The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the West Midlands region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Electronic Trading
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Fintech
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Equities
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Unix Support
2 3 (75.00%) Unix Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Fintech
2 3 (75.00%) Equities
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL