Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 222 340
Rank change year-on-year -106 +118 -112
Contract jobs citing Derivative 735 1,160 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 1.22% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 3.54% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 851 539
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £425
90th Percentile £775 £750 £725
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
England median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +125.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £16.25 £42.50 £13.88
90th Percentile £16.75 £47.50 £27.13
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -63.33% +125.00% +17.65%

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 32,792 32,811 33,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.37% 34.64% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,897 21,917 22,048
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £250
90th Percentile £666 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 981 1,144
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -73 718 £625 +4.17% 107
South East -14 10 £350 -30.00% 5
East of England +14 4 £475 -17.39%
South West -26 2 £431 -
North of England -8 1 £650 +306.25% 1
North West -9 1 £650 +306.25%
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 361 (49.12%) Front Office
2 341 (46.39%) Finance
3 266 (36.19%) Fixed Income
4 259 (35.24%) Banking
5 236 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (32.11%) Java
6 215 (29.25%) SQL
7 207 (28.16%) Equities
8 203 (27.62%) C#
9 197 (26.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 185 (25.17%) Python
11 146 (19.86%) C++
12 139 (18.91%) Equity Derivative
13 137 (18.64%) Investment Banking
14 132 (17.96%) Multithreading
15 116 (15.78%) Oracle
16 115 (15.65%) TDD
16 115 (15.65%) .NET
17 106 (14.42%) SQL Server
17 106 (14.42%) Analytics
18 103 (14.01%) OO
19 82 (11.16%) SDLC
20 79 (10.75%) OTC Derivatives
21 78 (10.61%) Asset Management
21 78 (10.61%) Risk Management
22 76 (10.34%) Relational Database
23 75 (10.20%) Investment Management
24 73 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
25 71 (9.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
26 67 (9.12%) Microservices

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 16 (2.18%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.90%) Mule
2 14 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.09%) Confluence
4 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.68%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.41%) Apache
7 3 (0.41%) nginx
8 2 (0.27%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) HipChat
6 1 (0.14%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.18%) thinkFolio
2 13 (1.77%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.22%) Bloomberg AIM
3 9 (1.22%) PolarLake
4 6 (0.82%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.27%) Summit
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Endur
7 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.14%) Minerva
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.36%) GitHub
4 5 (0.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.54%) PaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.27%) Fastly
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.82%) RTMP
2 4 (0.54%) SAN
3 3 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.41%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.27%) SSH
4 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) 4G
5 1 (0.14%) DSL
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.14%) LAN
5 1 (0.14%) NAS
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
5 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 76 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 56 (7.62%) RDBMS
4 31 (4.22%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.31%) KDB
8 14 (1.90%) HBase
9 13 (1.77%) Big Data
9 13 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.63%) Riak
11 11 (1.50%) MySQL
12 9 (1.22%) DB2
13 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.68%) Kdb+
15 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.54%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 45 (6.12%) Subversion
2 43 (5.85%) JIRA
3 36 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.13%) Maven
6 22 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (2.72%) MSBuild
8 19 (2.59%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.90%) NUnit
10 13 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.36%) Ant
12 9 (1.22%) GoogleTest
13 8 (1.09%) ClearCase
13 8 (1.09%) CppUnit
13 8 (1.09%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.95%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.82%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 361 (49.12%) Front Office
2 341 (46.39%) Finance
3 259 (35.24%) Banking
4 137 (18.64%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.67%) Back Office
6 16 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.22%) Legal
7 9 (1.22%) Prime Brokerage
8 6 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
9 1 (0.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.14%) International Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 498 (67.76%) Developer
2 167 (22.72%) Java Developer
3 147 (20.00%) Analyst
4 116 (15.78%) C# Developer
5 99 (13.47%) Front Office Developer
6 97 (13.20%) Quantitative Developer
7 81 (11.02%) Senior Developer
8 80 (10.88%) C++ Developer
9 74 (10.07%) Business Analyst
10 72 (9.80%) Python Developer
11 43 (5.85%) Pricing Developer
12 38 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (4.49%) Front Office C++ Developer
14 32 (4.35%) SQL Developer
15 30 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (4.08%) Support Analyst
16 26 (3.54%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 26 (3.54%) Visual C++ Developer
17 25 (3.40%) C# Quant Developer
17 25 (3.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (15.65%) .NET
2 62 (8.44%) AngularJS
3 58 (7.89%) HTML
4 50 (6.80%) Spring
5 47 (6.39%) XML
6 39 (5.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 39 (5.31%) HTML5
7 36 (4.90%) Middleware
8 33 (4.49%) CSS
8 33 (4.49%) Web Services
9 32 (4.35%) JMS
10 30 (4.08%) STL
11 27 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
11 27 (3.67%) React
12 24 (3.27%) WPF
13 22 (2.99%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.72%) Apache Camel
14 20 (2.72%) RESTful
15 19 (2.59%) Node.js
16 18 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 266 (36.19%) Fixed Income
2 207 (28.16%) Equities
3 197 (26.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 139 (18.91%) Equity Derivative
5 79 (10.75%) OTC Derivatives
6 71 (9.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 58 (7.89%) Credit Derivative
8 56 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (6.39%) Hedge funds
10 39 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
11 37 (5.03%) Market Risk
12 24 (3.27%) Computer Science
13 20 (2.72%) Credit Risk
13 20 (2.72%) Exotic Derivative
14 14 (1.90%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (1.77%) Equity Risk
16 11 (1.50%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.50%) User Experience
17 8 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 61 (8.30%) Unix
2 55 (7.48%) Windows
3 44 (5.99%) Linux
4 11 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.54%) Solaris
7 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) HPUX
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (17.96%) Multithreading
3 115 (15.65%) TDD
4 106 (14.42%) Analytics
5 103 (14.01%) OO
6 82 (11.16%) SDLC
7 78 (10.61%) Asset Management
7 78 (10.61%) Risk Management
8 75 (10.20%) Investment Management
9 73 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (9.12%) Microservices
11 61 (8.30%) OOD
12 55 (7.48%) Migration
12 55 (7.48%) Test Automation
13 52 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (7.07%) Electronic Trading
13 52 (7.07%) Scrum
14 51 (6.94%) Low Latency
15 48 (6.53%) Mathematics
15 48 (6.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (32.11%) Java
2 215 (29.25%) SQL
3 203 (27.62%) C#
4 185 (25.17%) Python
5 146 (19.86%) C++
6 64 (8.71%) JavaScript
7 48 (6.53%) Scala
8 46 (6.26%) VBA
9 26 (3.54%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.54%) VC++
10 25 (3.40%) TypeScript
11 24 (3.27%) Java 8
12 23 (3.13%) C
12 23 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.90%) Haskell
14 9 (1.22%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.22%) R
14 9 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.09%) Perl
16 7 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (6.67%) Degree
2 22 (2.99%) PhD
3 14 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CFA
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.86%) QA
2 14 (1.90%) MiFID
3 9 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.54%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) UCITS
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.31%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) HDFS
3 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.54%) Ansible
4 4 (0.54%) Control-M
5 3 (0.41%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.41%) Puppet
5 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (15.78%) Oracle
2 38 (5.17%) Murex
3 32 (4.35%) Sybase
4 30 (4.08%) Bloomberg
4 30 (4.08%) TIBCO
5 22 (2.99%) Charles River
6 21 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 10 (1.36%) FXall
8 9 (1.22%) Calypso
9 8 (1.09%) Tableau
10 6 (0.82%) MapR
11 5 (0.68%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.68%) New Relic
12 4 (0.54%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.54%) Informatica
12 4 (0.54%) Reuters
12 4 (0.54%) VMware
13 3 (0.41%) IBM
13 3 (0.41%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.41%) Red Hat