Period
to 18 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 278 103 321
Rank change year-on-year -175 +218 +12
Contract jobs citing Derivative 639 645 638
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.95% 2.43% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 7.52% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 566 381
10th Percentile £463 £500 £453
25th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £625 £650
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £725 £759 £713
90th Percentile £830 £813 £750
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £625
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £73.00
UK median hourly rate - - £73.00

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 20,593 8,572 22,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.68% 32.26% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,556 5,911 14,960
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.14% +2.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 259 776
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.44
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.59 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.08 £30.85 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.49% +1.43%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.97 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.27% +31.51% +2.50%

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 -103 631 £650 +4.00% 79
East of England -44 7 £575 -
South West - 1 £700 - 2
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 414 (64.79%) Finance
2 306 (47.89%) Front Office
3 297 (46.48%) Java
4 291 (45.54%) Banking
5 265 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
6 261 (40.85%) Python
7 260 (40.69%) SQL
7 260 (40.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 235 (36.78%) Fixed Income
9 216 (33.80%) Investment Banking
10 176 (27.54%) AWS
11 168 (26.29%) Equities
12 160 (25.04%) Software Engineering
12 160 (25.04%) C#
13 153 (23.94%) Asset Management
14 144 (22.54%) JavaScript
15 141 (22.07%) React
16 135 (21.13%) Full Stack Development
17 126 (19.72%) AngularJS
18 124 (19.41%) TypeScript
19 122 (19.09%) Social Skills
20 121 (18.94%) C++
21 115 (18.00%) Multithreading
22 104 (16.28%) Analytics
23 98 (15.34%) Azure
23 98 (15.34%) Kotlin
24 95 (14.87%) Oracle
25 90 (14.08%) Investment Management
26 89 (13.93%) .NET
27 85 (13.30%) Linux

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 34 (5.32%) Apache
2 23 (3.60%) Apache Airflow
3 11 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.41%) Confluence
5 8 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.78%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.63%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Orchestrade
2 6 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.94%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.63%) SunGard Martini
4 3 (0.47%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.16%) Aligne
6 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Endur
6 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 176 (27.54%) AWS
2 98 (15.34%) Azure
3 63 (9.86%) GCP
4 58 (9.08%) AWS Lambda
4 58 (9.08%) Serverless
5 57 (8.92%) Amazon S3
6 52 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (2.82%) npm
8 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.78%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (0.63%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (0.63%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.31%) Azure Service Bus
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.01%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.76%) SSL
3 17 (2.66%) HTTP
4 10 (1.56%) FIX Connectivity
5 9 (1.41%) Multicast
6 8 (1.25%) 3GPP
6 8 (1.25%) Firewall
6 8 (1.25%) SGSN
6 8 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 34 (5.32%) Apache Ignite
4 26 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.91%) Hazelcast
5 25 (3.91%) Redis
6 22 (3.44%) Amazon Athena
7 21 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.19%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.25%) HBase
11 7 (1.10%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.94%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.78%) Big Data
13 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 59 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.51%) JIRA
3 32 (5.01%) Maven
4 26 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 23 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.82%) Grunt
7 11 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.41%) Subversion
9 8 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.31%) Moq
11 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.16%) Gradle
11 1 (0.16%) NUnit
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.16%) Selenium
11 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 414 (64.79%) Finance
2 306 (47.89%) Front Office
3 291 (45.54%) Banking
4 216 (33.80%) Investment Banking
5 122 (19.09%) Social Skills
6 53 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.19%) Back Office
8 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.88%) French Language
9 11 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.25%) Legal
11 7 (1.10%) Public Speaking
12 6 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.47%) International Banking
15 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 422 (66.04%) Developer
2 153 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 119 (18.62%) Python Developer
4 112 (17.53%) Analyst
5 91 (14.24%) Senior Developer
6 90 (14.08%) C# Developer
7 82 (12.83%) Front Office Developer
8 80 (12.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 80 (12.52%) Software Engineer
9 78 (12.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 75 (11.74%) Python Engineer
11 68 (10.64%) Python Software Engineer
12 63 (9.86%) React Developer
13 58 (9.08%) Business Analyst
14 56 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
15 47 (7.36%) Lead Developer
16 36 (5.63%) Banking Analyst
17 33 (5.16%) Risk Analyst
18 32 (5.01%) C++ Developer
19 31 (4.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (22.07%) React
2 126 (19.72%) AngularJS
3 89 (13.93%) .NET
4 83 (12.99%) Web Services
5 66 (10.33%) Node.js
6 58 (9.08%) Vue.js
7 49 (7.67%) RESTful
7 49 (7.67%) Spring
8 48 (7.51%) Spring Boot
9 37 (5.79%) FIX Protocol
10 33 (5.16%) XML
11 30 (4.69%) GraphQL
12 24 (3.76%) Memcached
13 23 (3.60%) WPF
14 21 (3.29%) JSON
15 19 (2.97%) .NET Framework
16 17 (2.66%) Middleware
17 14 (2.19%) STL
18 12 (1.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 12 (1.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 260 (40.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 235 (36.78%) Fixed Income
3 168 (26.29%) Equities
4 66 (10.33%) Hedge funds
5 61 (9.55%) Data Structures
6 52 (8.14%) Algorithms
7 51 (7.98%) Credit Derivative
8 49 (7.67%) Credit Risk
9 40 (6.26%) Equity Derivative
9 40 (6.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 37 (5.79%) OTC Derivatives
11 33 (5.16%) Market Risk
12 19 (2.97%) User Experience
13 17 (2.66%) Legacy Systems
14 15 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (1.25%) Data Centre
17 7 (1.10%) Management Information System
18 6 (0.94%) Exotic Derivative
19 5 (0.78%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.30%) Linux
2 37 (5.79%) Unix
3 35 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (25.04%) Software Engineering
3 153 (23.94%) Asset Management
4 135 (21.13%) Full Stack Development
5 115 (18.00%) Multithreading
6 104 (16.28%) Analytics
7 90 (14.08%) Investment Management
8 73 (11.42%) TDD
9 62 (9.70%) Electronic Trading
10 58 (9.08%) Performance Tuning
11 55 (8.61%) Risk Management
12 51 (7.98%) OO
13 47 (7.36%) API Design
14 46 (7.20%) API Development
15 43 (6.73%) Business Analysis
16 41 (6.42%) DevOps
16 41 (6.42%) OOD
17 40 (6.26%) Algorithmic Trading
18 39 (6.10%) SDLC
19 37 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 297 (46.48%) Java
2 261 (40.85%) Python
3 260 (40.69%) SQL
4 160 (25.04%) C#
5 144 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 124 (19.41%) TypeScript
7 121 (18.94%) C++
8 98 (15.34%) Kotlin
9 67 (10.49%) Scala
10 56 (8.76%) Java 8
11 33 (5.16%) PL/SQL
12 32 (5.01%) VBA
13 26 (4.07%) Haskell
14 13 (2.03%) Perl
15 10 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.94%) R
16 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.47%) C
17 3 (0.47%) Java 11
18 2 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (3.44%) Degree
2 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.31%) ACCA
3 2 (0.31%) CFA
3 2 (0.31%) MBA
3 2 (0.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.16%) CIMA
4 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.76%) MiFID
2 12 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 12 (1.88%) EMIR
3 10 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.41%) QA
5 8 (1.25%) OASIS TOSCA
6 6 (0.94%) PMO
7 5 (0.78%) Basel III
7 5 (0.78%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.47%) UCITS
9 2 (0.31%) SLA
10 1 (0.16%) Basel II
10 1 (0.16%) COREP
10 1 (0.16%) GAAP
10 1 (0.16%) GDPR
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 35 (5.48%) Docker
2 8 (1.25%) KVM
2 8 (1.25%) LXC
2 8 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (1.88%) Terraform
4 8 (1.25%) Cloudify
4 8 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (1.25%) Grafana
4 8 (1.25%) Juju
4 8 (1.25%) Prometheus
5 6 (0.94%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.78%) Ansible
7 3 (0.47%) Control-M
7 3 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (14.87%) Oracle
2 29 (4.54%) Bloomberg
3 27 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.82%) IBM
5 15 (2.35%) Murex
6 11 (1.72%) Splunk
6 11 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.56%) Citrix
8 8 (1.25%) Cisco
8 8 (1.25%) Ericsson
8 8 (1.25%) Fidessa
8 8 (1.25%) Juniper
8 8 (1.25%) Mirantis
8 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.25%) Sybase
9 6 (0.94%) BMC
10 5 (0.78%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.78%) SunGard
11 4 (0.63%) Calypso
11 4 (0.63%) Tradeweb