The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic Derivative in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exotic Derivative 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
Exotic Derivatives
Rank - 581 538
Contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Exotic Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Exotic Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exotic Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK.

Exotic Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exotic Derivative 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Symphony

Exotic Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exotic Derivative 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 Exotic Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) DataSynapse