Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 76 107
Rank change year-on-year -68 +31 -38
Contract jobs citing Derivative 119 235 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 3.29% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 7.69% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 196 125
City of London median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.56%
10th Percentile £501 £463 £425
90th Percentile £713 £750 £703
Central London median daily rate £631 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +1.00% +4.17% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,936 3,057 2,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.37% 42.78% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,267 2,399 2,000
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £282 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +18.42% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.19 £12.73
90th Percentile £33.41 £33.69 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.62 £18.73
% change year-on-year -10.96% +15.46% -3.97%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in the City of London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in the City of London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in the City of London

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 73 (61.34%) Front Office
2 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (52.94%) Java
4 60 (50.42%) Equities
5 54 (45.38%) Banking
6 48 (40.34%) Multithreading
7 41 (34.45%) Finance
8 37 (31.09%) Fixed Income
9 30 (25.21%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (22.69%) Analytics
10 27 (22.69%) C#
10 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
11 26 (21.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (19.33%) Python
12 23 (19.33%) Electronic Trading
13 21 (17.65%) TDD
14 20 (16.81%) Low Latency
15 18 (15.13%) Migration
15 18 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (14.29%) Asset Management
17 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
17 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (13.45%) SQL
18 15 (12.61%) VBA
18 15 (12.61%) OO
18 15 (12.61%) SDLC
19 14 (11.76%) .NET
19 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
20 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
21 12 (10.08%) Greenfield Project

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.68%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.84%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.84%) Fastly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) KDB
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) DB2
3 5 (4.20%) MS Access
3 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) Kdb+
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.68%) HBase
5 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) Riak
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Maven
2 10 (8.40%) JIRA
3 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.04%) Subversion
4 5 (4.20%) Robot Framework
4 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.36%) JUnit
5 4 (3.36%) Mockito
5 4 (3.36%) Moq
5 4 (3.36%) NUnit
5 4 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.52%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.68%) jMock
8 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.84%) MSTest
General
1 73 (61.34%) Front Office
2 54 (45.38%) Banking
3 41 (34.45%) Finance
4 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.72%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.68%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 90 (75.63%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) Java Developer
3 35 (29.41%) Front Office Developer
4 23 (19.33%) Analyst
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Business Analyst
7 13 (10.92%) C# Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Python Developer
9 10 (8.40%) VBA Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.36%) Agile Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Agile Java Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 4 (3.36%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) .NET
2 10 (8.40%) JMS
3 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
3 8 (6.72%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (6.72%) React
4 7 (5.88%) HTML
4 7 (5.88%) Middleware
4 7 (5.88%) Rendezvous
4 7 (5.88%) WPF
5 6 (5.04%) HTML5
6 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (4.20%) RESTful
6 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) WCF
6 5 (4.20%) XML
7 4 (3.36%) JSON
7 4 (3.36%) REST
7 4 (3.36%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (50.42%) Equities
2 37 (31.09%) Fixed Income
3 30 (25.21%) Equity Derivative
4 26 (21.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (7.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (5.04%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.36%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (3.36%) Fintech
9 4 (3.36%) Reference Data
10 3 (2.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.34%) Multithreading
3 27 (22.69%) Analytics
4 23 (19.33%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (17.65%) TDD
6 20 (16.81%) Low Latency
7 18 (15.13%) Migration
7 18 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 15 (12.61%) OO
9 15 (12.61%) SDLC
10 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.40%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.40%) Microservices
13 9 (7.56%) OOD
14 8 (6.72%) BDD
14 8 (6.72%) Scrum
15 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) Java
2 27 (22.69%) C#
3 23 (19.33%) Python
4 16 (13.45%) SQL
5 15 (12.61%) VBA
6 10 (8.40%) Java 8
6 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.72%) C
8 7 (5.88%) R
9 5 (4.20%) C++
10 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.52%) Scala
12 2 (1.68%) Clojure
12 2 (1.68%) ES6
12 2 (1.68%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.68%) VB
13 1 (0.84%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) MiFID
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.84%) EMIR
2 1 (0.84%) PMO
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.68%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) TIBCO
2 8 (6.72%) Bloomberg
2 8 (6.72%) FXall
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Sybase
3 7 (5.88%) Tableau
4 5 (4.20%) FactSet
5 3 (2.52%) Informatica
6 2 (1.68%) Calypso
6 2 (1.68%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.84%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.84%) Charles River
7 1 (0.84%) Currenex
7 1 (0.84%) Murex
7 1 (0.84%) Sophis
7 1 (0.84%) Tradeweb