Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 16 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 304 230
Rank change year-on-year +64 -74 -19
Contract jobs citing Derivative 962 721 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 2.45% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 538 800
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £438 £425 £413
90th Percentile £763 £750 £725
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +125.00% - -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,113 29,444 32,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.70% 32.81% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,079 19,288 20,926
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £265 £260 £250
90th Percentile £657 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 1,022 1,293
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.05% +2.50% +13.64%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
London +20 928 £600 - 215
South East -12 20 £400 +25.98% 2
Midlands - 10 £290 - 4
East Midlands - 9 £290 - 2
East of England - 2 - -
North of England +25 1 £160 -68.00% 1
South West +8 1 - -
North West +6 1 £160 -68.00%
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 2
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative 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 England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 454 (47.19%) Finance
2 401 (41.68%) Banking
3 394 (40.96%) Front Office
4 307 (31.91%) Java
5 305 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (28.90%) Fixed Income
7 265 (27.55%) Investment Banking
8 263 (27.34%) SQL
9 258 (26.82%) C#
10 222 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 195 (20.27%) Equities
12 192 (19.96%) Equity Derivative
13 176 (18.30%) C++
14 149 (15.49%) Python
15 135 (14.03%) SQL Server
16 125 (12.99%) .NET
17 118 (12.27%) Risk Management
18 116 (12.06%) MiFID
19 111 (11.54%) Multithreading
20 107 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
21 106 (11.02%) TDD
22 100 (10.40%) Oracle
23 98 (10.19%) OTC Derivatives
24 93 (9.67%) Analytics
25 91 (9.46%) QA
26 89 (9.25%) SDLC
27 83 (8.63%) Linux
28 82 (8.52%) Relational Database
29 81 (8.42%) Business Analysis
30 80 (8.32%) VBA

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (3.12%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.66%) IIS
3 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.52%) CMS
5 5 (0.52%) nginx
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.31%) Confluence
7 3 (0.31%) GemFire
7 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.21%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.10%) Apache
9 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.10%) JBoss
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 78 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 19 (1.98%) Summit
2 11 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.04%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.73%) SunGard GMI
5 5 (0.52%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.31%) RMDS
6 3 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.21%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.21%) Salerio
8 1 (0.10%) Actimize
8 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.10%) Global One
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.10%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.87%) PaaS
2 15 (1.56%) IaaS
2 15 (1.56%) npm
2 15 (1.56%) SaaS
3 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.52%) GitHub
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.31%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.10%) DSL
4 1 (0.10%) GSM
4 1 (0.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 62 (6.44%) RDBMS
4 27 (2.81%) MySQL
5 26 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.66%) Big Data
8 15 (1.56%) DB2
9 14 (1.46%) Blockchain
10 11 (1.14%) KDB
11 10 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.42%) HBase
14 4 (0.42%) Kdb+
14 4 (0.42%) ObjectStore
14 4 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (6.24%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.89%) JIRA
3 28 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.77%) Maven
5 16 (1.66%) webpack
6 15 (1.56%) Grunt
6 15 (1.56%) gulp
6 15 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.46%) Subversion
8 12 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.83%) Robot Framework
11 6 (0.62%) Ant
11 6 (0.62%) JUnit
11 6 (0.62%) Selenium
12 5 (0.52%) Mockito
13 4 (0.42%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.42%) JBehave
13 4 (0.42%) ProC
General
1 454 (47.19%) Finance
2 401 (41.68%) Banking
3 394 (40.96%) Front Office
4 265 (27.55%) Investment Banking
5 40 (4.16%) Back Office
6 31 (3.22%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.77%) Legal
8 8 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.62%) Retail
10 5 (0.52%) German Language
10 5 (0.52%) Marketing
11 4 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) International Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 508 (52.81%) Developer
2 276 (28.69%) Analyst
3 163 (16.94%) Java Developer
4 161 (16.74%) Business Analyst
5 122 (12.68%) C# Developer
6 101 (10.50%) Senior Developer
7 64 (6.65%) Python Developer
8 60 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 59 (6.13%) Front Office Developer
10 55 (5.72%) C++ Developer
11 54 (5.61%) Risk Analyst
12 51 (5.30%) Quantitative Developer
13 49 (5.09%) Pricing Developer
14 46 (4.78%) Qualitative Analyst
14 46 (4.78%) Quantitative Analyst
15 42 (4.37%) Project Manager
16 41 (4.26%) WPF Developer
17 39 (4.05%) C# WPF Developer
18 38 (3.95%) .NET Developer
18 38 (3.95%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (12.99%) .NET
2 79 (8.21%) HTML
3 74 (7.69%) WPF
4 67 (6.96%) FIX Protocol
5 58 (6.03%) HTML5
6 52 (5.41%) WCF
7 51 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 50 (5.20%) CSS
9 49 (5.09%) Spring
10 45 (4.68%) XML
11 44 (4.57%) Middleware
12 30 (3.12%) .NET Framework
13 29 (3.01%) React
14 28 (2.91%) JMS
15 24 (2.49%) Web Services
16 23 (2.39%) LESS
16 23 (2.39%) SOAP
17 18 (1.87%) Entity Framework
18 16 (1.66%) WinForms
19 15 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 278 (28.90%) Fixed Income
2 222 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 195 (20.27%) Equities
4 192 (19.96%) Equity Derivative
5 107 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (10.19%) OTC Derivatives
7 79 (8.21%) Market Risk
8 74 (7.69%) Credit Risk
9 62 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
10 54 (5.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 45 (4.68%) Credit Derivative
12 34 (3.53%) Computer Science
13 22 (2.29%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.98%) Swaptions
15 18 (1.87%) Fintech
16 17 (1.77%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.77%) User Experience
17 14 (1.46%) Reference Data
18 13 (1.35%) Hedge funds
19 12 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.63%) Linux
2 78 (8.11%) Windows
3 73 (7.59%) Unix
4 14 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.94%) CentOS
6 9 (0.94%) Solaris
7 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.31%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) Debian
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (12.27%) Risk Management
3 111 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 106 (11.02%) TDD
5 93 (9.67%) Analytics
6 89 (9.25%) SDLC
7 81 (8.42%) Business Analysis
8 76 (7.90%) Electronic Trading
9 75 (7.80%) Mathematics
10 69 (7.17%) Asset Management
11 62 (6.44%) Quantitative Research
11 62 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 56 (5.82%) OO
14 50 (5.20%) Low Latency
15 49 (5.09%) Unit Testing
16 48 (4.99%) Scrum
17 47 (4.89%) Project Management
18 46 (4.78%) Test Automation
19 45 (4.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 307 (31.91%) Java
2 263 (27.34%) SQL
3 258 (26.82%) C#
4 176 (18.30%) C++
5 149 (15.49%) Python
6 80 (8.32%) VBA
7 78 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 60 (6.24%) Scala
9 33 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 29 (3.01%) C
11 26 (2.70%) Haskell
12 23 (2.39%) Perl
13 20 (2.08%) ES6
14 17 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.77%) Kotlin
14 17 (1.77%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.46%) Ada
15 14 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (5.30%) Degree
2 11 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.62%) ISEB
4 6 (0.62%) PMP
5 5 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.52%) PhD
6 2 (0.21%) CFA
6 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (12.06%) MiFID
2 91 (9.46%) QA
3 50 (5.20%) EMIR
4 21 (2.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.62%) SLA
6 5 (0.52%) PMO
7 4 (0.42%) Basel III
7 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.31%) FATCA
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.31%) UCITS
9 2 (0.21%) Basel II
9 2 (0.21%) GDPR
9 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.10%) FINRA
10 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (3.22%) Docker
2 8 (0.83%) HDFS
3 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.31%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.31%) XenApp
5 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (1.87%) Ansible
1 18 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.66%) Control-M
3 11 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.94%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.42%) Mesos
6 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.31%) Oozie
6 3 (0.31%) Puppet
6 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 100 (10.40%) Oracle
2 63 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.57%) Murex
4 40 (4.16%) Fidessa
5 35 (3.64%) Charles River
6 26 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 25 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 22 (2.29%) Sybase
9 18 (1.87%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.46%) Calypso
12 12 (1.25%) Sophis
13 10 (1.04%) FIS
13 10 (1.04%) ION Trading
13 10 (1.04%) Reuters
14 9 (0.94%) Tradeweb
15 8 (0.83%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.73%) CQG
16 7 (0.73%) IBM
16 7 (0.73%) Informatica