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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 510 431 374
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -57
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 114 164 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 179
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £408 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
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
44991 42314 38919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.81% 76.18% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29174 26141 23620
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1214 1195 1121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 2015.

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 6 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 5 August 2015. 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
England -46 114 £550 - 55
London -25 113 £550 - 42
City of London -13 31 £525 -6.66% 20
Nottingham -11 1 £463 +7.24% 11
East Midlands -12 1 £463 +8.82% 11
Nottinghamshire -19 1 £463 +8.82% 11

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 147 (53.07%) Front Office
2 126 (45.49%) Finance
3 106 (38.27%) Banking
4 104 (37.55%) Java
5 99 (35.74%) Equities
6 95 (34.30%) UNIX
7 93 (33.57%) SQL
8 91 (32.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 89 (32.13%) Linux
10 86 (31.05%) Low Latency
11 81 (29.24%) Fixed Income
12 80 (28.88%) C#
13 79 (28.52%) FIX Protocol
14 73 (26.35%) Multithreading
15 68 (24.55%) Investment Banking
16 54 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (19.13%) C++
18 52 (18.77%) Derivative
19 46 (16.61%) ION Trading
20 45 (16.25%) Perl
20 45 (16.25%) ION MarketView
21 39 (14.08%) Relational Database
22 38 (13.72%) Sybase
23 37 (13.36%) Risk Management
24 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
25 35 (12.64%) Python
25 35 (12.64%) SDLC
26 31 (11.19%) TIBCO
26 31 (11.19%) Algorithmic Trading
27 30 (10.83%) WPF

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (2.53%) MTS
2 2 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Project
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (16.25%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.08%) RMDS
3 1 (0.36%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.36%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.36%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.39%) Firewall
2 16 (5.78%) Multicast
3 14 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.89%) VPN
5 5 (1.81%) LAN
6 4 (1.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.36%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.36%) VPLS
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.36%) Junos
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) OSPF
7 1 (0.36%) BGP
7 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.36%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.86%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.81%) OLAP
5 5 (1.81%) KDB
6 4 (1.44%) Big Data
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) HBase
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Subversion
2 4 (1.44%) Maven
2 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.08%) Selenium
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.72%) JUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.36%) Introscope
5 1 (0.36%) NUnit
5 1 (0.36%) jMock
5 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.36%) NuGet
5 1 (0.36%) Gradle
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 147 (53.07%) Front Office
2 126 (45.49%) Finance
3 106 (38.27%) Banking
4 68 (24.55%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (42.60%) Developer
2 64 (23.10%) Analyst
3 58 (20.94%) Java Developer
4 36 (13.00%) C# Developer
5 27 (9.75%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.03%) C++ Developer
7 23 (8.30%) Applications Support
8 19 (6.86%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.14%) Analyst Programmer
9 17 (6.14%) Programmer
9 17 (6.14%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.78%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 16 (5.78%) Java Programmer
11 14 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 13 (4.69%) WPF Developer
13 11 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
15 7 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
16 6 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (2.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.52%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (10.83%) WPF
3 29 (10.47%) .NET
4 21 (7.58%) Rendezvous
5 18 (6.50%) WinForms
6 14 (5.05%) Middleware
7 13 (4.69%) XML
8 11 (3.97%) Reactive Extensions
9 9 (3.25%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.25%) Spring
9 9 (3.25%) JNI
10 8 (2.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (2.53%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (2.53%) STL
12 5 (1.81%) HTML
12 5 (1.81%) XSD
12 5 (1.81%) XSLT
13 4 (1.44%) Web Services
14 3 (1.08%) SOAP
14 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (35.74%) Equities
2 91 (32.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 81 (29.24%) Fixed Income
4 54 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (18.77%) Derivative
6 26 (9.39%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.97%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (2.17%) Eurex
9 5 (1.81%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.08%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.08%) PMI
11 3 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 95 (34.30%) UNIX
2 89 (32.13%) Linux
3 29 (10.47%) Windows
4 8 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.05%) Low Latency
2 73 (26.35%) Multithreading
3 37 (13.36%) Risk Management
4 35 (12.64%) SDLC
5 31 (11.19%) Algorithmic Trading
6 30 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (10.83%) OO
7 28 (10.11%) Project Management
8 23 (8.30%) Market Making
9 21 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.22%) OOD
11 18 (6.50%) TDD
12 16 (5.78%) Analytics
13 13 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.33%) Scrum
14 12 (4.33%) MVVM
15 10 (3.61%) Capacity Management
15 10 (3.61%) Change Management
15 10 (3.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.55%) Java
2 93 (33.57%) SQL
3 80 (28.88%) C#
4 53 (19.13%) C++
5 45 (16.25%) Perl
6 35 (12.64%) Python
7 16 (5.78%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.42%) VB
9 11 (3.97%) PHP
9 11 (3.97%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.25%) C
11 4 (1.44%) C-shell
11 4 (1.44%) AWK
12 3 (1.08%) VBA
12 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (7.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.44%) PMP
4 1 (0.36%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.36%) CCNP
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) MiFID
3 1 (0.36%) EMIR
3 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.08%) logstash
2 3 (1.08%) Icinga
2 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.36%) MOM
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (16.61%) ION Trading
2 38 (13.72%) Sybase
3 31 (11.19%) TIBCO
4 27 (9.75%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.78%) Bloomberg
5 16 (5.78%) Oracle
6 12 (4.33%) Reuters
7 11 (3.97%) Citrix
7 11 (3.97%) eSpeed
8 10 (3.61%) Tradeweb
9 9 (3.25%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.89%) MarketAxess
10 8 (2.89%) Splunk
11 7 (2.53%) Currenex
12 3 (1.08%) Syncfusion
12 3 (1.08%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.72%) BT
13 2 (0.72%) Infragistics
13 2 (0.72%) Perforce
13 2 (0.72%) VMware
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