Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.62% 2.01% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 2.15% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £625 -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £625 -
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 278 279 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 91.45% 93.31% 87.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 203 214
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £296 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £456 £500
% change year-on-year +15.07% -8.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.23% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -69.23% - -

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (63.64%) Algorithmic Trading
3 6 (54.55%) Front Office
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) KDB
4 5 (45.45%) Low Latency
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Swing
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (18.18%) Market Making
7 2 (18.18%) Systematic Trading
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) VWAP
7 2 (18.18%) Statistics
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Econometrics
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Windows

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 (45.45%) KDB
2 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Front Office
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) KDB Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (27.27%) Swing
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Autofac
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (9.09%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (18.18%) VWAP
5 1 (9.09%) Derivative
5 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (45.45%) Low Latency
3 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Econometrics
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Market Making
5 2 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (18.18%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
1 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
1 1 (9.09%) Solace