Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 July 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)
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 181 173
Rank change year-on-year +93 -8 -10
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 177 63 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.70% 0.91% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.05% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 56 114
City of London median daily rate £625 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £500 £438 £508
90th Percentile £713 £763 £700
London median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £90.00

Electronic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5731 5991 9321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.54% 86.98% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4440 4865 7281
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £286
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 94
City of London median hourly rate £20.85 £19.74 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -6.65% -2.76%
10th Percentile £13.37 £11.33 £10.70
90th Percentile £32.98 £40.17 £53.38
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.72
% change year-on-year +14.39% +8.24% +3.76%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in the City of London

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in the City of London

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in the City of London

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronic Trading in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 108 (61.02%) Front Office
2 106 (59.89%) Banking
3 96 (54.24%) Java
4 86 (48.59%) Finance
5 62 (35.03%) Fixed Income
6 59 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 58 (32.77%) Low Latency
8 55 (31.07%) Investment Banking
9 48 (27.12%) Derivative
10 47 (26.55%) Multithreading
11 43 (24.29%) Equities
12 41 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (20.90%) SQL
14 33 (18.64%) Linux
15 32 (18.08%) ION Trading
16 28 (15.82%) Unix
17 27 (15.25%) MiFID
18 25 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (13.56%) KDB
20 22 (12.43%) ION MarketView
21 21 (11.86%) Algorithmic Trading
21 21 (11.86%) OO
22 20 (11.30%) Oracle
22 20 (11.30%) FIX Protocol
22 20 (11.30%) Equity Derivative
23 19 (10.73%) Business Analysis
23 19 (10.73%) Python
23 19 (10.73%) Fintech
24 18 (10.17%) Data Management
25 17 (9.60%) Scrum

Electronic Trading
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 (1.69%) Apache
1 3 (1.69%) GemFire
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.56%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (12.43%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (3.39%) NAS
2 6 (3.39%) SAN
3 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.56%) KDB
2 13 (7.34%) Kdb+
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.82%) SQLite
5 4 (2.26%) Tick Data
6 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.13%) Redis
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.39%) Maven
2 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.82%) Robot Framework
3 5 (2.82%) Subversion
4 4 (2.26%) JUnit
5 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.13%) Mockito
6 2 (1.13%) NuGet
6 2 (1.13%) Selenium
6 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.13%) webpack
7 1 (0.56%) GDB
7 1 (0.56%) GitLab
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Moq
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 108 (61.02%) Front Office
2 106 (59.89%) Banking
3 86 (48.59%) Finance
4 55 (31.07%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (64.97%) Developer
2 76 (42.94%) Java Developer
3 44 (24.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 34 (19.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 32 (18.08%) Front Office Developer
6 31 (17.51%) Analyst
7 29 (16.38%) Senior Developer
8 19 (10.73%) Business Analyst
9 16 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (7.34%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 11 (6.21%) C++ Developer
12 10 (5.65%) KDB Developer
13 9 (5.08%) Business IT Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) Core Java Developer
13 9 (5.08%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) IT Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) IT Business Analyst
13 9 (5.08%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 8 (4.52%) HTML Developer
14 8 (4.52%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.30%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (8.47%) HTML
3 14 (7.91%) Spring
4 13 (7.34%) HTML5
5 12 (6.78%) Node.js
6 11 (6.21%) XML
7 9 (5.08%) .NET
7 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.08%) Middleware
8 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.39%) Esper
9 6 (3.39%) REST
9 6 (3.39%) Spring Boot
10 5 (2.82%) Rendezvous
10 5 (2.82%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (2.26%) React
11 4 (2.26%) SOAP
11 4 (2.26%) WPF
12 3 (1.69%) CSS
12 3 (1.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 62 (35.03%) Fixed Income
2 59 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (27.12%) Derivative
4 43 (24.29%) Equities
5 25 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (11.30%) Equity Derivative
7 19 (10.73%) Fintech
8 9 (5.08%) TWAP
8 9 (5.08%) VWAP
9 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
10 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (1.13%) Clustering
14 1 (0.56%) CMDB
14 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.56%) User Experience
14 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.64%) Linux
2 28 (15.82%) Unix
3 13 (7.34%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) Low Latency
2 47 (26.55%) Multithreading
3 41 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.86%) Algorithmic Trading
4 21 (11.86%) OO
5 19 (10.73%) Business Analysis
6 18 (10.17%) Data Management
7 17 (9.60%) Analytics
7 17 (9.60%) Scrum
8 14 (7.91%) Migration
9 12 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.78%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.21%) Multithreaded Programming
10 11 (6.21%) OOD
11 10 (5.65%) Workflow
12 9 (5.08%) Arbitrage Trading
12 9 (5.08%) Concurrent Programming
12 9 (5.08%) Index Arbitrage
12 9 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 96 (54.24%) Java
2 37 (20.90%) SQL
3 19 (10.73%) Python
4 17 (9.60%) C#
5 16 (9.04%) C++
6 14 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.95%) Perl
9 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.69%) Scala
10 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.13%) C
11 2 (1.13%) ES6
11 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Haskell
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.78%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.13%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) IIBA
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) MiFID
2 6 (3.39%) QA
3 5 (2.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.69%) EMIR
5 2 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 32 (18.08%) ION Trading
2 20 (11.30%) Oracle
3 10 (5.65%) Bloomberg
4 9 (5.08%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.95%) Solace
6 6 (3.39%) StreamBase
6 6 (3.39%) Sybase
7 5 (2.82%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.69%) FXall
8 3 (1.69%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.69%) Reuters
9 2 (1.13%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.13%) Informatica
9 2 (1.13%) Murex
9 2 (1.13%) Perforce
9 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.13%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.56%) Remedy
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
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