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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 273 223 199
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -24
Contract jobs citing Derivative 430 623 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 3.40% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 439 515
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £463 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.18% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.69

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
16124 18319 17865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.36% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10443 11535 11342
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 781 737
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 11 December 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 26 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 11 December 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 -53 422 £600 +4.34% 57
London -42 407 £600 +4.34% 51
City of London -24 96 £600 +2.56% 22
Canary Wharf +8 10 £550 -8.33%
Hampshire +6 10 £316 +15.00% 1
South East 0 10 £316 +12.94% 2
Scotland -7 6 £500 -11.11%
Hook -2 5 £318 +15.45%
Docklands, London +2 4 £500 -23.07%
Edinburgh +17 3 £500 -16.66%
South West +6 3 £513 -14.58% 1
Glasgow -9 3 - -
Somerset +20 2 £513 -14.58%
Street +8 2 £513 -14.58%
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Belfast - 2 £420 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £513 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £513 -
Merseyside - 2 £513 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £420 -
County Antrim - 2 £420 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 351 (48.75%) Finance
2 299 (41.53%) Front Office
3 281 (39.03%) Banking
4 196 (27.22%) Equities
5 184 (25.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 182 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 176 (24.44%) Fixed Income
9 163 (22.64%) Java
10 158 (21.94%) SQL
11 153 (21.25%) C#
12 133 (18.47%) Equity Derivative
13 113 (15.69%) Unix
14 101 (14.03%) Business Analysis
15 98 (13.61%) Multithreading
16 92 (12.78%) C++
17 91 (12.64%) Risk Management
18 87 (12.08%) MiFID
19 85 (11.81%) OO
20 84 (11.67%) Back Office
21 81 (11.25%) OTC Derivatives
22 80 (11.11%) Linux
23 77 (10.69%) TDD
24 75 (10.42%) .NET
25 68 (9.44%) Python
26 67 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
27 62 (8.61%) JavaScript
28 61 (8.47%) HTML
28 61 (8.47%) Project Management
29 60 (8.33%) Asset Management

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 19 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (1.25%) Confluence
4 6 (0.83%) IIS
5 5 (0.69%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.42%) Apache
7 3 (0.42%) CMS
7 3 (0.42%) SAS
7 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.11%) MS Project
3 7 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.69%) MS Office
6 4 (0.56%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.42%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (2.36%) Summit
2 6 (0.83%) RMDS
3 5 (0.69%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.69%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.69%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.28%) Global One
5 2 (0.28%) Minerva
5 2 (0.28%) Orchestrade
5 2 (0.28%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.28%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.28%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.69%) DNS
1 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.56%) VPN
3 3 (0.42%) LDAP
3 3 (0.42%) SAN
4 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) DHCP
5 1 (0.14%) DSL
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) IGMP
5 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 25 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.64%) Big Data
5 18 (2.50%) KDB
6 16 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.53%) DB2
10 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.83%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.83%) Kdb+
11 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.83%) Redis
11 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.56%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.56%) SSDT
14 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (4.86%) Subversion
2 19 (2.64%) NUnit
3 18 (2.50%) GoogleTest
4 17 (2.36%) Ant
5 16 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.22%) JIRA
5 16 (2.22%) Maven
6 15 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 14 (1.94%) CppUnit
8 13 (1.81%) JUnit
9 11 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.53%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.11%) IntelliJ
10 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.97%) Hudson
11 7 (0.97%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.69%) Grunt
13 4 (0.56%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.56%) Build Forge
General
1 351 (48.75%) Finance
2 299 (41.53%) Front Office
3 281 (39.03%) Banking
4 180 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 84 (11.67%) Back Office
6 15 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.39%) Legal
7 10 (1.39%) Retail
8 7 (0.97%) Marketing
9 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.56%) Automotive
10 3 (0.42%) French Language
10 3 (0.42%) German Language
10 3 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (42.08%) Developer
2 276 (38.33%) Analyst
3 198 (27.50%) Business Analyst
4 113 (15.69%) Java Developer
5 66 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 56 (7.78%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 55 (7.64%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 54 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 40 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 34 (4.72%) .NET Developer
10 34 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (4.58%) C++ Developer
12 32 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
12 32 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
13 30 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
14 25 (3.47%) Agile Developer
14 25 (3.47%) IT Business Analyst
14 25 (3.47%) SQL Developer
14 25 (3.47%) Support Analyst
15 24 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.42%) .NET
2 61 (8.47%) HTML
3 50 (6.94%) HTML5
4 44 (6.11%) AngularJS
4 44 (6.11%) FIX Protocol
5 42 (5.83%) XML
6 29 (4.03%) Spring
7 27 (3.75%) CSS
8 21 (2.92%) WPF
9 19 (2.64%) WCF
9 19 (2.64%) Web Services
10 18 (2.50%) FpML
11 17 (2.36%) RequireJS
12 15 (2.08%) JMS
12 15 (2.08%) RESTful
13 12 (1.67%) Node.js
14 11 (1.53%) JSON
15 10 (1.39%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.39%) Middleware
16 9 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 196 (27.22%) Equities
2 184 (25.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 176 (24.44%) Fixed Income
4 133 (18.47%) Equity Derivative
5 81 (11.25%) OTC Derivatives
6 67 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (7.08%) Credit Derivative
8 50 (6.94%) Market Risk
9 37 (5.14%) Computer Science
10 32 (4.44%) Mathematics
11 27 (3.75%) Algorithms
12 22 (3.06%) Data Structures
13 21 (2.92%) Grid Computing
14 20 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 18 (2.50%) Fintech
15 18 (2.50%) Hedge funds
15 18 (2.50%) Physics
16 12 (1.67%) Reference Data
16 12 (1.67%) Virtual Team
17 9 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.69%) Unix
2 80 (11.11%) Linux
3 29 (4.03%) Windows
4 7 (0.97%) Solaris
4 7 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (14.03%) Business Analysis
3 98 (13.61%) Multithreading
4 91 (12.64%) Risk Management
5 85 (11.81%) OO
6 77 (10.69%) TDD
7 61 (8.47%) Project Management
8 60 (8.33%) Analytics
8 60 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 57 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (7.64%) Scrum
11 48 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 46 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (6.11%) SDLC
14 43 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
15 41 (5.69%) Change Management
16 36 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (4.86%) OOD
18 34 (4.72%) Investment Management
18 34 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 163 (22.64%) Java
2 158 (21.94%) SQL
3 153 (21.25%) C#
4 92 (12.78%) C++
5 68 (9.44%) Python
6 62 (8.61%) JavaScript
7 40 (5.56%) C
8 38 (5.28%) Scala
9 30 (4.17%) Perl
10 19 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.22%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.22%) VBA
12 15 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.81%) Haskell
14 13 (1.81%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.97%) VB
17 6 (0.83%) Ada
18 5 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (7.22%) Degree
2 17 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.39%) PhD
5 6 (0.83%) ISEB
6 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.28%) CFA
7 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.14%) CISA
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CRISC
8 1 (0.14%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (12.08%) MiFID
2 39 (5.42%) QA
3 28 (3.89%) EMIR
4 22 (3.06%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.67%) SLA
6 4 (0.56%) GAAP
7 3 (0.42%) Basel III
7 3 (0.42%) FATCA
8 2 (0.28%) Basel II
8 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.56%) NFS
3 3 (0.42%) Samba
3 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (1.39%) Control-M
2 5 (0.69%) Puppet
3 4 (0.56%) Nagios
3 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.42%) OpenView
4 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (8.19%) Oracle
2 39 (5.42%) Murex
3 37 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.92%) Sybase
4 21 (2.92%) TIBCO
5 15 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 13 (1.81%) Reuters
7 12 (1.67%) Calypso
7 12 (1.67%) ION Trading
7 12 (1.67%) Sophis
8 10 (1.39%) Fidessa
9 7 (0.97%) Informatica
9 7 (0.97%) SmartStream
10 6 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.69%) Charles River
11 5 (0.69%) HP
11 5 (0.69%) SimCorp
11 5 (0.69%) Sun
12 4 (0.56%) Citrix
12 4 (0.56%) IBM
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