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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
UK / England
Rank 254 244 183
Rank change year-on-year -10 -61  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 387 484 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 3.15% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 381 444
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £463
% change year-on-year +60.00% -32.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Derivative is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13401 15354 14782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8669 10131 9044
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 522 616
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in England

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 380 £600 - 73
North West +31 5 £500 -
West Midlands +7 1 - -
Derivative
UK

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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.

1 408 (49.94%) Finance
2 367 (44.92%) Front Office
3 335 (41.00%) Banking
4 242 (29.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 237 (29.01%) Fixed Income
6 230 (28.15%) Java
7 217 (26.56%) Equities
8 201 (24.60%) Investment Banking
9 198 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (22.40%) SQL
11 156 (19.09%) C#
12 149 (18.24%) Equity Derivative
13 131 (16.03%) MiFID
14 125 (15.30%) Unix
15 108 (13.22%) Multithreading
16 98 (12.00%) Business Analysis
17 97 (11.87%) C++
18 96 (11.75%) OTC Derivatives
19 89 (10.89%) OO
20 87 (10.65%) Oracle
20 87 (10.65%) Risk Management
21 81 (9.91%) Python
21 81 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
22 80 (9.79%) Linux
23 77 (9.42%) Back Office
24 75 (9.18%) .NET
24 75 (9.18%) TDD
25 73 (8.94%) Degree
26 71 (8.69%) Murex
27 70 (8.57%) HTML

Derivative
Top Related 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 22 (2.69%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.10%) Confluence
3 8 (0.98%) IIS
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.73%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.61%) Apache
6 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.37%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.49%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.49%) MS Office
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
4 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.37%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (2.33%) Summit
2 14 (1.71%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.73%) Orchestrade
3 6 (0.73%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.61%) Global One
4 5 (0.61%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.61%) Minerva
4 5 (0.61%) RMDS
4 5 (0.61%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.24%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.24%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.61%) DHCP
2 5 (0.61%) DNS
2 5 (0.61%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.49%) LAN
3 4 (0.49%) LDAP
3 4 (0.49%) NAS
3 4 (0.49%) SAN
3 4 (0.49%) SMTP
3 4 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (0.49%) WAN
4 3 (0.37%) DSL
4 3 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.37%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) IGMP
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.79%) Big Data
4 24 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 23 (2.82%) DB2
5 23 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.20%) Data Mart
6 18 (2.20%) KDB
7 15 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.73%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.73%) MS Access
12 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.61%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.61%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.49%) HBase
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (3.30%) Subversion
2 24 (2.94%) JIRA
3 20 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.84%) NUnit
6 12 (1.47%) Maven
7 11 (1.35%) Ant
7 11 (1.35%) JUnit
8 10 (1.22%) Hudson
9 9 (1.10%) GoogleTest
10 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.98%) webpack
11 7 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.73%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.73%) CppUnit
13 5 (0.61%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.61%) Gradle
14 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.49%) IntelliJ
General
1 408 (49.94%) Finance
2 367 (44.92%) Front Office
3 335 (41.00%) Banking
4 201 (24.60%) Investment Banking
5 77 (9.42%) Back Office
6 27 (3.30%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.84%) Legal
8 10 (1.22%) Prime Brokerage
9 7 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.73%) French Language
10 6 (0.73%) Marketing
11 5 (0.61%) German Language
11 5 (0.61%) Retail
12 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.49%) Automotive
13 3 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 379 (46.39%) Developer
2 303 (37.09%) Analyst
3 217 (26.56%) Business Analyst
4 154 (18.85%) Java Developer
5 72 (8.81%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 64 (7.83%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 60 (7.34%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 59 (7.22%) Front Office Developer
10 49 (6.00%) Project Manager
11 48 (5.88%) C++ Developer
12 46 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (4.04%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 33 (4.04%) Support Analyst
14 32 (3.92%) Quantitative Developer
15 30 (3.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 28 (3.43%) IT Business Analyst
17 26 (3.18%) Risk Analyst
17 26 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
18 25 (3.06%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.18%) .NET
2 70 (8.57%) HTML
3 63 (7.71%) HTML5
4 55 (6.73%) Spring
5 47 (5.75%) FIX Protocol
6 46 (5.63%) XML
7 39 (4.77%) AngularJS
8 35 (4.28%) WPF
9 34 (4.16%) JMS
10 33 (4.04%) Middleware
11 25 (3.06%) CSS
12 23 (2.82%) WCF
13 20 (2.45%) Murex MxML
14 19 (2.33%) Web Services
15 18 (2.20%) RESTful
16 14 (1.71%) FpML
16 14 (1.71%) Hibernate
16 14 (1.71%) JSON
16 14 (1.71%) React
17 13 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 242 (29.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 237 (29.01%) Fixed Income
3 217 (26.56%) Equities
4 149 (18.24%) Equity Derivative
5 96 (11.75%) OTC Derivatives
6 81 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (6.49%) Computer Science
7 53 (6.49%) Market Risk
8 49 (6.00%) Credit Derivative
9 33 (4.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 23 (2.82%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.82%) Grid Computing
11 21 (2.57%) Fintech
12 19 (2.33%) User Experience
13 18 (2.20%) Credit Risk
14 17 (2.08%) Reference Data
15 16 (1.96%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.47%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.30%) Unix
2 80 (9.79%) Linux
3 34 (4.16%) Windows
4 10 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.86%) Solaris
6 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.49%) CentOS
8 3 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (13.22%) Multithreading
3 98 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 89 (10.89%) OO
5 87 (10.65%) Risk Management
6 75 (9.18%) TDD
7 70 (8.57%) Asset Management
8 69 (8.45%) Mathematics
9 66 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (7.83%) Analytics
10 64 (7.83%) Electronic Trading
11 63 (7.71%) Project Management
12 62 (7.59%) Scrum
13 55 (6.73%) Change Management
14 54 (6.61%) SDLC
15 52 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 45 (5.51%) Investment Management
18 44 (5.39%) Low Latency
19 42 (5.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 230 (28.15%) Java
2 183 (22.40%) SQL
3 156 (19.09%) C#
4 97 (11.87%) C++
5 81 (9.91%) Python
6 67 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 58 (7.10%) Perl
8 57 (6.98%) Scala
9 32 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 28 (3.43%) C
11 25 (3.06%) VBA
12 19 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.71%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.35%) Haskell
17 8 (0.98%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.98%) ES6
18 6 (0.73%) Korn
18 6 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (8.94%) Degree
2 11 (1.35%) PhD
2 11 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.86%) CFA
4 7 (0.86%) ISEB
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.37%) MBA
5 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.37%) PMP
6 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.12%) CAPM
7 1 (0.12%) IIBA
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (16.03%) MiFID
2 45 (5.51%) EMIR
3 32 (3.92%) QA
4 31 (3.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.98%) SLA
6 6 (0.73%) PMO
7 5 (0.61%) FATCA
8 4 (0.49%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.24%) Basel III
10 2 (0.24%) IFRS
10 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 9 (1.10%) HDFS
2 5 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.61%) Docker
3 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.49%) NFS
3 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.47%) Control-M
2 5 (0.61%) Puppet
2 5 (0.61%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.49%) Ansible
3 4 (0.49%) Nagios
3 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.49%) Salt
4 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 87 (10.65%) Oracle
2 71 (8.69%) Murex
3 53 (6.49%) Sybase
4 37 (4.53%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.30%) Bloomberg
6 21 (2.57%) Fidessa
7 20 (2.45%) TIBCO
8 18 (2.20%) Charles River
8 18 (2.20%) Reuters
9 11 (1.35%) ION Trading
10 8 (0.98%) IBM
10 8 (0.98%) SimCorp
11 7 (0.86%) SmartStream
11 7 (0.86%) Sophis
12 6 (0.73%) Perforce
13 5 (0.61%) Adobe
13 5 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.61%) Informatica
14 4 (0.49%) Cisco
14 4 (0.49%) NetApp
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