Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 307 346
Rank change year-on-year +173 +39 -108
Contract jobs citing Derivative 610 623 725
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.93% 0.84% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.60% 2.67% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 373 535
Median daily rate £600 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £475 £451 £475
90th Percentile £800 £763 £775
UK median daily rate £600 £628 £625
% change year-on-year -4.38% +0.40% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.05% +342.42% -63.33%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -52.05% +342.42% -63.33%

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 10,894 23,320 30,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.40% 31.29% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,949 14,945 20,330
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £256 £263 £280
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 948 967
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% +14.65% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.97 £12.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £34.33 £23.00 £20.12
% change year-on-year +49.25% +14.33% +0.59%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Derivative in England.

Daily rate trend for Derivative in England

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Derivative in England over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Derivative in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 3 December 2020. 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 +87 605 £600 -7.69% 57
Midlands +73 2 - -
West Midlands +63 2 - -
South East +137 1 £525 +45.83%
East of England +73 1 - -
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 467 (76.56%) Finance
2 445 (72.95%) Front Office
3 416 (68.20%) Fixed Income
4 396 (64.92%) Python
5 381 (62.46%) Java
6 373 (61.15%) Equities
7 349 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
7 349 (57.21%) Asset Management
8 340 (55.74%) AWS
9 337 (55.25%) Web Services
10 309 (50.66%) Software Engineering
11 292 (47.87%) JavaScript
12 273 (44.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 262 (42.95%) Investment Management
14 254 (41.64%) Hedge funds
15 249 (40.82%) React
16 241 (39.51%) AngularJS
17 184 (30.16%) Vue.js
18 177 (29.02%) SQL
19 173 (28.36%) Banking
20 154 (25.25%) Azure
21 138 (22.62%) GCP
22 135 (22.13%) Investment Banking
23 122 (20.00%) Kotlin
24 114 (18.69%) Serverless
25 113 (18.52%) Node.js
26 112 (18.36%) AWS Lambda
27 111 (18.20%) C#
28 110 (18.03%) Amazon S3
29 108 (17.70%) Amazon EC2

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 57 (9.34%) Apache
2 36 (5.90%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.31%) Jupyter
4 7 (1.15%) Confluence
4 7 (1.15%) JBoss
5 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.82%) Jetty
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.33%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.98%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 28 (4.59%) Markit EDM
2 26 (4.26%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.66%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.66%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.49%) Aligne
5 3 (0.49%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.49%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.33%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.16%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 340 (55.74%) AWS
2 154 (25.25%) Azure
3 138 (22.62%) GCP
4 114 (18.69%) Serverless
5 112 (18.36%) AWS Lambda
6 110 (18.03%) Amazon S3
7 108 (17.70%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (6.89%) OpenShift
9 39 (6.39%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (5.74%) Amazon ECS
11 33 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Step Functions
12 2 (0.33%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.33%) SaaS
13 1 (0.16%) GitHub
13 1 (0.16%) npm
13 1 (0.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.31%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.82%) SSH
3 2 (0.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.33%) SGSN
3 2 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) DMZ
4 1 (0.16%) DSL
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 56 (9.18%) Apache Ignite
3 48 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 33 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.30%) Redis
9 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.98%) MySQL
10 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.49%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.33%) Power BI
14 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 45 (7.38%) Artifactory
2 41 (6.72%) RStudio
3 35 (5.74%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.93%) Maven
6 21 (3.44%) JIRA
7 14 (2.30%) Subversion
8 12 (1.97%) Robot Framework
9 10 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.31%) Gradle
10 8 (1.31%) IntelliJ
11 7 (1.15%) Selenium
11 7 (1.15%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.82%) Ant
13 5 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.82%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 467 (76.56%) Finance
2 445 (72.95%) Front Office
3 173 (28.36%) Banking
4 135 (22.13%) Investment Banking
5 31 (5.08%) Back Office
6 4 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (0.66%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
7 3 (0.49%) Advertising
7 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) International Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 392 (64.26%) Developer
2 178 (29.18%) Software Engineer
3 167 (27.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 148 (24.26%) Python Developer
5 117 (19.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 99 (16.23%) Analyst
7 96 (15.74%) Python Engineer
8 85 (13.93%) AWS Engineer
8 85 (13.93%) Java Developer
9 76 (12.46%) Python Software Engineer
10 67 (10.98%) Front Office Developer
11 65 (10.66%) JavaScript Engineer
12 58 (9.51%) AWS Developer
13 47 (7.70%) Business Analyst
14 42 (6.89%) Lead Developer
15 38 (6.23%) Financial Analyst
16 36 (5.90%) Finance Manager
17 34 (5.57%) AWS Software Engineer
18 32 (5.25%) Data Analyst
19 30 (4.92%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (55.25%) Web Services
2 249 (40.82%) React
3 241 (39.51%) AngularJS
4 184 (30.16%) Vue.js
5 113 (18.52%) Node.js
6 87 (14.26%) .NET
7 45 (7.38%) .NET Core
8 36 (5.90%) gRPC
8 36 (5.90%) Protocol Buffers
9 34 (5.57%) ASP.NET
9 34 (5.57%) ASP.NET Core
10 29 (4.75%) Pandas
11 28 (4.59%) J2EE
12 27 (4.43%) Shiny
13 26 (4.26%) J2SE
14 19 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
15 17 (2.79%) HTML
16 16 (2.62%) WPF
16 16 (2.62%) XML
17 14 (2.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 416 (68.20%) Fixed Income
2 373 (61.15%) Equities
3 273 (44.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 254 (41.64%) Hedge funds
5 58 (9.51%) Credit Derivative
6 50 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (6.56%) Equity Derivative
8 35 (5.74%) Blog
9 27 (4.43%) Reference Data
10 23 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (3.11%) Market Risk
12 16 (2.62%) User Experience
13 15 (2.46%) OTC Derivatives
14 11 (1.80%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.64%) Energy Derivatives
16 8 (1.31%) Credit Risk
17 7 (1.15%) Grid Computing
18 6 (0.98%) Robotics
19 5 (0.82%) CUDA
19 5 (0.82%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.75%) Linux
2 13 (2.13%) CentOS
3 10 (1.64%) Windows
4 9 (1.48%) Unix
5 5 (0.82%) Android
5 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.82%) Debian
5 5 (0.82%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
1 349 (57.21%) Asset Management
2 309 (50.66%) Software Engineering
3 262 (42.95%) Investment Management
4 88 (14.43%) Analytics
5 73 (11.97%) Migration
6 72 (11.80%) DevOps
7 70 (11.48%) Microservices
8 68 (11.15%) Decision-Making
9 66 (10.82%) Portfolio Management
10 60 (9.84%) Scrum
11 50 (8.20%) Electronic Trading
12 47 (7.70%) Open Source
13 45 (7.38%) Fintech
14 41 (6.72%) Business Analysis
15 39 (6.39%) Deployment Automation
16 37 (6.07%) Performance Attribution
17 36 (5.90%) Multithreading
18 33 (5.41%) Test Automation
19 32 (5.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 396 (64.92%) Python
2 381 (62.46%) Java
3 292 (47.87%) JavaScript
4 177 (29.02%) SQL
5 122 (20.00%) Kotlin
6 111 (18.20%) C#
7 79 (12.95%) R
8 63 (10.33%) C++
9 61 (10.00%) TypeScript
10 57 (9.34%) Scala
11 25 (4.10%) Clojure
12 21 (3.44%) C
13 14 (2.30%) VBA
14 13 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.64%) Perl
16 9 (1.48%) ES6
17 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.98%) Java 8
18 6 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (2.46%) Degree
2 6 (0.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (0.66%) PhD
4 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.82%) EMIR
3 4 (0.66%) MiFID
3 4 (0.66%) QA
4 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.33%) OASIS TOSCA
5 2 (0.33%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 85 (13.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.33%) KVM
2 2 (0.33%) LXC
2 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 83 (13.61%) Kubernetes
2 71 (11.64%) Terraform
3 8 (1.31%) Consul
3 8 (1.31%) Packer
4 5 (0.82%) Puppet
4 5 (0.82%) Salt
5 3 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.33%) Cloudify
6 2 (0.33%) Control-M
6 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.33%) Grafana
6 2 (0.33%) Juju
6 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (12.79%) Google
2 74 (12.13%) Bloomberg
3 27 (4.43%) Oracle
3 27 (4.43%) Reuters
4 26 (4.26%) FactSet
5 8 (1.31%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.31%) Sybase
6 6 (0.98%) Axway
6 6 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 6 (0.98%) Murex
6 6 (0.98%) Sparx
7 5 (0.82%) Cloudera
7 5 (0.82%) Hortonworks
7 5 (0.82%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.49%) Apple
9 3 (0.49%) OpenLink
9 3 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.49%) Solace
10 2 (0.33%) Juniper