The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
Rank 369 412 348
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -64
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 235 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 225
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £375 £93
% change year-on-year
+38.33% +305.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +61 233 £650 +8.33% 55
London +38 232 £650 +4.00% 52
City of London -4 52 £600 +1.05% 27
Canary Wharf +5 6 £625 -
Docklands, London +1 3 £550 -
Belfast - 2 £388 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £388 -
County Antrim - 2 £388 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 191 (46.25%) Front Office
2 185 (44.79%) Banking
3 182 (44.07%) Java
4 180 (43.58%) Multithreading
5 178 (43.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 166 (40.19%) Low Latency
7 155 (37.53%) Finance
8 148 (35.84%) Fixed Income
9 136 (32.93%) Linux
10 133 (32.20%) C++
11 106 (25.67%) Unix
11 106 (25.67%) Investment Banking
12 95 (23.00%) FIX Protocol
13 91 (22.03%) C#
14 89 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
15 88 (21.31%) SQL
15 88 (21.31%) Algorithmic Trading
16 82 (19.85%) TIBCO
17 70 (16.95%) ION Trading
18 69 (16.71%) Oracle
19 62 (15.01%) Rendezvous
20 60 (14.53%) .NET
21 55 (13.32%) Reuters
21 55 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (12.83%) Multithreaded Programming
23 52 (12.59%) Equities
23 52 (12.59%) Derivative
23 52 (12.59%) SQL Server
24 50 (12.11%) STL
25 48 (11.62%) Python

Electronic Trading
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 18 (4.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.21%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.48%) Apache
3 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Project
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (11.62%) RMDS
2 32 (7.75%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.97%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.66%) Firewall
3 6 (1.45%) Multicast
4 3 (0.73%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.48%) BGP
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.48%) DHCP
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) MPLS
5 2 (0.48%) NGN
5 2 (0.48%) OSPF
5 2 (0.48%) RIP
5 2 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.51%) KDB
3 13 (3.15%) Kdb+
4 11 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.69%) Big Data
6 7 (1.69%) DB2
6 7 (1.69%) Tick Data
7 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.73%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.24%) HBase
9 1 (0.24%) MySQL
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (8.23%) JUnit
2 16 (3.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.66%) JIRA
4 10 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.42%) Maven
4 10 (2.42%) Subversion
5 9 (2.18%) NUnit
5 9 (2.18%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.21%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.21%) Mockito
7 5 (1.21%) TestNG
8 4 (0.97%) Hudson
9 3 (0.73%) Grunt
10 2 (0.48%) gulp
10 2 (0.48%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.24%) Bower
11 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 191 (46.25%) Front Office
2 185 (44.79%) Banking
3 155 (37.53%) Finance
4 106 (25.67%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.84%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.18%) Publishing
7 7 (1.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
9 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (73.85%) Developer
2 134 (32.45%) Java Developer
3 116 (28.09%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 97 (23.49%) C++ Developer
5 61 (14.77%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 57 (13.80%) Analyst
7 53 (12.83%) C# Developer
8 34 (8.23%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.78%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 26 (6.30%) Front Office Developer
10 26 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.81%) Business Analyst
12 22 (5.33%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 22 (5.33%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.36%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 17 (4.12%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 16 (3.87%) Unix Support
15 16 (3.87%) WPF Developer
16 15 (3.63%) Electronic Trading Support
16 15 (3.63%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (23.00%) FIX Protocol
2 62 (15.01%) Rendezvous
3 60 (14.53%) .NET
4 50 (12.11%) STL
5 48 (11.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 30 (7.26%) WPF
7 22 (5.33%) AngularJS
8 21 (5.08%) Middleware
9 17 (4.12%) HTML
10 16 (3.87%) WinForms
11 14 (3.39%) HTML5
11 14 (3.39%) JMS
12 13 (3.15%) XML
13 11 (2.66%) Node.js
13 11 (2.66%) Spring
14 10 (2.42%) Swing
15 9 (2.18%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.94%) CSS
16 8 (1.94%) Ultra Messaging
17 7 (1.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 178 (43.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 148 (35.84%) Fixed Income
3 55 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (12.59%) Derivative
4 52 (12.59%) Equities
5 42 (10.17%) Algorithms
6 34 (8.23%) Computer Science
7 26 (6.30%) User Experience
8 21 (5.08%) Fintech
9 20 (4.84%) N-Tier
10 17 (4.12%) Virtual Team
11 12 (2.91%) TWAP
11 12 (2.91%) VWAP
12 10 (2.42%) Mathematics
13 9 (2.18%) Credit Derivative
13 9 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.97%) Physics
14 4 (0.97%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 136 (32.93%) Linux
2 106 (25.67%) Unix
3 40 (9.69%) Windows
4 22 (5.33%) Solaris
5 8 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (43.58%) Multithreading
2 166 (40.19%) Low Latency
3 89 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (21.31%) Algorithmic Trading
5 53 (12.83%) Multithreaded Programming
6 37 (8.96%) OO
7 34 (8.23%) E-Commerce
7 34 (8.23%) Risk Management
8 29 (7.02%) Workflow
9 25 (6.05%) Market Making
9 25 (6.05%) TDD
10 23 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (5.57%) SDLC
11 21 (5.08%) OOD
12 20 (4.84%) High Availability
13 19 (4.60%) Migration
13 19 (4.60%) Scrum
14 17 (4.12%) DevOps
15 15 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 182 (44.07%) Java
2 133 (32.20%) C++
3 91 (22.03%) C#
4 88 (21.31%) SQL
5 48 (11.62%) Python
6 28 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.87%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.63%) C
9 10 (2.42%) MATLAB
9 10 (2.42%) Scala
10 9 (2.18%) Perl
10 9 (2.18%) XAML
11 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.45%) Ruby
13 5 (1.21%) Tcl
14 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.97%) R
15 2 (0.48%) Haskell
15 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (7.99%) Degree
2 2 (0.48%) CCIE
2 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.24%) MCSE
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.30%) MiFID
2 17 (4.12%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.97%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Endace
4 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.48%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.24%) Icinga
5 1 (0.24%) logstash
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (19.85%) TIBCO
2 70 (16.95%) ION Trading
3 69 (16.71%) Oracle
4 55 (13.32%) Reuters
5 18 (4.36%) Solace
6 17 (4.12%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.15%) Currenex
8 12 (2.91%) FXall
9 10 (2.42%) Sun
9 10 (2.42%) Sybase
10 9 (2.18%) Cisco
10 9 (2.18%) Microsoft
11 8 (1.94%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.94%) Juniper
11 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.69%) Tradeweb
13 5 (1.21%) Google
14 4 (0.97%) Charles River
14 4 (0.97%) Infragistics
14 4 (0.97%) Perforce
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