Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 248 282
Rank change year-on-year -75 +34 -63
Contract jobs citing Derivative 724 863 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 3.00% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 613 695
England median daily rate £625 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +6.82% -
10th Percentile £431 £450 £394
90th Percentile £775 £725 £709
UK median daily rate £618 £588 £550
% change year-on-year +5.11% +6.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £80.00 £52.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -19.23% -
10th Percentile £75.00 £51.25 £48.00
90th Percentile £85.00 £53.75 £82.00
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £52.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -19.23% -

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 30,919 28,777 32,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.02% 34.35% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,371 18,789 21,865
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £665 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +2.48% +4.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 970 1,012 1,080
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

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 18 June 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
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 18 June 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 -56 706 £625 +4.17% 89
South East -4 10 £400 -20.00% 2
East of England - 4 £500 -
North of England -23 2 £475 -5.00% 1
North West -35 1 £650 +30.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 338 (46.69%) Front Office
2 295 (40.75%) Finance
3 258 (35.64%) SQL
4 246 (33.98%) Java
5 242 (33.43%) Banking
6 232 (32.04%) Fixed Income
7 223 (30.80%) C#
8 208 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
9 176 (24.31%) Python
10 170 (23.48%) Equity Derivative
11 158 (21.82%) Investment Banking
12 154 (21.27%) Equities
13 150 (20.72%) C++
14 140 (19.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 113 (15.61%) Analytics
16 105 (14.50%) TDD
17 96 (13.26%) .NET
18 94 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
19 93 (12.85%) Multithreading
20 90 (12.43%) OO
21 86 (11.88%) Windows
21 86 (11.88%) SQL Server
22 84 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
23 78 (10.77%) OTC Derivatives
23 78 (10.77%) Risk Management
24 73 (10.08%) Asset Management
25 71 (9.81%) HTML
26 69 (9.53%) Linux
26 69 (9.53%) Scala
27 68 (9.39%) Oracle

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 24 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.66%) DataSynapse
2 12 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.97%) Apache
5 6 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.69%) Confluence
7 4 (0.55%) Mule
7 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.41%) JBoss
8 3 (0.41%) Jetty
8 3 (0.41%) nginx
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.14%) GemFire
10 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 29 (4.01%) thinkFolio
2 22 (3.04%) Markit EDM
3 16 (2.21%) Front Arena
4 15 (2.07%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (1.52%) PolarLake
6 10 (1.38%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.55%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.55%) Summit
8 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.41%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.41%) RMDS
9 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
10 1 (0.14%) Actimize
10 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
10 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.66%) GitHub
3 11 (1.52%) SaaS
4 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.10%) npm
6 7 (0.97%) IaaS
7 6 (0.83%) PaaS
8 5 (0.69%) NuGet
9 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.10%) RTMP
3 6 (0.83%) HTTP
4 5 (0.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.41%) SSH
6 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.14%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.29%) Relational Database
3 41 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 34 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.04%) Big Data
6 21 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 17 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.21%) MySQL
10 15 (2.07%) HBase
11 14 (1.93%) KDB
12 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.38%) Blockchain
14 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.10%) DB2
15 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.25%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.59%) Subversion
4 25 (3.45%) Maven
5 24 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.76%) JIRA
7 19 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.38%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.38%) JUnit
10 10 (1.38%) NUnit
11 9 (1.24%) Selenium
11 9 (1.24%) webpack
12 8 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.10%) Gradle
12 8 (1.10%) gulp
12 8 (1.10%) Mockito
12 8 (1.10%) MSBuild
General
1 338 (46.69%) Front Office
2 295 (40.75%) Finance
3 242 (33.43%) Banking
4 158 (21.82%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.31%) Back Office
6 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.97%) Prime Brokerage
8 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.83%) Legal
9 4 (0.55%) Billing
9 4 (0.55%) Games
9 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 487 (67.27%) Developer
2 157 (21.69%) Analyst
3 155 (21.41%) Java Developer
4 108 (14.92%) C# Developer
5 87 (12.02%) C++ Developer
6 75 (10.36%) Front Office Developer
7 74 (10.22%) Quantitative Developer
8 64 (8.84%) Business Analyst
8 64 (8.84%) Senior Developer
9 44 (6.08%) Python Developer
10 42 (5.80%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 38 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 35 (4.83%) Qualitative Analyst
12 35 (4.83%) Quantitative Analyst
13 31 (4.28%) SQL Developer
14 30 (4.14%) HTML Developer
14 30 (4.14%) Pricing Developer
15 27 (3.73%) C# Quant Developer
16 26 (3.59%) Data Analyst
16 26 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (13.26%) .NET
2 71 (9.81%) HTML
3 65 (8.98%) AngularJS
4 57 (7.87%) HTML5
5 56 (7.73%) Spring
6 49 (6.77%) XML
7 37 (5.11%) CSS
8 36 (4.97%) Middleware
9 34 (4.70%) FIX Protocol
9 34 (4.70%) WPF
10 33 (4.56%) React
11 28 (3.87%) JMS
12 27 (3.73%) STL
13 26 (3.59%) SOAP
14 24 (3.31%) Node.js
15 20 (2.76%) XSLT
16 19 (2.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 18 (2.49%) LESS
17 18 (2.49%) REST
18 17 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 232 (32.04%) Fixed Income
2 170 (23.48%) Equity Derivative
3 154 (21.27%) Equities
4 140 (19.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 94 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (10.77%) OTC Derivatives
7 49 (6.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 44 (6.08%) Credit Derivative
9 35 (4.83%) Market Risk
10 32 (4.42%) Algorithms
10 32 (4.42%) Computer Science
11 28 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
12 24 (3.31%) Exotic Derivative
13 18 (2.49%) Data Structures
14 15 (2.07%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.93%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.66%) User Experience
17 9 (1.24%) Virtual Team
18 8 (1.10%) Reference Data
19 7 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.88%) Windows
2 69 (9.53%) Linux
3 63 (8.70%) Unix
4 7 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.55%) Solaris
7 3 (0.41%) Android
7 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) CentOS
7 3 (0.41%) Debian
7 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (15.61%) Analytics
3 105 (14.50%) TDD
4 93 (12.85%) Multithreading
5 90 (12.43%) OO
6 84 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
7 78 (10.77%) Risk Management
8 73 (10.08%) Asset Management
9 66 (9.12%) Low Latency
9 66 (9.12%) SDLC
10 63 (8.70%) Investment Management
11 52 (7.18%) Electronic Trading
12 51 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.22%) Risk Analytics
13 45 (6.22%) Test Automation
14 42 (5.80%) Migration
15 39 (5.39%) Mathematics
16 37 (5.11%) Business Analysis
16 37 (5.11%) Quantitative Research
17 36 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (35.64%) SQL
2 246 (33.98%) Java
3 223 (30.80%) C#
4 176 (24.31%) Python
5 150 (20.72%) C++
6 69 (9.53%) Scala
7 62 (8.56%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.77%) VBA
9 38 (5.25%) Java 8
10 24 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.49%) Kotlin
13 15 (2.07%) Perl
13 15 (2.07%) VC++
14 12 (1.66%) C
15 11 (1.52%) Haskell
16 10 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.24%) VB
18 8 (1.10%) Ruby
19 7 (0.97%) Ada
Qualifications
1 48 (6.63%) Degree
2 11 (1.52%) PhD
3 10 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.55%) ISEB
5 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.14%) MiFID
2 28 (3.87%) QA
3 8 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.10%) EMIR
4 7 (0.97%) PMO
5 5 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.28%) COREP
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 24 (3.31%) Docker
2 9 (1.24%) HDFS
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
4 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.49%) Control-M
2 16 (2.21%) Ansible
3 7 (0.97%) Puppet
4 6 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.41%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.41%) Salt
7 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.28%) Kibana
7 2 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 68 (9.39%) Oracle
2 37 (5.11%) Charles River
3 31 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.01%) Bloomberg
4 29 (4.01%) Sybase
5 28 (3.87%) TIBCO
6 20 (2.76%) Murex
7 18 (2.49%) Calypso
8 17 (2.35%) SimCorp
9 15 (2.07%) FXall
10 10 (1.38%) Informatica
10 10 (1.38%) MapR
11 7 (0.97%) F5
11 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.97%) Solace
11 7 (0.97%) Telerik
12 5 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.69%) IBM
12 5 (0.69%) ION Trading
13 4 (0.55%) VMware