The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 430 362 396
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +34
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 164 219 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 174 148
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 14 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 25 July 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
England -61 157 £550 +2.32% 49
London -27 151 £550 - 47
City of London +18 44 £550 -2.22% 27
Scotland -29 6 £325 -13.33%
Glasgow 0 3 £425 -8.10%
Birmingham -4 3 £450 -
West Midlands -15 3 £450 -
South East -8 1 £425 -
Cambridge - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 133 (44.78%) Front Office
2 121 (40.74%) UNIX
3 115 (38.72%) Banking
4 113 (38.05%) SQL
5 110 (37.04%) Java
6 106 (35.69%) Finance
7 102 (34.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 101 (34.01%) Linux
9 95 (31.99%) Low Latency
10 90 (30.30%) Fixed Income
11 75 (25.25%) Perl
12 67 (22.56%) Investment Banking
13 64 (21.55%) C++
14 63 (21.21%) TIBCO
15 62 (20.88%) Equities
16 60 (20.20%) Multithreading
17 59 (19.87%) Rendezvous
18 58 (19.53%) C#
19 57 (19.19%) Python
20 52 (17.51%) Windows
21 50 (16.84%) Derivative
22 47 (15.82%) FIX Protocol
22 47 (15.82%) Oracle
23 43 (14.48%) Project Management
24 40 (13.47%) Reuters
25 37 (12.46%) Red Hat
25 37 (12.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 35 (11.78%) ION Trading
27 34 (11.45%) Algorithmic Trading
27 34 (11.45%) Firewall

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (2.36%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.04%) MS Office
2 6 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.73%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.37%) RMDS
3 4 (1.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.34%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.45%) Firewall
2 26 (8.75%) Multicast
3 11 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.36%) LAN
4 7 (2.36%) WAN
5 6 (2.02%) HTTP
5 6 (2.02%) VPN
5 6 (2.02%) Internet
6 5 (1.68%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.35%) Extranet
7 4 (1.35%) Intranet
7 4 (1.35%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.35%) ATM
7 4 (1.35%) H.323
8 3 (1.01%) BGP
8 3 (1.01%) Network Security
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.67%) FWSM
9 2 (0.67%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.41%) KDB
3 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) QlikView
7 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) JUnit
2 3 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.01%) jMock
2 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.01%) Maven
2 3 (1.01%) JIRA
2 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.01%) Mockito
2 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.67%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.34%) TestNG
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 133 (44.78%) Front Office
2 115 (38.72%) Banking
3 106 (35.69%) Finance
4 67 (22.56%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.71%) Back Office
6 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (39.06%) Developer
2 75 (25.25%) Analyst
3 59 (19.87%) Java Developer
4 36 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 34 (11.45%) Applications Support
6 25 (8.42%) Business Analyst
7 24 (8.08%) C# Developer
8 18 (6.06%) C++ Developer
9 17 (5.72%) Linux Support
10 14 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.38%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (3.37%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.03%) WPF Developer
15 8 (2.69%) Production Support Analyst
15 8 (2.69%) FX Support Analyst
16 6 (2.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 6 (2.02%) Architect
16 6 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.87%) Rendezvous
2 47 (15.82%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (9.09%) WPF
4 25 (8.42%) .NET
5 15 (5.05%) Middleware
6 13 (4.38%) WinForms
7 11 (3.70%) XML
8 10 (3.37%) QuickFIX
9 8 (2.69%) Spring
9 8 (2.69%) JMS
10 7 (2.36%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (2.36%) HTML
11 6 (2.02%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.02%) Swing
12 5 (1.68%) Spring Integration
13 4 (1.35%) Django
14 3 (1.01%) HTML5
14 3 (1.01%) WCF
15 2 (0.67%) Java SE
15 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 102 (34.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 90 (30.30%) Fixed Income
3 62 (20.88%) Equities
4 50 (16.84%) Derivative
5 22 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.71%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (2.69%) Statistics
8 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.67%) DTCC
12 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.67%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.67%) Physics
12 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 121 (40.74%) UNIX
2 101 (34.01%) Linux
3 52 (17.51%) Windows
4 37 (12.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.35%) Solaris
6 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.99%) Low Latency
2 60 (20.20%) Multithreading
3 43 (14.48%) Project Management
4 34 (11.45%) Algorithmic Trading
5 29 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 27 (9.09%) OO
8 21 (7.07%) Capacity Management
9 20 (6.73%) Change Management
10 19 (6.40%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.71%) Workflow
11 14 (4.71%) Change Control
11 14 (4.71%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.04%) OOD
13 11 (3.70%) UML
14 9 (3.03%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.03%) Migration
14 9 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.03%) Analytics
15 8 (2.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (38.05%) SQL
2 110 (37.04%) Java
3 75 (25.25%) Perl
4 64 (21.55%) C++
5 58 (19.53%) C#
6 57 (19.19%) Python
7 14 (4.71%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.70%) AWK
8 11 (3.70%) C-shell
9 9 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.03%) C
10 8 (2.69%) Scala
11 6 (2.02%) Korn
12 5 (1.68%) VB
13 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.01%) C++/CLI
13 3 (1.01%) Tcl
13 3 (1.01%) VC++
14 2 (0.67%) VBA
15 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (8.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.01%) ISEB
2 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.67%) HNC
3 2 (0.67%) HND
3 2 (0.67%) CCSP
3 2 (0.67%) CCNP
3 2 (0.67%) CCNA
4 1 (0.34%) CCDP
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) CCIE
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) RHCE
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.02%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) EMIR
2 4 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (9.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.68%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.68%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (21.21%) TIBCO
2 47 (15.82%) Oracle
3 40 (13.47%) Reuters
4 37 (12.46%) Red Hat
5 35 (11.78%) ION Trading
6 32 (10.77%) MarketAxess
7 23 (7.74%) Bloomberg
8 22 (7.41%) Sybase
9 19 (6.40%) eSpeed
10 16 (5.39%) 29West
11 9 (3.03%) Tradeweb
11 9 (3.03%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.02%) Cisco
12 6 (2.02%) Trayport
13 4 (1.35%) Syncfusion
14 3 (1.01%) DevExpress
14 3 (1.01%) Perforce
15 2 (0.67%) Juniper
15 2 (0.67%) Fidessa
16 1 (0.34%) Citrix
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Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £850 - £1100 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum + competitive
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