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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 245 249 237
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Derivative 24 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £290 £318 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +33.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £613 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00
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
2800 2973 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.19% 32.01% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1583 1427
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 129 152
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.66 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.03% -18.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 24 £290 -4.99% 1
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 37 (88.10%) C
2 37 (88.10%) Unix
2 37 (88.10%) NUnit
2 37 (88.10%) Integration Testing
2 37 (88.10%) GoogleTest
2 37 (88.10%) System Integration Testing
3 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
4 35 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 35 (83.33%) UML
5 34 (80.95%) Subversion
5 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
6 33 (78.57%) Project Management
6 33 (78.57%) OO
6 33 (78.57%) OOD
6 33 (78.57%) Memory Management
6 33 (78.57%) Multithreading
7 32 (76.19%) SC Cleared
7 32 (76.19%) CppUnit
7 32 (76.19%) ClearCase
7 32 (76.19%) Ant
8 31 (73.81%) Use Case
9 27 (64.29%) C++
10 26 (61.90%) Python
11 25 (59.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 25 (59.52%) Unit Testing
12 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.67%) Motif
14 5 (11.90%) RUP
14 5 (11.90%) Unified Process

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (88.10%) GoogleTest
1 37 (88.10%) NUnit
2 34 (80.95%) Subversion
3 32 (76.19%) Ant
3 32 (76.19%) ClearCase
3 32 (76.19%) CppUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Front Office
2 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) C Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) C++ Developer
5 8 (19.05%) C/C++ Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 6 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Murex Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Motif
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 37 (88.10%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Integration Testing
1 37 (88.10%) System Integration Testing
2 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 35 (83.33%) UML
4 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
5 33 (78.57%) Memory Management
5 33 (78.57%) Multithreading
5 33 (78.57%) OO
5 33 (78.57%) OOD
5 33 (78.57%) Project Management
6 31 (73.81%) Use Case
7 25 (59.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 25 (59.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) RUP
8 5 (11.90%) Unified Process
9 2 (4.76%) System Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Cash Management
10 1 (2.38%) Fund Accounting
10 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
10 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C
2 27 (64.29%) C++
3 26 (61.90%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (76.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) iptables
1 2 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Charles River
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Calypso
2 1 (2.38%) Fiserv
2 1 (2.38%) IBM
2 1 (2.38%) Informatica
2 1 (2.38%) Murex
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Sybase
2 1 (2.38%) Wall Street Systems