Period
to 11 December 2017

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 6 months to 11 December 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.75% 1.29% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 1.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £638 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% - -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £638 £650 -
% change year-on-year -1.92% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 289 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 91.19% 93.23% 86.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 206 230
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £280 £311 £311
90th Percentile £650 £603 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Front Office
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 5 (35.71%) KDB
5 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Swing
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) C++
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Derivative
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) KDB
2 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Front Office
3 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) KDB Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Swing
2 4 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Autofac
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 7 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Market Making
3 2 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
4 1 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
1 1 (7.14%) Infragistics
1 1 (7.14%) Solace
1 1 (7.14%) Sybase