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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exotic Derivative 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
Exotic Derivatives
UK
Rank 594 - 626
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £715
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
13966 16021 15713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 30.81% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9004 10357 9676
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 579 639
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.33 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.80 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Exotic Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative 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
London - 8 £575 - 1
England - 8 £575 - 1

Exotic Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exotic Derivative 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) Front Office
3 5 (62.50%) WPF
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) MBA
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Murex
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) Economics
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Statistics
5 3 (37.50%) CFA

Exotic Derivative
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (87.50%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Derivatives Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Pricing Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Pricing Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Caliburn.Micro
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Economics
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Optimisation
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CFA
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MBA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Murex
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters
2 2 (25.00%) Sophis
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase