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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Derivatives
Rank 389 219 232
Rank change year-on-year
-170 +13
Contract jobs citing Derivative 285 654 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 3.42% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 469 400
Median daily rate £600 £573 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Derivative Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Derivative
Top 19 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 30 September 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 -160 273 £600 +4.34% 70
London -100 268 £600 +4.34% 63
City of London -37 59 £550 -4.34% 23
Glasgow -10 9 - - 1
Scotland -35 9 - - 2
South East +11 4 £420 -20.00% 4
Canary Wharf -6 4 £488 -11.36%
Surrey +10 2 £550 -18.51%
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Hampshire +13 1 £290 +3.57% 2
Belfast -7 1 £420 +110.00%
County Antrim -7 1 £420 +110.00%
Northern Ireland -9 1 £420 +40.00%
Oxfordshire -11 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £290 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 311 (46.70%) Finance
2 261 (39.19%) Banking
3 228 (34.23%) Front Office
4 191 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (26.73%) Java
6 172 (25.83%) SQL
7 168 (25.23%) C#
8 163 (24.47%) Fixed Income
9 161 (24.17%) Investment Banking
10 158 (23.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 143 (21.47%) Equity Derivative
12 128 (19.22%) Equities
13 115 (17.27%) Unix
14 106 (15.92%) TDD
15 104 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
16 94 (14.11%) OO
17 91 (13.66%) Linux
18 88 (13.21%) C++
19 83 (12.46%) Python
20 81 (12.16%) Risk Management
21 78 (11.71%) Business Analysis
22 72 (10.81%) Oracle
23 70 (10.51%) Multithreading
24 68 (10.21%) .NET
25 66 (9.91%) OTC Derivatives
26 62 (9.31%) HTML
26 62 (9.31%) Back Office
27 61 (9.16%) Project Management
28 56 (8.41%) Credit Derivative
28 56 (8.41%) Degree

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 28 (4.20%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.40%) Confluence
3 11 (1.65%) Apache
4 8 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.90%) IIS
6 6 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.45%) CMS
8 3 (0.45%) Jetty
8 3 (0.45%) SAS
9 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.05%) MS Office
4 7 (1.05%) MS Project
5 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.60%) HipChat
7 3 (0.45%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Summit
2 5 (0.75%) RMDS
3 3 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.45%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.20%) DNS
2 8 (1.20%) SSH
3 6 (0.90%) Intranet
3 6 (0.90%) SAN
4 5 (0.75%) VPN
5 4 (0.60%) HTTP
5 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 3 (0.45%) DSL
6 3 (0.45%) LDAP
6 3 (0.45%) NAS
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.76%) NoSQL
2 41 (6.16%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.10%) KDB
7 13 (1.95%) Big Data
8 10 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.35%) DB2
9 9 (1.35%) Kdb+
9 9 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.90%) MySQL
10 6 (0.90%) QlikView
11 5 (0.75%) Redis
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.45%) MS Access
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (7.36%) Maven
2 31 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 31 (4.65%) Subversion
3 27 (4.05%) IntelliJ
4 26 (3.90%) NUnit
5 25 (3.75%) JIRA
6 24 (3.60%) ClearCase
7 23 (3.45%) GoogleTest
8 20 (3.00%) Ant
8 20 (3.00%) CppUnit
9 13 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.65%) JUnit
12 10 (1.50%) Selenium
12 10 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.90%) NuGet
14 5 (0.75%) Bower
14 5 (0.75%) Grunt
14 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 311 (46.70%) Finance
2 261 (39.19%) Banking
3 228 (34.23%) Front Office
4 161 (24.17%) Investment Banking
5 62 (9.31%) Back Office
6 16 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.10%) Retail
8 8 (1.20%) Legal
9 6 (0.90%) Marketing
10 4 (0.60%) French Language
10 4 (0.60%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (46.55%) Developer
2 209 (31.38%) Analyst
3 140 (21.02%) Business Analyst
4 122 (18.32%) Java Developer
5 88 (13.21%) C# Developer
6 71 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 50 (7.51%) Agile Developer
7 50 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 40 (6.01%) Agile Java Developer
9 39 (5.86%) .NET Developer
10 37 (5.56%) Derivatives Business Analyst
11 34 (5.11%) Project Manager
12 33 (4.95%) C++ Developer
13 32 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (4.35%) SQL Developer
15 26 (3.90%) Risk Analyst
16 24 (3.60%) Banking Analyst
16 24 (3.60%) MiFID Business Analyst
17 22 (3.30%) Applications Support
17 22 (3.30%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.21%) .NET
2 62 (9.31%) HTML
3 47 (7.06%) HTML5
4 44 (6.61%) AngularJS
5 35 (5.26%) XML
6 32 (4.80%) Spring
7 29 (4.35%) WPF
8 25 (3.75%) FIX Protocol
8 25 (3.75%) FpML
9 22 (3.30%) WCF
10 19 (2.85%) CSS
11 18 (2.70%) Web Services
12 17 (2.55%) JMS
13 15 (2.25%) Node.js
14 13 (1.95%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.95%) Middleware
14 13 (1.95%) RESTful
15 11 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (1.65%) RequireJS
16 10 (1.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 163 (24.47%) Fixed Income
2 158 (23.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 143 (21.47%) Equity Derivative
4 128 (19.22%) Equities
5 104 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (9.91%) OTC Derivatives
7 56 (8.41%) Credit Derivative
8 37 (5.56%) Market Risk
9 36 (5.41%) Algorithms
10 33 (4.95%) Computer Science
11 28 (4.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 23 (3.45%) Grid Computing
13 21 (3.15%) Data Structures
14 17 (2.55%) Mathematics
15 14 (2.10%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.65%) Reference Data
17 8 (1.20%) Credit Risk
18 7 (1.05%) Fintech
18 7 (1.05%) Management Information System
18 7 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 115 (17.27%) Unix
2 91 (13.66%) Linux
3 30 (4.50%) Windows
4 12 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.20%) CentOS
6 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.60%) Debian
8 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.92%) TDD
3 94 (14.11%) OO
4 81 (12.16%) Risk Management
5 78 (11.71%) Business Analysis
6 70 (10.51%) Multithreading
7 61 (9.16%) Project Management
8 50 (7.51%) Asset Management
9 47 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (6.91%) OOD
11 45 (6.76%) BDD
12 44 (6.61%) Software Engineering
13 42 (6.31%) Analytics
13 42 (6.31%) Configuration Management
14 39 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 38 (5.71%) SDLC
16 36 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (5.11%) Investment Management
17 34 (5.11%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 178 (26.73%) Java
2 172 (25.83%) SQL
3 168 (25.23%) C#
4 88 (13.21%) C++
5 83 (12.46%) Python
6 55 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 35 (5.26%) C
8 29 (4.35%) Perl
9 24 (3.60%) VBA
10 22 (3.30%) Scala
11 18 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.10%) VB
14 12 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.50%) Haskell
15 10 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.75%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.60%) ANSI SQL
17 4 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (8.41%) Degree
2 29 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.50%) PhD
5 9 (1.35%) ISEB
6 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.60%) RHCE
7 2 (0.30%) CFA
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.15%) CISA
8 1 (0.15%) CISM
8 1 (0.15%) CRISC
8 1 (0.15%) MBA
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.06%) MiFID
2 31 (4.65%) QA
3 20 (3.00%) EMIR
4 19 (2.85%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.35%) SLA
6 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.60%) Basel III
7 4 (0.60%) GAAP
8 2 (0.30%) Basel II
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
1 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) iptables
2 4 (0.60%) Postfix
3 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.45%) NFS
3 3 (0.45%) Samba
3 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Nagios
1 13 (1.95%) Puppet
2 11 (1.65%) Control-M
3 8 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.75%) Ansible
4 5 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.60%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.45%) OpenView
6 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.30%) Kibana
7 2 (0.30%) logstash
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 72 (10.81%) Oracle
2 39 (5.86%) Murex
3 33 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.60%) Calypso
5 20 (3.00%) Sybase
6 18 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 13 (1.95%) ION Trading
7 13 (1.95%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.80%) Sophis
9 9 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.35%) Reuters
10 7 (1.05%) VMware
11 6 (0.90%) HP
11 6 (0.90%) IBM
11 6 (0.90%) Informatica
11 6 (0.90%) Splunk
12 5 (0.75%) Microgen
13 4 (0.60%) Tradeweb
13 4 (0.60%) Veritas
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