The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.88% - 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £650 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £635 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £810 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 111 109 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 86.05% 85.16% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 78
Median daily rate £550 £480 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) KDB
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Market Making
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
5 2 (18.18%) Infragistics
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) KDB
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) KDB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) High-Frequency Trading
1 3 (27.27%) OO
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Market Making
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Infragistics
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) FXall
2 1 (9.09%) Reuters
2 1 (9.09%) Solace
2 1 (9.09%) Talarian
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO