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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 251 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Derivative 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% - 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2560 2166 2580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 24.67% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1132 1163
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 120 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 1
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) CppUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Memory Management
3 5 (62.50%) GoogleTest
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Motif
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) Ant
4 4 (50.00%) Rational Rose
4 4 (50.00%) RUP
4 4 (50.00%) Unified Process
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) NUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) CppUnit
1 5 (62.50%) GoogleTest
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Motif
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) SUSE
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) Memory Management
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) RUP
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat