Period
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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 233 246 194
Rank change year-on-year +13 -52 +202
Contract jobs citing Derivative 837 581 515
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.10% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 3.55% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 474 458
10th Percentile £525 £491 £500
25th Percentile £550 £544 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £625 £650
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -
75th Percentile £763 £725 £750
90th Percentile £875 £775 £813
UK median daily rate £675 £625 £650
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £31.65 - -
Median hourly rate £32.40 - -
75th Percentile £33.15 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.40 - -

Derivative is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,422 16,389 11,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 31.08% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,818 11,118 7,734
10th Percentile £313 £300 £265
25th Percentile £438 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £602
90th Percentile £775 £713 £719
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 611 408
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.02 £12.57
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.91 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.13
90th Percentile £67.49 £60.00 £53.83
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.71
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.17% +18.48%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +1 815 £675 +8.00% 67
South West -5 8 £550 - 1
Midlands - 8 £624 -
West Midlands - 7 £772 -
North of England -45 5 £525 -
North West -34 3 £525 -
Yorkshire - 2 £476 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 567 (67.74%) Finance
2 443 (52.93%) Front Office
3 442 (52.81%) Agile
4 372 (44.44%) Python
5 320 (38.23%) Fixed Income
6 306 (36.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 302 (36.08%) Software Engineering
8 299 (35.72%) SQL
9 288 (34.41%) AWS
10 282 (33.69%) Asset Management
10 282 (33.69%) Equities
11 274 (32.74%) Investment Management
12 256 (30.59%) Banking
13 248 (29.63%) C#
14 240 (28.67%) JavaScript
15 236 (28.20%) Hedge funds
16 235 (28.08%) React
17 230 (27.48%) Java
18 223 (26.64%) Analytics
19 173 (20.67%) Azure
20 172 (20.55%) .NET
21 170 (20.31%) Investment Banking
22 150 (17.92%) Social Skills
23 145 (17.32%) GCP
24 129 (15.41%) CI/CD
25 119 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
26 118 (14.10%) Microservices
27 107 (12.78%) C++
28 106 (12.66%) Full Stack Development
29 103 (12.31%) NumPy

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 (3.94%) Apache
2 20 (2.39%) CMS
3 16 (1.91%) Confluence
3 16 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (1.31%) MQSeries
6 8 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.60%) Luigi
9 1 (0.12%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.12%) IIS
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.96%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.72%) Endur
4 5 (0.60%) Fidessa
5 4 (0.48%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.36%) Kondor
7 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 288 (34.41%) AWS
2 173 (20.67%) Azure
3 145 (17.32%) GCP
4 32 (3.82%) npm
5 14 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.67%) Serverless
6 12 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.19%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.72%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.60%) Yarn
11 4 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.48%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.36%) Azure AKS
13 2 (0.24%) Azure DevOps
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.24%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.19%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (1.08%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.36%) LAN
5 3 (0.36%) Multicast
5 3 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.36%) WAN
6 2 (0.24%) AMQP
6 2 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) BGP
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) GLBP
7 1 (0.12%) HSRP
7 1 (0.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) RIP
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.23%) Apache Ignite
2 27 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.79%) ObjectStore
5 13 (1.55%) Amazon Athena
5 13 (1.55%) Big Data
6 12 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.19%) Power BI
8 8 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.96%) MySQL
8 8 (0.96%) Tableau
9 6 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.72%) Data Lake
9 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.60%) ClickHouse
10 5 (0.60%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.60%) Presto
Development Applications
1 68 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.18%) JIRA
3 27 (3.23%) Grunt
3 27 (3.23%) Maven
4 25 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 22 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.27%) webpack
7 10 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.96%) Gradle
9 8 (0.96%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.72%) GitLab
11 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.48%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.48%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.36%) kappa
13 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.24%) MLflow
14 2 (0.24%) Subversion
14 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 567 (67.74%) Finance
2 443 (52.93%) Front Office
3 256 (30.59%) Banking
4 170 (20.31%) Investment Banking
5 150 (17.92%) Social Skills
6 119 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.75%) Back Office
8 14 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
8 14 (1.67%) Legal
8 14 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.84%) International Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Games
12 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Law
12 4 (0.48%) Retail
13 3 (0.36%) French Language
13 3 (0.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.24%) Aviation
14 2 (0.24%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 517 (61.77%) Developer
2 218 (26.05%) Software Engineer
3 208 (24.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 166 (19.83%) Analyst
5 150 (17.92%) Python Developer
6 112 (13.38%) Business Analyst
7 110 (13.14%) Python Engineer
8 108 (12.90%) Java Developer
9 104 (12.43%) Python Software Engineer
10 84 (10.04%) Senior Developer
11 82 (9.80%) .NET Developer
12 79 (9.44%) C# Developer
13 72 (8.60%) AWS Developer
13 72 (8.60%) AWS Engineer
13 72 (8.60%) AWS Software Engineer
14 69 (8.24%) React Developer
15 64 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
16 60 (7.17%) .NET Software Engineer
17 52 (6.21%) C++ Developer
17 52 (6.21%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (28.08%) React
2 172 (20.55%) .NET
3 103 (12.31%) NumPy
3 103 (12.31%) Pandas
4 101 (12.07%) SciPy
5 94 (11.23%) .NET Core
6 76 (9.08%) ASP.NET
7 67 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 60 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (7.05%) XML
10 55 (6.57%) ASP.NET Core
11 52 (6.21%) Node.js
12 44 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 38 (4.54%) CSS
14 37 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
14 37 (4.42%) HTML
15 29 (3.46%) STL
16 27 (3.23%) .NET Framework
16 27 (3.23%) FpML
17 26 (3.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 320 (38.23%) Fixed Income
2 306 (36.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 282 (33.69%) Equities
4 236 (28.20%) Hedge funds
5 69 (8.24%) OTC Derivatives
6 64 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (6.69%) Credit Derivative
8 55 (6.57%) Equity Derivative
9 31 (3.70%) Algorithms
9 31 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 31 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 30 (3.58%) Market Risk
11 26 (3.11%) Swaptions
12 24 (2.87%) Management Information System
13 22 (2.63%) Reference Data
14 19 (2.27%) User Experience
15 14 (1.67%) Exotic Derivative
16 9 (1.08%) Credit Risk
17 8 (0.96%) TWAP
17 8 (0.96%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.39%) Windows
2 72 (8.60%) Linux
3 37 (4.42%) Unix
4 20 (2.39%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.96%) Mac OS
6 7 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.72%) Debian
7 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.72%) SUSE
8 2 (0.24%) Android
8 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (52.81%) Agile
2 302 (36.08%) Software Engineering
3 282 (33.69%) Asset Management
4 274 (32.74%) Investment Management
5 223 (26.64%) Analytics
6 129 (15.41%) CI/CD
7 118 (14.10%) Microservices
8 106 (12.66%) Full Stack Development
9 97 (11.59%) Electronic Trading
10 85 (10.16%) Scrum
11 80 (9.56%) DevOps
12 79 (9.44%) Visualisation
13 78 (9.32%) Fintech
14 72 (8.60%) Business Analysis
14 72 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
15 70 (8.36%) OO
16 66 (7.89%) Risk Management
17 61 (7.29%) Multithreading
18 60 (7.17%) TDD
19 53 (6.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 372 (44.44%) Python
2 299 (35.72%) SQL
3 248 (29.63%) C#
4 240 (28.67%) JavaScript
5 230 (27.48%) Java
6 107 (12.78%) C++
7 79 (9.44%) TypeScript
8 39 (4.66%) VBA
9 36 (4.30%) R
10 21 (2.51%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.67%) ES6
11 14 (1.67%) Scala
12 11 (1.31%) Perl
13 8 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.72%) ANSI SQL
15 6 (0.72%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.60%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.36%) C
18 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (5.14%) Degree
2 17 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
3 16 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.60%) CFA
6 4 (0.48%) PhD
7 3 (0.36%) APMG
7 3 (0.36%) IIBA
7 3 (0.36%) ISEB
7 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) CIMA
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.30%) MiFID
2 24 (2.87%) EMIR
3 23 (2.75%) QA
4 16 (1.91%) IFRS
5 13 (1.55%) GAAP
6 12 (1.43%) FRS 29
7 8 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.60%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.36%) Basel III
9 3 (0.36%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.36%) PMO
10 2 (0.24%) UCITS
11 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (4.42%) Docker
2 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) GridGain
3 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 31 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.87%) Ansible
3 11 (1.31%) BladeLogic
4 9 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (1.08%) Terraform
5 4 (0.48%) MIIS
6 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) Puppet
7 2 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.12%) CloudForms
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Podman
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.05%) Bloomberg
3 58 (6.93%) Oracle
4 25 (2.99%) BISAM
5 23 (2.75%) Charles River
6 22 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 20 (2.39%) Murex
8 13 (1.55%) IBM
9 12 (1.43%) Tradeweb
10 11 (1.31%) BMC
11 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.84%) ION Trading
12 7 (0.84%) Splunk
13 5 (0.60%) Databricks
13 5 (0.60%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.60%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.60%) MarketAxess
14 3 (0.36%) Sybase
14 3 (0.36%) VMware