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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Derivatives
Rank 262 255 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Derivative 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£675 £200 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+237.50% -6.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £238 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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
3011 2760 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.43% 29.63% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1514 1260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 155 150
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.96 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £42.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 £675 -
Berkshire -1 2 £800 +300.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 13 (61.90%) Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Memory Management
2 13 (61.90%) GoogleTest
2 13 (61.90%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UML
2 13 (61.90%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) C
2 13 (61.90%) OOD
2 13 (61.90%) NUnit
3 12 (57.14%) Subversion
3 12 (57.14%) Use Case
3 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (57.14%) ClearCase
4 11 (52.38%) Ant
4 11 (52.38%) Project Management
4 11 (52.38%) CppUnit
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) C++
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) Rational Rose
7 7 (33.33%) RUP
7 7 (33.33%) Unified Process
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
10 4 (19.05%) Python

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) Bankmaster
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) NUnit
1 13 (61.90%) GoogleTest
2 12 (57.14%) Subversion
2 12 (57.14%) ClearCase
3 11 (52.38%) Ant
3 11 (52.38%) CppUnit
4 7 (33.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Motif
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.76%) FpML
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 13 (61.90%) Memory Management
2 13 (61.90%) Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) UML
2 13 (61.90%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) OOD
3 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (57.14%) Use Case
4 11 (52.38%) Project Management
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Unified Process
6 7 (33.33%) RUP
7 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Charles River
1 1 (4.76%) Fundtech