The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 497 483 381
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -102
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 153 189 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 155 224
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 152 £600 - 43
London -32 146 £603 +0.41% 39
City of London +6 42 £553 -3.91% 15
East Midlands -3 3 £425 -8.10%
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £425 -8.10%
Nottingham -11 3 £425 -8.10%
Birmingham - 2 £278 -
West Midlands - 2 £278 -
Westminster - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 167 (52.68%) Front Office
2 162 (51.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 120 (37.85%) C#
4 113 (35.65%) Low Latency
5 110 (34.70%) Banking
6 99 (31.23%) Java
6 99 (31.23%) Multithreading
7 98 (30.91%) Finance
8 91 (28.71%) FIX Protocol
9 86 (27.13%) Linux
10 84 (26.50%) SQL
11 79 (24.92%) Fixed Income
12 78 (24.61%) Algorithmic Trading
13 72 (22.71%) Oracle
13 72 (22.71%) TIBCO
14 70 (22.08%) Unix
15 69 (21.77%) SQL Server
16 68 (21.45%) Python
17 64 (20.19%) .NET
18 62 (19.56%) Rendezvous
19 61 (19.24%) C++
20 56 (17.67%) Investment Banking
20 56 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (17.35%) WPF
22 49 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
23 46 (14.51%) ION Trading
24 44 (13.88%) Market Making
25 43 (13.56%) RMDS
26 38 (11.99%) Equities
27 36 (11.36%) Reuters

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.84%) Confluence
1 9 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
2 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 43 (13.56%) RMDS
2 24 (7.57%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.26%) Summit
4 3 (0.95%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.32%) GitHub
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.62%) Firewall
3 12 (3.79%) Multicast
4 7 (2.21%) VPN
5 3 (0.95%) BGP
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
5 3 (0.95%) MPLS
5 3 (0.95%) OSPF
5 3 (0.95%) RIP
5 3 (0.95%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (0.95%) SSL
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.52%) KDB
5 4 (1.26%) DB2
5 4 (1.26%) Kdb+
6 3 (0.95%) Big Data
6 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.95%) HBase
6 3 (0.95%) Impala
6 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.63%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.26%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.94%) TeamCity
4 19 (5.99%) Subversion
5 16 (5.05%) NUnit
6 15 (4.73%) JUnit
6 15 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.10%) JIRA
7 13 (4.10%) Maven
8 9 (2.84%) Gradle
8 9 (2.84%) Selenium
9 7 (2.21%) Grunt
9 7 (2.21%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.89%) Bower
10 6 (1.89%) Hudson
11 5 (1.58%) Ant
11 5 (1.58%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.58%) Mockito
12 4 (1.26%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.26%) NuGet
General
1 167 (52.68%) Front Office
2 110 (34.70%) Banking
3 98 (30.91%) Finance
4 56 (17.67%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.58%) Back Office
7 4 (1.26%) Legal
8 3 (0.95%) French Language
8 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (55.21%) Developer
2 91 (28.71%) C# Developer
3 57 (17.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 56 (17.67%) Java Developer
5 53 (16.72%) Analyst
6 33 (10.41%) C++ Developer
7 32 (10.09%) Electronic Trading Support
8 29 (9.15%) Support Analyst
9 27 (8.52%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 25 (7.89%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 22 (6.94%) Applications Support
11 22 (6.94%) C++/C# Developer
12 20 (6.31%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 20 (6.31%) Unix Support
13 19 (5.99%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 19 (5.99%) Unix Analyst
13 19 (5.99%) Unix Support Analyst
14 18 (5.68%) FX Support Analyst
15 17 (5.36%) Business Analyst
16 16 (5.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.71%) FIX Protocol
2 64 (20.19%) .NET
3 62 (19.56%) Rendezvous
4 55 (17.35%) WPF
5 35 (11.04%) HTML
5 35 (11.04%) WinForms
6 29 (9.15%) HTML5
7 28 (8.83%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.73%) CSS
8 15 (4.73%) Ultra Messaging
9 13 (4.10%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (4.10%) Node.js
10 12 (3.79%) CSS3
10 12 (3.79%) Middleware
11 11 (3.47%) jQuery
11 11 (3.47%) Spring
12 9 (2.84%) Sass
13 8 (2.52%) LESS
13 8 (2.52%) WCF
14 7 (2.21%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 162 (51.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 79 (24.92%) Fixed Income
3 56 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.99%) Equities
5 28 (8.83%) User Experience
6 24 (7.57%) Derivative
7 15 (4.73%) Fintech
8 14 (4.42%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.84%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.52%) TWAP
10 8 (2.52%) VWAP
11 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.21%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.89%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (1.58%) SCADA
14 4 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
14 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.13%) Linux
2 70 (22.08%) Unix
3 36 (11.36%) Windows
4 10 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (35.65%) Low Latency
2 99 (31.23%) Multithreading
3 78 (24.61%) Algorithmic Trading
4 49 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (13.88%) Market Making
6 33 (10.41%) Risk Management
7 28 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (8.83%) OO
8 27 (8.52%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.26%) Performance Optimisation
10 22 (6.94%) DevOps
11 21 (6.62%) TDD
12 20 (6.31%) MVVM
13 18 (5.68%) Project Management
13 18 (5.68%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.68%) Workflow
14 17 (5.36%) Software Engineering
15 16 (5.05%) Data Management
16 15 (4.73%) High Availability
17 14 (4.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 120 (37.85%) C#
2 99 (31.23%) Java
3 84 (26.50%) SQL
4 68 (21.45%) Python
5 61 (19.24%) C++
6 30 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.36%) Perl
8 12 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.15%) Ruby
10 9 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.21%) XAML
13 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.26%) R
15 3 (0.95%) Scala
16 2 (0.63%) C
16 2 (0.63%) ES6
16 2 (0.63%) VBA
17 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (5.99%) Degree
2 3 (0.95%) CCIE
2 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PMP
3 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.68%) QA
2 17 (5.36%) MiFID
3 3 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (2.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) NFS
2 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.42%) Puppet
2 9 (2.84%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (2.52%) Ansible
4 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.26%) Icinga
5 4 (1.26%) logstash
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
6 3 (0.95%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.95%) Oozie
7 2 (0.63%) Endace
7 2 (0.63%) yum
8 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 72 (22.71%) Oracle
1 72 (22.71%) TIBCO
2 46 (14.51%) ION Trading
3 36 (11.36%) Reuters
4 16 (5.05%) FXall
5 15 (4.73%) Currenex
5 15 (4.73%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.79%) Bloomberg
6 12 (3.79%) Syncfusion
7 11 (3.47%) Informatica
7 11 (3.47%) Splunk
8 10 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.15%) Calypso
8 10 (3.15%) Murex
8 10 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.52%) Sun
10 7 (2.21%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.58%) Solace
11 5 (1.58%) Tradeweb
12 4 (1.26%) MarketAxess
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