The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
England / South East
Rank - 231 250
Contract jobs citing Derivative 0 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.13% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 5
Median daily rate - £295 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £475
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2291 2562 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.78% 29.31% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1525 1423
Median daily rate £400 £387 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 148 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £60.00 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Python
1 9 (75.00%) NUnit
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (75.00%) GoogleTest
1 9 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) OOD
2 8 (66.67%) C
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) Use Case
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) CppUnit
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (8.33%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (8.33%) Leaflet

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) GoogleTest
1 9 (75.00%) NUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (50.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Derivatives Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) OOD
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) UML
3 7 (58.33%) Use Case
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JSP 440