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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 455 445 345
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -100
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 153 139 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 108 180
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£600 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £447 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £633 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 11 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 22 May 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
London +12 150 £600 +9.09% 37
England -14 150 £600 +9.09% 39
City of London +15 31 £600 +7.14% 15
Canary Wharf -9 2 £488 -
Scotland - 2 £450 - 1
Docklands, London -3 1 £575 +2.22%
County Antrim - 1 £93 -
Belfast - 1 £93 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £93 -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 163 (53.44%) Front Office
2 119 (39.02%) Finance
3 116 (38.03%) Java
4 113 (37.05%) Banking
5 112 (36.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 109 (35.74%) UNIX
7 106 (34.75%) Fixed Income
8 100 (32.79%) Low Latency
9 93 (30.49%) Linux
10 82 (26.89%) SQL
11 79 (25.90%) Equities
12 72 (23.61%) Investment Banking
12 72 (23.61%) C#
13 66 (21.64%) Derivative
14 65 (21.31%) Multithreading
15 62 (20.33%) FIX Protocol
16 61 (20.00%) C++
17 59 (19.34%) ION Trading
18 54 (17.70%) TIBCO
19 53 (17.38%) Perl
19 53 (17.38%) ION MarketView
20 45 (14.75%) Python
21 41 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (12.13%) SQL Server
23 36 (11.80%) OO
23 36 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (10.82%) E-Commerce
24 33 (10.82%) Rendezvous
25 32 (10.49%) Market Making
26 31 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.30%) MTS
2 2 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 53 (17.38%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.66%) Eikon
3 1 (0.33%) BondVision
3 1 (0.33%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.84%) Firewall
2 20 (6.56%) Multicast
3 9 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) BGP
5 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.61%) KDB
3 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.64%) OLAP
6 4 (1.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) HBase
8 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.95%) JUnit
2 5 (1.64%) JIRA
3 4 (1.31%) Subversion
3 4 (1.31%) Maven
3 4 (1.31%) Mockito
4 3 (0.98%) TestNG
4 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) Gradle
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.33%) Introscope
6 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 163 (53.44%) Front Office
2 119 (39.02%) Finance
3 113 (37.05%) Banking
4 72 (23.61%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.93%) Back Office
6 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (46.89%) Developer
2 75 (24.59%) Java Developer
3 65 (21.31%) Analyst
4 37 (12.13%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.82%) C# Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Applications Support
7 28 (9.18%) C++ Developer
8 24 (7.87%) Project Manager
9 21 (6.89%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.57%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.59%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (4.26%) WPF Developer
13 11 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
14 7 (2.30%) Programmer
14 7 (2.30%) GUI Developer
14 7 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (1.97%) Analyst Programmer
16 5 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.33%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (10.82%) Rendezvous
3 26 (8.52%) WPF
4 25 (8.20%) .NET
5 18 (5.90%) Middleware
6 14 (4.59%) WinForms
7 12 (3.93%) XML
8 11 (3.61%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (3.28%) Spring
9 10 (3.28%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (2.95%) STL
10 9 (2.95%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (2.95%) JNI
11 8 (2.62%) JMS
12 5 (1.64%) Ultra Messaging
12 5 (1.64%) XSD
12 5 (1.64%) XSLT
12 5 (1.64%) HTML
13 4 (1.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (36.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 106 (34.75%) Fixed Income
3 79 (25.90%) Equities
4 66 (21.64%) Derivative
5 36 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.90%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.28%) Eurex
9 8 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.62%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.62%) Open Source
10 6 (1.97%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (35.74%) UNIX
2 93 (30.49%) Linux
3 30 (9.84%) Windows
4 13 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.79%) Low Latency
2 65 (21.31%) Multithreading
3 41 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.80%) OO
5 33 (10.82%) E-Commerce
6 32 (10.49%) Market Making
7 31 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (9.84%) Project Management
9 25 (8.20%) TDD
10 23 (7.54%) OOD
11 22 (7.21%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.23%) Analytics
13 16 (5.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 16 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (4.92%) Capacity Management
15 14 (4.59%) Change Management
15 14 (4.59%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.59%) Scrum
15 14 (4.59%) Workflow
15 14 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.03%) Java
2 82 (26.89%) SQL
3 72 (23.61%) C#
4 61 (20.00%) C++
5 53 (17.38%) Perl
6 45 (14.75%) Python
7 16 (5.25%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.92%) VB
9 11 (3.61%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.28%) C
11 9 (2.95%) PHP
12 4 (1.31%) AWK
12 4 (1.31%) VBScript
12 4 (1.31%) VBA
12 4 (1.31%) C-shell
13 2 (0.66%) Korn
13 2 (0.66%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) Scala
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.90%) Degree
2 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) CCIE
4 1 (0.33%) CCNP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (3.93%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 59 (19.34%) ION Trading
2 54 (17.70%) TIBCO
3 28 (9.18%) Sybase
4 25 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.57%) Reuters
5 17 (5.57%) Bloomberg
6 15 (4.92%) Oracle
7 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.93%) MarketAxess
9 11 (3.61%) Tradeweb
10 10 (3.28%) eSpeed
11 9 (2.95%) Currenex
11 9 (2.95%) Citrix
12 5 (1.64%) Splunk
12 5 (1.64%) Syncfusion
13 4 (1.31%) Fidessa
13 4 (1.31%) Solace
14 2 (0.66%) FFastFill
14 2 (0.66%) Perforce
14 2 (0.66%) Altiris
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