Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Derivatives
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 176 92
Rank change year-on-year -19 -84 +33
Contract jobs citing Derivative 58 130 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.82% 1.39% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 3.64% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 103 205
Central London median daily rate £600 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £421 £478 £463
90th Percentile £792 £770 £750
London median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £73.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +342.42% - -

Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,322 3,571 3,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.75% 38.18% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,739 2,707 2,695
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £296 £290 £313
90th Percentile £694 £700 £713
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 40
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 £22.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -12.95% +20.64%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.66 £13.28
90th Percentile £52.25 £30.25 £34.56
London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +13.09%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Derivative in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in Central London

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Central London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 52 £600 -4.00% 14
Derivative
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 31 (53.45%) Front Office
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Java
4 19 (32.76%) Python
5 18 (31.03%) Banking
6 17 (29.31%) SQL
7 14 (24.14%) Oracle
7 14 (24.14%) Linux
7 14 (24.14%) Fixed Income
7 14 (24.14%) Equities
7 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
8 12 (20.69%) Investment Banking
8 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.69%) C++
9 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.97%) JIRA
9 11 (18.97%) React
10 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (17.24%) QA
10 10 (17.24%) Confluence
10 10 (17.24%) C#
10 10 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
11 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
12 8 (13.79%) Analytics
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) .NET
13 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 10 (17.24%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.17%) Jupyter
4 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) Jetty
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.72%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.72%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Step Functions
5 1 (1.72%) GCP
5 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) KDB
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.72%) OLAP
7 1 (1.72%) Presto
7 1 (1.72%) QlikView
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) JIRA
2 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
3 6 (10.34%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.62%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) NUnit
5 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) webpack
7 2 (3.45%) Ant
7 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.45%) FishEye
7 2 (3.45%) Gradle
7 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.45%) Leiningen
7 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 31 (53.45%) Front Office
3 18 (31.03%) Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Back Office
5 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) React Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Tester
9 2 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) React
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 6 (10.34%) NumPy
3 6 (10.34%) Redux
4 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) JMS
4 5 (8.62%) Node.js
5 4 (6.90%) HTML5
5 4 (6.90%) SciPy
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) Autofac
6 3 (5.17%) D3.js
6 3 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.17%) Kafka
6 3 (5.17%) RESTful
6 3 (5.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Equities
1 14 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 10 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (12.07%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (8.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.90%) Market Risk
7 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.17%) Cloud Native
7 3 (5.17%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.17%) User Experience
8 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Debian
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Analytics
6 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
6 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.34%) Refactoring
7 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (8.62%) DevOps
8 5 (8.62%) Kanban
8 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
8 5 (8.62%) OO
8 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Statistics
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) Python
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) C++
4 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) Java 8
6 5 (8.62%) Scala
7 4 (6.90%) R
8 3 (5.17%) ES6
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.17%) VBA
9 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) C
9 2 (3.45%) Clojure
9 2 (3.45%) ClojureScript
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) PhD
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.17%) Terraform
3 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Sybase
4 4 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.72%) FactSet
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.72%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.72%) Misys
6 1 (1.72%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) Tradeweb