference
17 16 (1.53%) Hedge funds
18 15 (1.43%) Physics
18 15 (1.43%) Management Information System
19 13 (1.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 148 (14.14%) UNIX
2 94 (8.98%) Linux
3 76 (7.26%) Windows
4 6 (0.57%) Solaris
5 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.096%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.096%) Android
6 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (12.89%) Business Analysis
3 127 (12.13%) Risk Management
4 124 (11.84%) Multithreading
5 117 (11.17%) TDD
6 101 (9.65%) OO
7 92 (8.79%) SDLC
8 83 (7.93%) Analytics
9 82 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (6.30%) Project Management
11 65 (6.21%) Asset Management
12 55 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (4.87%) Unit Testing
14 49 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (4.68%) Investment Management
15 48 (4.58%) Electronic Trading
15 48 (4.58%) Migration
16 45 (4.30%) Data Analysis
17 43 (4.11%) Workflow
18 35 (3.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 312 (29.80%) SQL
2 280 (26.74%) C#
3 250 (23.88%) Java
4 156 (14.90%) C++
5 105 (10.03%) Python
6 61 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 56 (5.35%) Scala
8 53 (5.06%) VBA
9 50 (4.78%) Perl
10 23 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.81%) C
12 14 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.96%) VB
14 10 (0.96%) Haskell
15 9 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.86%) Korn
16 7 (0.67%) Clojure
17 6 (0.57%) F#
17 6 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (9.93%) Degree
2 16 (1.53%) ISEB
3 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.57%) CFA
4 6 (0.57%) PhD
5 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 4 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.29%) IIBA
6 3 (0.29%) CBAP
6 3 (0.29%) PMP
7 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) CIMA
8 1 (0.096%) CAPM
8 1 (0.096%) ACCA
8 1 (0.096%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.096%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.73%) QA
2 54 (5.16%) EMIR
3 52 (4.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 32 (3.06%) MiFID
5 13 (1.24%) CRD IV
6 12 (1.15%) COREP
7 11 (1.05%) Basel III
8 8 (0.76%) FATCA
9 7 (0.67%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.096%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.38%) HDFS
2 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.57%) Control-M
4 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.29%) Oozie
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.096%) MOM
6 1 (0.096%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (10.22%) Oracle
2 59 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.11%) Sybase
4 39 (3.72%) TIBCO
5 35 (3.34%) Murex
6 28 (2.67%) IBM
7 19 (1.81%) Bloomberg
7 19 (1.81%) DevExpress
8 17 (1.62%) Charles River
9 16 (1.53%) Fidessa
10 14 (1.34%) HP
11 12 (1.15%) Solace
12 10 (0.96%) Calypso
13 8 (0.76%) Sophis
13 8 (0.76%) Wall Street Systems
14 7 (0.67%) ION Trading
14 7 (0.67%) Infragistics
14 7 (0.67%) SunGard
15 6 (0.57%) SimCorp
15 6 (0.57%) Syncfusion
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