Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 384 321 249
Rank change year-on-year -63 -72 +34
Contract jobs citing Derivative 516 725 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.80% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 2.44% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 544 620
England median daily rate £650 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £513 £429 £450
90th Percentile £725 £775 £725
UK median daily rate £625 £618 £588
% change year-on-year +1.21% +5.11% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £25.30 £80.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.38% +52.38% -19.23%
10th Percentile £20.00 £75.00 £51.25
90th Percentile £30.59 £85.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.30 £80.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -68.38% +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 26,956 29,666 27,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 32.55% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,503 19,411 18,098
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 943 985
England median hourly rate £20.92 £22.42 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.68% +14.97% -6.16%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.84 £19.71
% change year-on-year -4.51% +10.83% -6.17%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 -42 499 £650 +4.00% 48
South East +18 11 £320 -20.00% 3
North West +22 3 £625 -3.85%
North of England +18 3 £625 +31.58%
West Midlands - 2 £750 - 1
Midlands - 2 £750 - 1
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 279 (54.07%) Front Office
2 243 (47.09%) Finance
3 233 (45.16%) Banking
4 229 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (37.21%) Java
6 179 (34.69%) Fixed Income
7 162 (31.40%) SQL
8 158 (30.62%) C#
9 148 (28.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 117 (22.67%) Equity Derivative
11 116 (22.48%) .NET
12 114 (22.09%) Asset Management
12 114 (22.09%) Multithreading
13 111 (21.51%) Equities
14 103 (19.96%) Python
15 102 (19.77%) Investment Banking
16 89 (17.25%) TDD
17 77 (14.92%) Analytics
18 72 (13.95%) C++
19 70 (13.57%) OTC Derivatives
20 68 (13.18%) Software Engineering
21 66 (12.79%) AngularJS
22 64 (12.40%) JavaScript
23 61 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (11.43%) React
25 57 (11.05%) Portfolio Management
25 57 (11.05%) SQL Server
26 55 (10.66%) Unit Testing
27 51 (9.88%) WPF
28 49 (9.50%) Investment Management

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 33 (6.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (3.29%) Apache
3 9 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.36%) DataSynapse
6 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Confluence
7 2 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) GemFire
Applications
1 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.88%) Endur
2 3 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Global One
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.23%) GitHub
3 5 (0.97%) Power Platform
4 4 (0.78%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.91%) AMQP
2 2 (0.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) VSAN
3 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 31 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.29%) Apache Ignite
5 17 (3.29%) Hazelcast
6 15 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.94%) KDB
8 10 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.36%) Big Data
9 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.97%) Power BI
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.78%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 40 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 37 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.81%) NUnit
4 21 (4.07%) JIRA
5 18 (3.49%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.94%) Ant
6 10 (1.94%) Subversion
7 8 (1.55%) ClearCase
7 8 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.36%) CppUnit
8 7 (1.36%) GoogleTest
9 6 (1.16%) JMeter
10 5 (0.97%) Selenium
10 5 (0.97%) webpack
11 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.78%) Maven
11 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.78%) WinRunner
12 3 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 279 (54.07%) Front Office
2 243 (47.09%) Finance
3 233 (45.16%) Banking
4 102 (19.77%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.10%) Back Office
6 11 (2.13%) Legal
7 10 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.16%) Games
9 4 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 312 (60.47%) Developer
2 130 (25.19%) Java Developer
3 106 (20.54%) C# Developer
4 99 (19.19%) Analyst
5 62 (12.02%) Business Analyst
6 43 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
7 42 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.36%) WPF Developer
9 35 (6.78%) C# WPF Developer
10 32 (6.20%) Angular Developer
11 31 (6.01%) SQL Developer
12 29 (5.62%) Software Engineer
13 28 (5.43%) React Developer
14 26 (5.04%) Architect
15 23 (4.46%) .NET Developer
16 22 (4.26%) Agile Developer
16 22 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
17 21 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
17 21 (4.07%) AWS Software Engineer
17 21 (4.07%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (22.48%) .NET
2 66 (12.79%) AngularJS
3 59 (11.43%) React
4 51 (9.88%) WPF
5 43 (8.33%) Web Services
6 38 (7.36%) HTML
7 30 (5.81%) Middleware
8 28 (5.43%) FIX Protocol
8 28 (5.43%) Spring
9 25 (4.84%) Node.js
10 24 (4.65%) WCF
11 22 (4.26%) Kafka
12 19 (3.68%) HTML5
12 19 (3.68%) Reactive Extensions
13 18 (3.49%) CSS
13 18 (3.49%) D3.js
13 18 (3.49%) Hibernate
14 16 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (2.91%) Apache Avro
15 15 (2.91%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 179 (34.69%) Fixed Income
2 148 (28.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 117 (22.67%) Equity Derivative
4 111 (21.51%) Equities
5 70 (13.57%) OTC Derivatives
6 46 (8.91%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (8.33%) Hedge funds
8 38 (7.36%) Credit Risk
9 28 (5.43%) Virtual Team
10 20 (3.88%) Credit Derivative
11 18 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (3.29%) Market Risk
13 11 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (2.13%) Grid Computing
14 9 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.74%) Equity Risk
14 9 (1.74%) Exotic Derivative
14 9 (1.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.53%) Linux
2 28 (5.43%) Unix
3 15 (2.91%) Windows
4 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) SUSE
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (22.09%) Asset Management
2 114 (22.09%) Multithreading
3 89 (17.25%) TDD
4 77 (14.92%) Analytics
5 68 (13.18%) Software Engineering
6 61 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (11.05%) Portfolio Management
8 55 (10.66%) Unit Testing
9 49 (9.50%) Investment Management
10 46 (8.91%) SDLC
10 46 (8.91%) Test Automation
11 44 (8.53%) Risk Management
12 42 (8.14%) SOLID
13 39 (7.56%) Concurrent Programming
13 39 (7.56%) Front End Development
14 38 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (6.78%) Business Analysis
15 35 (6.78%) DevOps
16 32 (6.20%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 192 (37.21%) Java
2 162 (31.40%) SQL
3 158 (30.62%) C#
4 103 (19.96%) Python
5 72 (13.95%) C++
6 64 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.20%) Scala
8 28 (5.43%) Java 8
9 20 (3.88%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.68%) R
11 16 (3.10%) Kotlin
12 15 (2.91%) F#
13 12 (2.33%) VBA
14 10 (1.94%) C
14 10 (1.94%) Haskell
15 9 (1.74%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.74%) Perl
16 7 (1.36%) ES6
16 7 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (3.88%) Degree
2 7 (1.36%) PhD
3 6 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) ISEB
4 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) IIBA
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CFA
6 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.29%) MiFID
2 12 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) EMIR
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.58%) PMO
5 2 (0.39%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) COREP
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
System Software
1 37 (7.17%) Docker
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 13 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.33%) Ansible
3 6 (1.16%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.58%) Puppet
4 3 (0.58%) Terraform
5 2 (0.39%) Grafana
5 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 44 (8.53%) Oracle
2 33 (6.40%) Bloomberg
3 31 (6.01%) Telerik
4 27 (5.23%) Reuters
5 20 (3.88%) OpenLink
6 19 (3.68%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.71%) Charles River
7 14 (2.71%) Murex
8 12 (2.33%) Sybase
9 9 (1.74%) HP
9 9 (1.74%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.36%) Solace
11 6 (1.16%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.78%) FXall
12 4 (0.78%) MapR
13 3 (0.58%) FactSet
13 3 (0.58%) Google
13 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.58%) Sophis
13 3 (0.58%) VMware