The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 360 220 239
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +19
Contract jobs citing Derivative 305 633 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 1.08% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 3.32% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 475 378
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £500 £365
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +36.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18030 19074 18272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.55% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11630 11952 10928
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 780 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Derivative within the UK.

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative within the UK.

Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Derivative
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -126 292 £575 - 66
London -107 276 £575 - 60
City of London -26 70 £573 -2.96% 29
South East +21 16 £290 -44.76% 1
Hampshire +23 13 £290 -6.45%
Scotland -27 11 - - 3
Glasgow -3 10 - - 3
Hook +7 8 £290 -6.45%
Canary Wharf +1 3 £488 -7.14%
Surrey +3 2 £550 -8.33%
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Oxfordshire -4 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for Derivative.

1 357 (49.24%) Finance
2 298 (41.10%) Banking
3 234 (32.28%) Front Office
4 203 (28.00%) C#
5 199 (27.45%) SQL
6 192 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (26.21%) Java
8 173 (23.86%) Investment Banking
9 165 (22.76%) Fixed Income
10 158 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 147 (20.28%) Equity Derivative
12 118 (16.28%) Equities
13 115 (15.86%) Unix
14 113 (15.59%) TDD
15 111 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
16 106 (14.62%) Risk Management
17 102 (14.07%) OO
18 98 (13.52%) C++
19 89 (12.28%) .NET
20 88 (12.14%) Oracle
21 87 (12.00%) Linux
22 85 (11.72%) Python
23 82 (11.31%) Credit Derivative
24 75 (10.34%) Multithreading
25 68 (9.38%) Business Analysis
26 65 (8.97%) Back Office
27 63 (8.69%) Project Management
27 63 (8.69%) OTC Derivatives
28 62 (8.55%) HTML
29 56 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills 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 31 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.48%) Confluence
3 11 (1.52%) Apache
3 11 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.38%) Jetty
5 8 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.83%) IIS
6 6 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.14%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.83%) MS Office
4 6 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.55%) HipChat
5 4 (0.55%) MS Project
6 3 (0.41%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (0.69%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (0.69%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.69%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (0.55%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.55%) Summit
4 3 (0.41%) RMDS
4 3 (0.41%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Eikon
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) Kondor
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.10%) SSH
3 7 (0.97%) DNS
4 5 (0.69%) Intranet
4 5 (0.69%) SAN
4 5 (0.69%) VPN
5 4 (0.55%) Firewall
5 4 (0.55%) HTTP
5 4 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.55%) SSL
6 3 (0.41%) NAS
6 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.28%) BGP
7 2 (0.28%) DSL
7 2 (0.28%) Internet
7 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.28%) LDAP
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.62%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.66%) KDB
5 12 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.52%) Big Data
7 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.24%) Kdb+
8 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.10%) DB2
10 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.83%) QlikView
11 5 (0.69%) MySQL
12 3 (0.41%) MS Access
12 3 (0.41%) ObjectStore
12 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (7.59%) Maven
2 33 (4.55%) Subversion
3 31 (4.28%) Eclipse
4 30 (4.14%) NUnit
5 29 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 26 (3.59%) ClearCase
7 25 (3.45%) GoogleTest
8 24 (3.31%) Ant
8 24 (3.31%) JIRA
9 22 (3.03%) CppUnit
10 17 (2.34%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.52%) Git (software)
13 10 (1.38%) Selenium
14 8 (1.10%) JUnit
15 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.83%) LoadRunner
16 6 (0.83%) NuGet
17 5 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 357 (49.24%) Finance
2 298 (41.10%) Banking
3 234 (32.28%) Front Office
4 173 (23.86%) Investment Banking
5 65 (8.97%) Back Office
6 31 (4.28%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.66%) Legal
7 12 (1.66%) Retail
8 7 (0.97%) French Language
8 7 (0.97%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.69%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 352 (48.55%) Developer
2 207 (28.55%) Analyst
3 141 (19.45%) Business Analyst
4 132 (18.21%) Java Developer
5 115 (15.86%) C# Developer
6 75 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 53 (7.31%) .NET Developer
7 53 (7.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 52 (7.17%) Agile Developer
9 49 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (6.48%) SQL Developer
11 42 (5.79%) Agile Java Developer
12 38 (5.24%) C++ Developer
13 36 (4.97%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 36 (4.97%) Project Manager
14 33 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
15 30 (4.14%) Risk Analyst
16 25 (3.45%) Risk Business Analyst
17 24 (3.31%) Senior Agile Developer
18 23 (3.17%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (12.28%) .NET
2 62 (8.55%) HTML
3 49 (6.76%) HTML5
4 48 (6.62%) AngularJS
5 46 (6.34%) Spring
6 40 (5.52%) WPF
7 34 (4.69%) XML
8 29 (4.00%) WCF
9 24 (3.31%) CSS
9 24 (3.31%) Web Services
10 22 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (2.90%) FpML
12 19 (2.62%) JMS
13 17 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.07%) Spring Integration
15 13 (1.79%) Middleware
15 13 (1.79%) Node.js
15 13 (1.79%) RESTful
15 13 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (1.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 165 (22.76%) Fixed Income
2 158 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 147 (20.28%) Equity Derivative
4 118 (16.28%) Equities
5 111 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (11.31%) Credit Derivative
7 63 (8.69%) OTC Derivatives
8 45 (6.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 44 (6.07%) Market Risk
10 33 (4.55%) Algorithms
11 31 (4.28%) Computer Science
12 24 (3.31%) Credit Risk
13 22 (3.03%) Data Structures
13 22 (3.03%) Mathematics
14 19 (2.62%) Grid Computing
15 15 (2.07%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.52%) Reference Data
17 8 (1.10%) Fintech
17 8 (1.10%) Statistics
18 6 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.86%) Unix
2 87 (12.00%) Linux
3 34 (4.69%) Windows
4 12 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.10%) CentOS
6 6 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.55%) Debian
7 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.55%) Solaris
7 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (15.59%) TDD
3 106 (14.62%) Risk Management
4 102 (14.07%) OO
5 75 (10.34%) Multithreading
6 68 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 63 (8.69%) Project Management
8 56 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (7.45%) Asset Management
10 53 (7.31%) BDD
11 50 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 47 (6.48%) Configuration Management
13 46 (6.34%) OOD
14 43 (5.93%) SDLC
15 41 (5.66%) Migration
16 40 (5.52%) Analytics
17 39 (5.38%) Unit Testing
18 36 (4.97%) Integration Testing
18 36 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (4.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 203 (28.00%) C#
2 199 (27.45%) SQL
3 190 (26.21%) Java
4 98 (13.52%) C++
5 85 (11.72%) Python
6 50 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 33 (4.55%) C
7 33 (4.55%) VBA
8 32 (4.41%) Perl
9 23 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.03%) Scala
11 20 (2.76%) VB
12 16 (2.21%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.66%) Haskell
15 10 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.97%) XAML
18 4 (0.55%) Ada
18 4 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (7.31%) Degree
2 31 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.79%) PhD
5 8 (1.10%) ISEB
6 4 (0.55%) RHCE
7 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.28%) MiFID
1 31 (4.28%) QA
2 17 (2.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (1.93%) EMIR
4 9 (1.24%) SLA
5 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.41%) UCITS
7 2 (0.28%) Basel III
7 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) GAAP
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.83%) Docker
1 6 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.55%) iptables
2 4 (0.55%) Postfix
3 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.28%) NFS
4 2 (0.28%) Samba
4 2 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.66%) Nagios
1 12 (1.66%) Puppet
2 11 (1.52%) Control-M
3 8 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.69%) Ansible
5 5 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.55%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.28%) Kibana
8 2 (0.28%) logstash
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) OpenView
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 88 (12.14%) Oracle
2 54 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.79%) Murex
4 33 (4.55%) Calypso
5 23 (3.17%) Sybase
6 21 (2.90%) Bloomberg
7 18 (2.48%) ION Trading
8 14 (1.93%) Sophis
9 10 (1.38%) IBM
10 9 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.24%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.97%) Reuters
12 7 (0.97%) VMware
13 6 (0.83%) Fidessa
13 6 (0.83%) HP
13 6 (0.83%) Informatica
13 6 (0.83%) Splunk
13 6 (0.83%) SunGard
14 5 (0.69%) Microgen
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