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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK
Rank 341 388 381
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -7
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 278 257 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 217 226
Median daily rate £625 £613 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £365 £284
% change year-on-year
+42.12% +28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 2017.

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 8 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 February 2017. 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 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 +57 277 £625 +2.04% 51
London +38 276 £625 - 50
City of London +7 50 £600 +1.05% 13
Canary Wharf +1 4 £613 -
Docklands, London 0 2 £575 -
Northern Ireland -16 1 £388 +659.80%
Belfast -18 1 £388 +659.80%
County Antrim -20 1 £388 +659.80%

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 230 (49.57%) Java
2 226 (48.71%) Front Office
3 208 (44.83%) Multithreading
4 202 (43.53%) Banking
5 195 (42.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 193 (41.59%) Finance
7 183 (39.44%) Fixed Income
8 178 (38.36%) Low Latency
9 164 (35.34%) C++
10 133 (28.66%) Linux
11 119 (25.65%) Investment Banking
12 113 (24.35%) C#
13 112 (24.14%) Unix
14 100 (21.55%) ION Trading
15 99 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
16 93 (20.04%) TIBCO
17 91 (19.61%) SQL
18 88 (18.97%) FIX Protocol
19 79 (17.03%) Equities
20 76 (16.38%) Algorithmic Trading
21 74 (15.95%) Multithreaded Programming
22 73 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
23 71 (15.30%) Oracle
24 68 (14.66%) Rendezvous
25 66 (14.22%) .NET
26 63 (13.58%) Derivative
27 58 (12.50%) STL
27 58 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 55 (11.85%) Python
28 55 (11.85%) 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 18 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.65%) Apache
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (10.99%) ION MarketView
2 47 (10.13%) RMDS
3 4 (0.86%) Summit
4 2 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.22%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.59%) Firewall
3 6 (1.29%) Multicast
4 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.65%) NAS
5 3 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) BGP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) NGN
6 2 (0.43%) OSPF
6 2 (0.43%) RIP
6 2 (0.43%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.41%) KDB
3 18 (3.88%) Kdb+
4 17 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.72%) Big Data
6 8 (1.72%) DB2
6 8 (1.72%) Tick Data
7 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.65%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.22%) HBase
9 1 (0.22%) MS Access
9 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (9.48%) JUnit
2 23 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.02%) Subversion
4 13 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.80%) NUnit
4 13 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.59%) JIRA
5 12 (2.59%) Mockito
6 11 (2.37%) Maven
7 9 (1.94%) TestNG
8 7 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.29%) Grunt
9 6 (1.29%) gulp
9 6 (1.29%) webpack
10 4 (0.86%) Hudson
10 4 (0.86%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.43%) GDB
11 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 226 (48.71%) Front Office
2 202 (43.53%) Banking
3 193 (41.59%) Finance
4 119 (25.65%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.09%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.94%) Publishing
7 8 (1.72%) Back Office
8 7 (1.51%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 349 (75.22%) Developer
2 158 (34.05%) Java Developer
3 148 (31.90%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 114 (24.57%) C++ Developer
5 74 (15.95%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 59 (12.72%) C# Developer
7 52 (11.21%) Analyst
8 43 (9.27%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 41 (8.84%) Senior Developer
10 32 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
10 32 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (6.03%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 27 (5.82%) Business Analyst
13 26 (5.60%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
14 21 (4.53%) WPF Developer
15 20 (4.31%) C# WPF Developer
16 19 (4.09%) KDB Developer
16 19 (4.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 17 (3.66%) .NET Developer
17 17 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (18.97%) FIX Protocol
2 68 (14.66%) Rendezvous
3 66 (14.22%) .NET
4 58 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 58 (12.50%) STL
5 38 (8.19%) WPF
6 31 (6.68%) Middleware
7 22 (4.74%) Spring
8 20 (4.31%) HTML
9 19 (4.09%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.09%) XML
10 18 (3.88%) HTML5
10 18 (3.88%) WinForms
11 17 (3.66%) JNI
12 16 (3.45%) JMS
12 16 (3.45%) Node.js
13 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.94%) CSS
15 8 (1.72%) Swing
15 8 (1.72%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 195 (42.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 183 (39.44%) Fixed Income
3 79 (17.03%) Equities
4 73 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (13.58%) Derivative
6 48 (10.34%) Computer Science
7 40 (8.62%) Algorithms
8 35 (7.54%) User Experience
9 25 (5.39%) Fintech
10 22 (4.74%) N-Tier
11 20 (4.31%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.94%) TWAP
12 9 (1.94%) VWAP
13 8 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 4 (0.86%) SCADA
16 4 (0.86%) Wiki
17 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.66%) Linux
2 112 (24.14%) Unix
3 34 (7.33%) Windows
4 21 (4.53%) Solaris
5 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (44.83%) Multithreading
2 178 (38.36%) Low Latency
3 99 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (16.38%) Algorithmic Trading
5 74 (15.95%) Multithreaded Programming
6 44 (9.48%) OO
7 40 (8.62%) SDLC
8 36 (7.76%) Risk Management
9 34 (7.33%) TDD
10 33 (7.11%) E-Commerce
11 32 (6.90%) Workflow
12 31 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.82%) Scrum
14 26 (5.60%) High Availability
15 24 (5.17%) Mathematics
16 22 (4.74%) DevOps
16 22 (4.74%) Market Making
16 22 (4.74%) OOD
17 21 (4.53%) Migration
18 20 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 230 (49.57%) Java
2 164 (35.34%) C++
3 113 (24.35%) C#
4 91 (19.61%) SQL
5 55 (11.85%) Python
6 31 (6.68%) JavaScript
7 24 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.96%) C
9 13 (2.80%) Perl
10 12 (2.59%) ES6
10 12 (2.59%) XAML
11 11 (2.37%) Scala
12 7 (1.51%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.29%) PHP
13 6 (1.29%) Ruby
13 6 (1.29%) VB
14 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.08%) Tcl
15 3 (0.65%) Haskell
15 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (0.43%) CCIE
2 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.22%) IIBA
3 1 (0.22%) ISEB
3 1 (0.22%) MCSE
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.48%) MiFID
2 15 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.29%) HDFS
2 4 (0.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (1.08%) TeamSite
2 4 (0.86%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.43%) Endace
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Icinga
5 1 (0.22%) logstash
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (21.55%) ION Trading
2 93 (20.04%) TIBCO
3 71 (15.30%) Oracle
4 55 (11.85%) Reuters
5 21 (4.53%) Bloomberg
6 20 (4.31%) Solace
7 13 (2.80%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.59%) Sybase
9 9 (1.94%) Cisco
9 9 (1.94%) Citrix
9 9 (1.94%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.72%) Juniper
10 8 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.72%) Sun
11 7 (1.51%) Currenex
11 7 (1.51%) DevExpress
11 7 (1.51%) FXall
11 7 (1.51%) Murex
12 6 (1.29%) Syncfusion
12 6 (1.29%) Tradeweb
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