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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 395 368 405
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 237 252 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 216 172
Average daily rate £625 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £284 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.63% -18.92%
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
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 15 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -18 234 £625 +4.16% 44
London -8 227 £625 +4.16% 43
City of London +26 47 £600 -4.00% 22
Birmingham - 4 £370 -
West Midlands - 4 £370 -
Northern Ireland +2 2 £51 -37.23%
Belfast +2 2 £51 -37.23%
County Antrim +1 2 £51 -37.23%
Manchester - 2 £95 -
North West - 2 £95 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 235 (46.91%) Finance
2 234 (46.71%) Front Office
3 207 (41.32%) Banking
4 190 (37.92%) Java
5 167 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 161 (32.14%) Unix
7 159 (31.74%) Linux
7 159 (31.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 159 (31.74%) Investment Banking
8 145 (28.94%) C#
9 142 (28.34%) Multithreading
10 139 (27.74%) SQL
11 135 (26.95%) C++
12 102 (20.36%) Analytical Skills
13 101 (20.16%) Fixed Income
14 91 (18.16%) WPF
15 80 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
16 76 (15.17%) FIX Protocol
17 75 (14.97%) Python
18 72 (14.37%) Risk Management
18 72 (14.37%) Software Engineering
19 70 (13.97%) Equities
20 60 (11.98%) SQL Server
21 59 (11.78%) SDLC
22 55 (10.98%) Market Making
23 54 (10.78%) .NET
24 53 (10.58%) ION Trading
25 51 (10.18%) Degree
26 48 (9.58%) Computer Science
27 47 (9.38%) Oracle

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (1.60%) Node.js
2 7 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.60%) Apache
4 3 (0.60%) JBoss
4 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) GemFire
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (8.98%) ION MarketView
2 15 (2.99%) RMDS
3 5 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) Global One
4 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.99%) Firewall
2 28 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.39%) Multicast
4 4 (0.80%) DNS
5 3 (0.60%) Internet
5 3 (0.60%) VPN
6 2 (0.40%) LAN
6 2 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) Unicast
7 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.20%) KDB
6 4 (0.80%) OLAP
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (4.79%) JUnit
2 22 (4.39%) Eclipse
3 20 (3.99%) Gradle
4 17 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.60%) JIRA
7 7 (1.40%) Subversion
8 6 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.00%) Maven
9 5 (1.00%) NUnit
10 3 (0.60%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.40%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.40%) Emacs
11 2 (0.40%) Hudson
11 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.20%) jMock
General
1 235 (46.91%) Finance
2 234 (46.71%) Front Office
3 207 (41.32%) Banking
4 159 (31.74%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.39%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.39%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Retail
7 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Legal
8 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 284 (56.69%) Developer
2 111 (22.16%) Java Developer
3 78 (15.57%) C++ Developer
4 71 (14.17%) C# Developer
5 59 (11.78%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 58 (11.58%) Analyst
7 54 (10.78%) Senior Developer
8 48 (9.58%) Software Engineer
9 40 (7.98%) WPF Developer
10 38 (7.58%) C# WPF Developer
11 35 (6.99%) Business Analyst
12 31 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (5.39%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 27 (5.39%) Project Manager
14 26 (5.19%) Front Office Developer
15 25 (4.99%) C# Software Engineer
16 24 (4.79%) Support Analyst
17 23 (4.59%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
18 21 (4.19%) Java Engineer
18 21 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (18.16%) WPF
2 76 (15.17%) FIX Protocol
3 54 (10.78%) .NET
4 35 (6.99%) Rendezvous
5 25 (4.99%) HTML
6 23 (4.59%) .NET Framework
7 20 (3.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 20 (3.99%) WinForms
8 19 (3.79%) HTML5
9 16 (3.19%) XML
10 14 (2.79%) STL
11 13 (2.59%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.59%) Reactive Extensions
12 9 (1.80%) JMS
12 9 (1.80%) Middleware
13 8 (1.60%) CSS
14 7 (1.40%) Ultra Messaging
15 6 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (1.20%) Web Services
16 5 (1.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 159 (31.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 102 (20.36%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (20.16%) Fixed Income
4 70 (13.97%) Equities
5 48 (9.58%) Computer Science
6 44 (8.78%) Derivative
7 26 (5.19%) Grid Computing
8 19 (3.79%) Fintech
9 18 (3.59%) Mathematics
10 15 (2.99%) User Experience
11 12 (2.40%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 12 (2.40%) N-Tier
12 11 (2.20%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.00%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.60%) Eurex
15 7 (1.40%) Physics
16 5 (1.00%) Data Centre
16 5 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
17 4 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 161 (32.14%) Unix
2 159 (31.74%) Linux
3 42 (8.38%) Windows
4 12 (2.40%) Solaris
5 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) SUSE
7 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 142 (28.34%) Multithreading
3 80 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (14.37%) Risk Management
4 72 (14.37%) Software Engineering
5 59 (11.78%) SDLC
6 55 (10.98%) Market Making
7 46 (9.18%) Project Management
8 41 (8.18%) OO
9 35 (6.99%) Algorithmic Trading
9 35 (6.99%) Migration
10 32 (6.39%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (5.79%) Functional Programming
12 29 (5.79%) TDD
13 28 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 28 (5.59%) Risk Analysis
14 25 (4.99%) Release Management
15 22 (4.39%) DevOps
16 21 (4.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (37.92%) Java
2 145 (28.94%) C#
3 139 (27.74%) SQL
4 135 (26.95%) C++
5 75 (14.97%) Python
6 39 (7.78%) Perl
7 30 (5.99%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.99%) C
9 24 (4.79%) Scala
10 12 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.00%) VBA
13 8 (1.60%) Korn
14 6 (1.20%) XAML
15 4 (0.80%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.80%) C-shell
16 3 (0.60%) PHP
16 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.60%) Ruby
16 3 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (10.18%) Degree
2 7 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.60%) ISEB
3 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.40%) PhD
5 1 (0.20%) CBAP
5 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.99%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) MiFID
3 4 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.60%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (6.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (2.20%) Puppet
3 4 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Icinga
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (10.58%) ION Trading
2 47 (9.38%) Oracle
3 45 (8.98%) TIBCO
4 36 (7.19%) Splunk
5 16 (3.19%) Sybase
6 15 (2.99%) Reuters
7 12 (2.40%) Microsoft
8 10 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.80%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.40%) Murex
11 6 (1.20%) Calypso
11 6 (1.20%) Tradeweb
11 6 (1.20%) Trayport
12 5 (1.00%) Currenex
12 5 (1.00%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.80%) Citrix
13 4 (0.80%) MarketAxess
13 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.60%) Adobe
14 3 (0.60%) Informatica
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