The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Exotic Derivatives
Rank 406 411 387
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative 2 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.012% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.038% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 23
Average daily rate
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£538 £800 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% +43.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £620 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7175 7861 8139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 32.38% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4788 5398 5500
Average daily rate £450 £451 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Exotic Derivative
England

Exotic Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Exotic Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in London

Exotic Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the London region.

Exotic Derivative Daily Rate Trend in London

Exotic Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative across the London region.

Exotic Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in London

Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 +28 1 £575 -
Exotic Derivative
England

Exotic Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Equities
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) DOM
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

Exotic Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JAXB
2 1 (20.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) EMIR
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft