The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Swaptions in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swaptions over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swaptions
Rank 554 562 518
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -44
Contract jobs citing Swaptions 18 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.024% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
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£625 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £348 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £735 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £463
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
15377 15592 13859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 30.63% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9545 9499 8334
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 621 797
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Swaptions
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Swaptions Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Swaptions
Daily Rate Trend

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

Swaptions Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Swaptions
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swaptions within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
London +10 18 £625 +13.63% 1
England +1 18 £625 +13.63% 1
City of London +20 5 £625 +28.20% 1

Swaptions
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions.

1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) Front Office
3 11 (42.31%) VBA
3 11 (42.31%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) Banking
5 9 (34.62%) Derivative
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Investment Banking
7 6 (23.08%) Murex
7 6 (23.08%) Calypso
8 5 (19.23%) EMIR
9 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) SunGard
10 3 (11.54%) Python
10 3 (11.54%) Workflow
10 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 3 (11.54%) Summit
10 3 (11.54%) WinForms
10 3 (11.54%) Front Arena
10 3 (11.54%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (11.54%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (11.54%) WPF
10 3 (11.54%) Release Management
10 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
11 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
11 2 (7.69%) DTCC

Swaptions
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Swaptions 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 Swaptions. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Summit
1 3 (11.54%) Front Arena
2 1 (3.85%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (50.00%) Front Office
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Tools Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Sophis Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) WinForms
2 3 (11.54%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Derivative
2 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
3 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (11.54%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
5 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 2 (7.69%) DTCC
6 1 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) RAD
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) VBA
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) EMIR
2 3 (11.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Murex
1 6 (23.08%) Calypso
2 3 (11.54%) SunGard
3 1 (3.85%) Sophis
3 1 (3.85%) Syncfusion
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.85%) Misys
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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