The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 239 217 232
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Derivative 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £299 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2062 1561 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 18.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 731 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 159 198
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -5 7 £299 +3.82%
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) OOD
2 14 (93.33%) UML
2 14 (93.33%) OO
2 14 (93.33%) C
2 14 (93.33%) Motif
2 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) NUnit
2 14 (93.33%) Integration Testing
2 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 14 (93.33%) Memory Management
2 14 (93.33%) GoogleTest
3 13 (86.67%) CppUnit
3 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) Subversion
3 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
3 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
4 12 (80.00%) Rational Rose
4 12 (80.00%) Ant
4 12 (80.00%) RUP
4 12 (80.00%) Unified Process
4 12 (80.00%) Project Management
4 12 (80.00%) Use Case
5 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Security Management

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) NUnit
1 14 (93.33%) GoogleTest
2 13 (86.67%) Subversion
2 13 (86.67%) CppUnit
2 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
3 12 (80.00%) Rational Rose
3 12 (80.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) C Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) OOD
1 14 (93.33%) UML
1 14 (93.33%) OO
1 14 (93.33%) Integration Testing
1 14 (93.33%) Multithreading
1 14 (93.33%) Memory Management
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (80.00%) Project Management
3 12 (80.00%) RUP
3 12 (80.00%) Unified Process
3 12 (80.00%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) VMware