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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 473 401 473
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +72
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 140 190 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 150 110
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 20 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 18 September 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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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 -73 135 £550 - 36
London -39 130 £575 +4.54% 35
City of London +6 28 £463 -22.91% 22
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £438 +2.94%
East Midlands +3 4 £438 +2.94%
Nottingham +10 3 £450 +5.88%
Scotland -23 2 - -
County Antrim -1 1 £425 -
Northern Ireland -1 1 £425 -
Belfast -2 1 £425 -
South East -4 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 127 (42.05%) UNIX
2 125 (41.39%) Front Office
3 121 (40.07%) Banking
4 118 (39.07%) SQL
5 113 (37.42%) Java
6 110 (36.42%) Linux
7 103 (34.11%) Low Latency
8 100 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 99 (32.78%) Finance
9 99 (32.78%) Fixed Income
10 78 (25.83%) Perl
11 71 (23.51%) Investment Banking
12 65 (21.52%) Multithreading
13 63 (20.86%) Python
14 62 (20.53%) C++
15 59 (19.54%) C#
16 55 (18.21%) TIBCO
17 53 (17.55%) Rendezvous
18 51 (16.89%) Windows
19 50 (16.56%) Equities
20 47 (15.56%) Oracle
20 47 (15.56%) Reuters
21 46 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
22 44 (14.57%) Derivative
23 43 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
24 41 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 41 (13.58%) Red Hat
24 41 (13.58%) Project Management
25 38 (12.58%) OO
25 38 (12.58%) MarketAxess

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.64%) MS Office
2 5 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (7.62%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.31%) RMDS
3 7 (2.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.33%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.93%) Firewall
2 29 (9.60%) Multicast
3 11 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.99%) HTTP
5 5 (1.66%) LAN
5 5 (1.66%) WAN
5 5 (1.66%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.32%) H.323
6 4 (1.32%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.32%) ATM
6 4 (1.32%) Internet
6 4 (1.32%) Extranet
7 2 (0.66%) VPN
7 2 (0.66%) SSH
8 1 (0.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.28%) KDB
3 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.65%) JUnit
2 5 (1.66%) Maven
2 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.32%) Subversion
4 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.99%) Mockito
4 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.99%) JIRA
4 3 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.66%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.66%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.66%) Gradle
5 2 (0.66%) jMock
6 1 (0.33%) TestNG
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 125 (41.39%) Front Office
2 121 (40.07%) Banking
3 99 (32.78%) Finance
4 71 (23.51%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.30%) Back Office
6 9 (2.98%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (42.38%) Developer
2 72 (23.84%) Analyst
3 57 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.26%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.60%) Applications Support
6 30 (9.93%) C# Developer
7 25 (8.28%) C++ Developer
7 25 (8.28%) Business Analyst
8 21 (6.95%) Linux Support
9 16 (5.30%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.31%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.31%) WPF Developer
11 8 (2.65%) Production Support Analyst
11 8 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.32%) Electronics Engineer
12 7 (2.32%) Architect
12 7 (2.32%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.32%) FX Support Analyst
12 7 (2.32%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.55%) Rendezvous
2 43 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (8.61%) WPF
4 22 (7.28%) .NET
5 11 (3.64%) XML
5 11 (3.64%) Middleware
5 11 (3.64%) Spring
6 10 (3.31%) WinForms
7 8 (2.65%) QuickFIX
8 7 (2.32%) JMS
9 6 (1.99%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.99%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (1.66%) Spring Integration
10 5 (1.66%) HTML
10 5 (1.66%) Swing
11 4 (1.32%) WCF
11 4 (1.32%) Django
12 3 (0.99%) LINQ
13 1 (0.33%) Guice
13 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 100 (33.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 99 (32.78%) Fixed Income
3 50 (16.56%) Equities
4 44 (14.57%) Derivative
5 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.30%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (2.32%) Statistics
9 6 (1.99%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.99%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.66%) User Experience
11 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.99%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.99%) Physics
13 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (42.05%) UNIX
2 110 (36.42%) Linux
3 51 (16.89%) Windows
4 41 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.99%) Solaris
6 2 (0.66%) SUSE
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (34.11%) Low Latency
2 65 (21.52%) Multithreading
3 46 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.58%) Project Management
5 38 (12.58%) OO
6 37 (12.25%) Algorithmic Trading
7 28 (9.27%) Risk Management
8 27 (8.94%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.94%) Capacity Management
9 24 (7.95%) Change Management
10 17 (5.63%) OOD
11 14 (4.64%) Workflow
12 13 (4.30%) Change Control
13 12 (3.97%) Business Analysis
14 10 (3.31%) Migration
14 10 (3.31%) UML
15 9 (2.98%) PRINCE2
15 9 (2.98%) Release Management
16 8 (2.65%) Problem Management
16 8 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 118 (39.07%) SQL
2 113 (37.42%) Java
3 78 (25.83%) Perl
4 63 (20.86%) Python
5 62 (20.53%) C++
6 59 (19.54%) C#
7 13 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.31%) C-shell
9 10 (3.31%) AWK
10 7 (2.32%) Korn
10 7 (2.32%) C
11 4 (1.32%) VB
12 3 (0.99%) C++/CLI
12 3 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.99%) Tcl
12 3 (0.99%) VC++
13 2 (0.66%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (6.95%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.66%) HNC
3 2 (0.66%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) MCSE
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) QA
1 5 (1.66%) EMIR
1 5 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.32%) NFS
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (9.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.66%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.66%) Nagios
3 2 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (18.21%) TIBCO
2 47 (15.56%) Reuters
2 47 (15.56%) Oracle
3 41 (13.58%) Red Hat
4 38 (12.58%) MarketAxess
5 32 (10.60%) ION Trading
6 24 (7.95%) Sybase
7 23 (7.62%) eSpeed
8 21 (6.95%) Bloomberg
9 13 (4.30%) 29West
10 9 (2.98%) Trayport
11 6 (1.99%) Microsoft
12 5 (1.66%) Tradeweb
13 4 (1.32%) Cisco
14 3 (0.99%) Perforce
15 2 (0.66%) Syncfusion
16 1 (0.33%) Caplin
16 1 (0.33%) VMware
16 1 (0.33%) Sun
16 1 (0.33%) Murex
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago