The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Interest Rate Derivative in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Interest Rate Derivative over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interest Rate Derivatives
Rank 571 472 475
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +3
Contract jobs citing Interest Rate Derivative 42 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 92 100
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£600 £575 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £689
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
17571 16146 17261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10696 9949 9991
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 661 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Interest Rate Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Interest Rate Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Interest Rate Derivative
Daily Rate Trend

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

Interest Rate Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Interest Rate Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Interest Rate Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Interest Rate Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Interest Rate Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Interest Rate Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Interest Rate Derivative
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interest Rate Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -100 42 £600 +4.34% 9
London -73 41 £600 +4.34% 9
City of London -18 9 £550 -8.33% 5
Canary Wharf - - - -

Interest Rate Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Interest Rate 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 Interest Rate Derivative.

1 84 (94.38%) Derivative
2 49 (55.06%) Finance
3 45 (50.56%) Front Office
4 41 (46.07%) C++
5 33 (37.08%) Java
6 28 (31.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (29.21%) SQL
8 25 (28.09%) Fixed Income
8 25 (28.09%) Scala
9 20 (22.47%) XML
10 19 (21.35%) C#
10 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
11 18 (20.22%) FpML
11 18 (20.22%) Workflow
12 17 (19.10%) Banking
12 17 (19.10%) Oracle
12 17 (19.10%) STL
12 17 (19.10%) Windows
12 17 (19.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
13 16 (17.98%) UNIX
14 14 (15.73%) Linux
14 14 (15.73%) Python
14 14 (15.73%) HTML
14 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
14 14 (15.73%) Grid Computing
14 14 (15.73%) HTML5
14 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
15 13 (14.61%) Spring
15 13 (14.61%) Mathematics

Interest Rate Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Interest Rate 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 Interest Rate Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Project
3 6 (6.74%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Summit
1 2 (2.25%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
1 8 (8.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Maven
2 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Gradle
2 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
General
1 49 (55.06%) Finance
2 45 (50.56%) Front Office
3 17 (19.10%) Banking
4 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
5 9 (10.11%) Back Office
6 3 (3.37%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Scala Developer
6 8 (8.99%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.62%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) C++/C# Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Consultant
12 2 (2.25%) Murex Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) XML
2 18 (20.22%) FpML
3 17 (19.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 17 (19.10%) STL
4 14 (15.73%) HTML5
4 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.73%) HTML
5 13 (14.61%) .NET
5 13 (14.61%) Spring
6 7 (7.87%) XSLT
7 2 (2.25%) Middleware
7 2 (2.25%) WinForms
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.25%) DOM
7 2 (2.25%) MDX
7 2 (2.25%) WCF
7 2 (2.25%) WPF
7 2 (2.25%) Restlet
8 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (94.38%) Derivative
2 28 (31.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (28.09%) Fixed Income
4 14 (15.73%) Grid Computing
5 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
6 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (12.36%) Open Source
7 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
7 11 (12.36%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (5.62%) Swaptions
9 4 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (3.37%) DTCC
11 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
11 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
11 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
11 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.25%) Equities
11 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.12%) Statistics
12 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) UNIX
3 14 (15.73%) Linux
4 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
2 18 (20.22%) Workflow
3 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
4 11 (12.36%) Low Latency
5 10 (11.24%) Analytics
5 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.24%) Business Analysis
5 10 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.74%) Greeks
9 5 (5.62%) OO
10 4 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.49%) TDD
11 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.37%) Data Management
11 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Workflow Management
11 3 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) C++
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 25 (28.09%) Scala
5 19 (21.35%) C#
6 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.73%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) VC++
8 4 (4.49%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) MCSD
2 2 (2.25%) MCSE
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) EMIR
2 1 (1.12%) Basel III
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Murex
4 7 (7.87%) Tradeweb
5 4 (4.49%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.25%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.25%) BI-SAM
6 2 (2.25%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.25%) Linedata
6 2 (2.25%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.12%) TIBCO