The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Energy Derivatives in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Energy Derivatives over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Energy Derivatives
Rank - - 612
Contract jobs citing Energy Derivatives 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17751 17219 16727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.73% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11493 10520 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 702 734
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Energy Derivatives
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Energy Derivatives as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Energy Derivatives Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Energy Derivatives
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Energy Derivatives within the UK.

Energy Derivatives Daily Rate Trend in the UK