Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 119 76
Rank change year-on-year -68 -43 +14
Contract jobs citing Derivative 53 153 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 2.17% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 5.33% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 126 184
City of London median daily rate £625 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £461 £475 £466
90th Percentile £725 £781 £713
Central London median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +11.63%
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 2,168 2,869 2,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.34% 40.74% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 2,183 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £687 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £525
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 29
City of London median hourly rate £20.67 £19.75 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.63% -6.64% +11.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.53 £12.80
90th Percentile £56.00 £42.88 £33.47
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.26% +2.63% +2.98%

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 August 2019.

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 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 32 (60.38%) Front Office
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) Finance
4 22 (41.51%) Equities
5 21 (39.62%) Banking
5 21 (39.62%) Java
6 19 (35.85%) Equity Derivative
7 14 (26.42%) C#
7 14 (26.42%) SQL
8 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.87%) Analytics
8 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.98%) React
9 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
9 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
9 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Python
10 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (15.09%) Linux
10 8 (15.09%) .NET
10 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
11 7 (13.21%) Investment Management
11 7 (13.21%) Scala
11 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
11 7 (13.21%) NUnit
11 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) JavaScript

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 5 (9.43%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Jetty
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Global One
1 1 (1.89%) Kondor
1 1 (1.89%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SSH
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.89%) KDB
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
1 7 (13.21%) NUnit
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 4 (7.55%) Moq
3 4 (7.55%) MSTest
3 4 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.77%) FishEye
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) Gradle
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Leiningen
5 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.77%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (60.38%) Front Office
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (9.43%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Front Office Developer
5 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) React Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) React
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) HTML5
4 6 (11.32%) WPF
5 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (9.43%) REST
5 5 (9.43%) WCF
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.66%) Autofac
7 3 (5.66%) CSS
7 3 (5.66%) MediatR
7 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.66%) Redux
7 3 (5.66%) SignalR
7 3 (5.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Equities
2 19 (35.85%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
4 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (15.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (11.32%) Credit Risk
6 5 (9.43%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
8 3 (5.66%) User Experience
9 1 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Debian
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Analytics
2 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
3 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
5 7 (13.21%) Investment Management
5 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 6 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Asset Management
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.43%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.55%) DevOps
8 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) Scala
5 5 (9.43%) VBA
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) ES6
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) Clojure
8 2 (3.77%) ClojureScript
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Java 8
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.89%) KVM
1 1 (1.89%) RHEV
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Sybase
3 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Misys
5 1 (1.89%) Syncfusion
5 1 (1.89%) VMware