The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 434 423 438
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 158 142 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 122 106
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £675 £656
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-24.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40297 37796 34889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.71% 73.83% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26364 23238 20512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1171 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend

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

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Electronic Trading
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
London +20 152 £600 - 26
England -4 152 £600 - 27
City of London -7 35 £600 - 9
Scotland -12 1 £475 +35.71%
East of England - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Woking - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 132 (45.21%) Front Office
2 128 (43.84%) Banking
3 118 (40.41%) Java
4 115 (39.38%) Fixed Income
5 101 (34.59%) Finance
6 84 (28.77%) Low Latency
7 83 (28.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 80 (27.40%) UNIX
9 76 (26.03%) SQL
10 70 (23.97%) Investment Banking
11 68 (23.29%) Multithreading
12 64 (21.92%) C++
13 63 (21.58%) FIX Protocol
14 62 (21.23%) C#
15 58 (19.86%) ION Trading
16 55 (18.84%) Derivative
17 53 (18.15%) Linux
18 44 (15.07%) ION MarketView
19 43 (14.73%) TIBCO
19 43 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (13.36%) OO
21 36 (12.33%) Windows
21 36 (12.33%) Perl
21 36 (12.33%) Equities
22 30 (10.27%) E-Commerce
23 28 (9.59%) Reuters
24 27 (9.25%) Python
24 27 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
25 26 (8.90%) TDD
26 23 (7.88%) SQL Server

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.03%) MTS
1 3 (1.03%) Confluence
2 2 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.34%) Node.js
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (15.07%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (1.37%) RMDS
4 1 (0.34%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) Firewall
2 10 (3.42%) Multicast
3 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) Extranet
4 2 (0.68%) ATM
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.68%) H.323
4 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.68%) SSH
4 2 (0.68%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.34%) BGP
5 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.51%) KDB
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) OLAP
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.11%) JUnit
2 11 (3.77%) Mockito
3 10 (3.42%) TestNG
4 7 (2.40%) JIRA
5 6 (2.05%) Subversion
6 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.03%) Maven
7 3 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.68%) Gradle
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) Grunt
9 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (45.21%) Front Office
2 128 (43.84%) Banking
3 101 (34.59%) Finance
4 70 (23.97%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 137 (46.92%) Developer
2 62 (21.23%) Analyst
3 61 (20.89%) Java Developer
4 38 (13.01%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.96%) C# Developer
6 31 (10.62%) C++ Developer
7 24 (8.22%) Applications Support
8 19 (6.51%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.82%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.48%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.14%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.42%) Architect
14 8 (2.74%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.74%) Linux Support
15 7 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
15 7 (2.40%) Market Data Engineer
15 7 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (2.40%) Applications Support Analyst
16 6 (2.05%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.58%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (6.85%) Rendezvous
3 17 (5.82%) WPF
4 16 (5.48%) WinForms
4 16 (5.48%) .NET
5 14 (4.79%) Middleware
6 12 (4.11%) Spring
7 10 (3.42%) Guice
8 7 (2.40%) JMS
8 7 (2.40%) HTML
9 5 (1.71%) XML
9 5 (1.71%) JNI
10 4 (1.37%) WCF
10 4 (1.37%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.03%) LINQ
11 3 (1.03%) HTML5
11 3 (1.03%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.03%) STL
12 2 (0.68%) XSD
12 2 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 115 (39.38%) Fixed Income
2 83 (28.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (18.84%) Derivative
4 36 (12.33%) Equities
5 23 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (6.85%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (4.79%) Grid Computing
8 10 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.74%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.74%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.03%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.03%) Open Source
12 3 (1.03%) User Experience
13 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 80 (27.40%) UNIX
2 53 (18.15%) Linux
3 36 (12.33%) Windows
4 12 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Solaris
6 2 (0.68%) SUSE
6 2 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.77%) Low Latency
2 68 (23.29%) Multithreading
3 43 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (13.36%) OO
5 30 (10.27%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (8.90%) TDD
8 23 (7.88%) Algorithmic Trading
9 20 (6.85%) Project Management
9 20 (6.85%) Market Making
10 18 (6.16%) OOD
11 17 (5.82%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.45%) Workflow
12 13 (4.45%) Scrum
13 12 (4.11%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 11 (3.77%) Capacity Management
15 10 (3.42%) Kanban
15 10 (3.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.41%) Java
2 76 (26.03%) SQL
3 64 (21.92%) C++
4 62 (21.23%) C#
5 36 (12.33%) Perl
6 27 (9.25%) Python
7 14 (4.79%) Assembly Language
8 10 (3.42%) C
9 8 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.40%) Korn
11 4 (1.37%) C-shell
11 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.37%) AWK
11 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.03%) VBA
12 3 (1.03%) VC++
12 3 (1.03%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.68%) Ruby
13 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (7.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.34%) MCP
3 1 (0.34%) HNC
3 1 (0.34%) HND
3 1 (0.34%) MCSE
3 1 (0.34%) CCIE
3 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) MiFID
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.37%) NFS
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.68%) Puppet
2 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.68%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (19.86%) ION Trading
2 43 (14.73%) TIBCO
3 28 (9.59%) Reuters
4 22 (7.53%) Sybase
5 21 (7.19%) Bloomberg
6 17 (5.82%) MarketAxess
7 15 (5.14%) Oracle
8 12 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.42%) eSpeed
9 10 (3.42%) Tradeweb
10 9 (3.08%) Syncfusion
10 9 (3.08%) Trayport
10 9 (3.08%) 29West
11 7 (2.40%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.05%) Fidessa
13 4 (1.37%) Perforce
14 3 (1.03%) Citrix
14 3 (1.03%) Cisco
15 2 (0.68%) SunGard
16 1 (0.34%) EMC
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