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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 78 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing Derivative 553 719 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.47% 2.98% 4.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.99% 7.94% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 578 690
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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
7914 9060 8308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.40% 37.53% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 6357 5758
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 154 173
Average hourly rate £18.85 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £14.00 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -21 155 £575 - 85
Canary Wharf -2 10 £550 -24.13%
Docklands, London -1 1 £613 +13.16%
Westminster - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 526 (45.03%) Banking
2 492 (42.12%) Front Office
3 437 (37.41%) Finance
4 348 (29.79%) Java
5 344 (29.45%) SQL
5 344 (29.45%) Investment Banking
6 281 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
7 269 (23.03%) Equity Derivative
8 264 (22.60%) Equities
9 258 (22.09%) Fixed Income
10 255 (21.83%) C#
11 244 (20.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 192 (16.44%) UNIX
13 172 (14.73%) .NET
14 151 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
15 149 (12.76%) OO
16 144 (12.33%) C++
17 130 (11.13%) TDD
18 120 (10.27%) Oracle
19 116 (9.93%) SQL Server
20 108 (9.25%) Python
20 108 (9.25%) Business Analysis
21 107 (9.16%) Multithreading
22 106 (9.08%) Data Modelling
23 103 (8.82%) Credit Derivative
24 93 (7.96%) Degree
24 93 (7.96%) Risk Management
25 92 (7.88%) XML
26 91 (7.79%) Back Office
27 90 (7.71%) Linux

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (1.88%) WebSphere
2 15 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.86%) MQSeries
6 8 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (0.60%) Node.js
8 6 (0.51%) Confluence
8 6 (0.51%) Apache
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.34%) IIS
11 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.086%) Lync
12 1 (0.086%) Documentum
12 1 (0.086%) FileNet
Applications
1 52 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.71%) MS Office
3 16 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.11%) MS Project
5 10 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (2.74%) Markit EDM
2 26 (2.23%) thinkFolio
3 24 (2.05%) Summit
4 21 (1.80%) ION MarketView
5 12 (1.03%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.77%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
6 9 (0.77%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.34%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.26%) Global One
8 3 (0.26%) Tesseract
8 3 (0.26%) Minerva
8 3 (0.26%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 2 (0.17%) RMDS
10 1 (0.086%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.086%) Algo Collateral
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.51%) HTTP
2 5 (0.43%) Firewall
3 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.34%) Multicast
4 2 (0.17%) DSL
5 1 (0.086%) Internet
5 1 (0.086%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 50 (4.28%) RDBMS
4 28 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (1.88%) DB2
6 22 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.80%) MS Access
8 20 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.28%) Big Data
11 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.68%) DTS
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.68%) Pentaho
14 7 (0.60%) KDB
14 7 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.60%) HBase
15 6 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 46 (3.94%) JIRA
2 36 (3.08%) TeamCity
3 35 (3.00%) Maven
4 32 (2.74%) JUnit
5 18 (1.54%) Subversion
6 17 (1.46%) CruiseControl
7 16 (1.37%) Ant
7 16 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.86%) ProC
10 9 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.68%) NUnit
11 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.51%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.51%) jMock
13 5 (0.43%) JBehave
14 4 (0.34%) Selenium
14 4 (0.34%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.34%) Toad
14 4 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 526 (45.03%) Banking
2 492 (42.12%) Front Office
3 437 (37.41%) Finance
4 344 (29.45%) Investment Banking
5 91 (7.79%) Back Office
6 38 (3.25%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.71%) Legal
9 19 (1.63%) Retail
10 13 (1.11%) French Language
11 12 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.34%) Advertising
12 4 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.086%) Marketing
14 1 (0.086%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 542 (46.40%) Developer
2 406 (34.76%) Analyst
3 260 (22.26%) Business Analyst
4 200 (17.12%) Java Developer
5 117 (10.02%) C# Developer
6 76 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 72 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 59 (5.05%) C++ Developer
9 54 (4.62%) Support Analyst
10 39 (3.34%) Applications Support
10 39 (3.34%) .NET Developer
11 34 (2.91%) RAD Developer
12 30 (2.57%) Excel Developer
12 30 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (2.31%) Python Developer
14 26 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 26 (2.23%) Programmer
15 23 (1.97%) Analyst Programmer
15 23 (1.97%) Front Office Developer
16 22 (1.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (14.73%) .NET
2 92 (7.88%) XML
3 87 (7.45%) WPF
4 58 (4.97%) WCF
5 54 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
5 54 (4.62%) Spring
6 50 (4.28%) HTML
7 37 (3.17%) HTML5
8 35 (3.00%) FpML
9 33 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 31 (2.65%) JMS
11 30 (2.57%) RESTful
12 29 (2.48%) WinForms
13 27 (2.31%) Web Services
13 27 (2.31%) SOAP
13 27 (2.31%) REST
14 22 (1.88%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.80%) Swing
16 19 (1.63%) JDBC
16 19 (1.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 269 (23.03%) Equity Derivative
2 264 (22.60%) Equities
3 258 (22.09%) Fixed Income
4 244 (20.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 151 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (8.82%) Credit Derivative
7 63 (5.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 61 (5.22%) Computer Science
9 46 (3.94%) Mathematics
10 29 (2.48%) Market Risk
11 22 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.71%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.71%) Credit Risk
13 18 (1.54%) Algorithms
14 15 (1.28%) Reference Data
15 12 (1.03%) Swaptions
15 12 (1.03%) User Experience
15 12 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
16 11 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 192 (16.44%) UNIX
2 90 (7.71%) Linux
3 57 (4.88%) Windows
4 3 (0.26%) Solaris
5 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (12.76%) OO
3 130 (11.13%) TDD
4 108 (9.25%) Business Analysis
5 107 (9.16%) Multithreading
6 106 (9.08%) Data Modelling
7 93 (7.96%) Risk Management
8 77 (6.59%) Workflow
9 72 (6.16%) Project Management
10 68 (5.82%) Electronic Trading
11 67 (5.74%) Analytics
12 65 (5.57%) Asset Management
13 59 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (4.79%) RAD
15 49 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (4.11%) Data Analysis
17 47 (4.02%) Migration
18 46 (3.94%) Low Latency
18 46 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 348 (29.79%) Java
2 344 (29.45%) SQL
3 255 (21.83%) C#
4 144 (12.33%) C++
5 108 (9.25%) Python
6 77 (6.59%) VBA
7 57 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 56 (4.79%) Perl
9 29 (2.48%) Scala
10 21 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.20%) VB
13 12 (1.03%) Golang
14 9 (0.77%) Korn
15 8 (0.68%) XAML
15 8 (0.68%) VBScript
16 7 (0.60%) Haskell
16 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 93 (7.96%) Degree
2 13 (1.11%) ISEB
3 7 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.51%) CFA
5 5 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.34%) PMP
7 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.086%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.086%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.086%) PhD
8 1 (0.086%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.37%) QA
2 41 (3.51%) EMIR
3 33 (2.83%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.86%) MiFID
5 6 (0.51%) Basel III
6 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) FATCA
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) COREP
8 1 (0.086%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.086%) SLA
8 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.086%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.086%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.086%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.28%) Control-M
3 11 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.17%) Oozie
6 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (10.27%) Oracle
2 73 (6.25%) Sybase
3 53 (4.54%) Microsoft
4 43 (3.68%) Murex
5 33 (2.83%) TIBCO
6 31 (2.65%) Bloomberg
7 27 (2.31%) ION Trading
8 21 (1.80%) Calypso
8 21 (1.80%) DevExpress
9 20 (1.71%) IBM
10 18 (1.54%) Tradeweb
11 14 (1.20%) Business Objects
12 13 (1.11%) SunGard
13 11 (0.94%) Sophis
13 11 (0.94%) Infragistics
14 10 (0.86%) Informatica
14 10 (0.86%) Fidessa
15 9 (0.77%) Charles River
16 8 (0.68%) Tableau
17 7 (0.60%) HP
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