The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 381 392 360
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing Swaptions 21 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.054% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 17
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£625 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £451
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Swaptions
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
7546 8392 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.29% 37.46% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5143 5874 5586
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 162 163
Average hourly rate £19.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in London

Swaptions
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Swaptions Daily Rate Trend in London

Swaptions
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 Swaptions within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 5 £625 -9.09% 1
Swaptions
England

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Front Office
3 13 (48.15%) VBA
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Banking
5 10 (37.04%) Derivative
6 9 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 7 (25.93%) Murex
7 7 (25.93%) Calypso
7 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Python
9 4 (14.81%) SunGard
9 4 (14.81%) Front Arena
9 4 (14.81%) WPF
9 4 (14.81%) Release Management
9 4 (14.81%) EMIR
9 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
10 3 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (11.11%) Summit
10 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (11.11%) WinForms
10 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.41%) Sophis

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Front Arena
2 3 (11.11%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (55.56%) Front Office
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Tools Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Sophis Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Front Arena Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) WPF
3 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Derivative
2 9 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
4 3 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) DTCC
5 1 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) RAD
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) VBA
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) EMIR
2 3 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Murex
1 7 (25.93%) Calypso
2 4 (14.81%) SunGard
3 2 (7.41%) Sophis
4 1 (3.70%) Syncfusion
4 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
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