Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 403 321
Rank change year-on-year +182 -82 -62
Contract jobs citing Derivative 458 490 729
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.47% 1.85% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 347 554
Median daily rate £650 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £500 £510 £425
90th Percentile £813 £725 £775
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £618
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.30 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% -68.38% +52.38%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.30 £80.00
% change year-on-year +38.37% -68.38% +52.38%

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 13,206 26,529 29,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.88% 32.29% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,249 17,143 19,582
Median daily rate £480 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 890 946
Median hourly rate £27.46 £20.92 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.26% -7.01% +15.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £21.95
% change year-on-year +36.59% -6.61% +10.86%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +116 452 £650 - 37
South East +129 3 £639 +99.61%
North of England - 2 £308 -
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £308 -
North West - 1 - -
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 367 (80.13%) Front Office
2 343 (74.89%) Finance
3 312 (68.12%) Fixed Income
4 288 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (60.92%) Asset Management
6 261 (56.99%) Java
7 259 (56.55%) Python
8 247 (53.93%) Equities
9 242 (52.84%) AWS
10 241 (52.62%) Web Services
11 227 (49.56%) Software Engineering
12 211 (46.07%) Hedge funds
13 197 (43.01%) Banking
14 195 (42.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 180 (39.30%) JavaScript
16 176 (38.43%) Investment Management
17 167 (36.46%) DevOps
18 160 (34.93%) Investment Banking
19 159 (34.72%) AngularJS
20 156 (34.06%) React
20 156 (34.06%) Decision-Making
21 129 (28.17%) SQL
22 126 (27.51%) Business Analysis
23 120 (26.20%) Azure
24 115 (25.11%) Vue.js
25 110 (24.02%) Portfolio Management
26 107 (23.36%) GCP
27 103 (22.49%) RStudio
28 101 (22.05%) J2EE
29 100 (21.83%) R

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 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.66%) Apache
2 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.62%) Markit EDM
2 11 (2.40%) PolarLake
3 8 (1.75%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (1.75%) FINCAD Analytics
4 6 (1.31%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.44%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.22%) HFM
7 1 (0.22%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 242 (52.84%) AWS
2 120 (26.20%) Azure
3 107 (23.36%) GCP
4 82 (17.90%) Amazon SQS
5 79 (17.25%) Amazon ECS
6 78 (17.03%) OpenShift
7 69 (15.07%) Amazon S3
8 67 (14.63%) AWS Lambda
8 67 (14.63%) Serverless
9 64 (13.97%) Amazon EC2
9 64 (13.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.75%) AWS Step Functions
11 5 (1.09%) IaaS
12 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.87%) npm
12 4 (0.87%) PaaS
12 4 (0.87%) SaaS
13 3 (0.66%) GitHub
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.66%) HTTP
1 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.44%) Multicast
2 2 (0.44%) RTMP
3 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 69 (15.07%) Amazon RDS
3 33 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.93%) Redis
7 16 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.62%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.53%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.53%) DB2
11 7 (1.53%) HBase
11 7 (1.53%) KDB
11 7 (1.53%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.53%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 103 (22.49%) RStudio
2 78 (17.03%) Artifactory
3 71 (15.50%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.46%) JIRA
5 22 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (3.93%) Subversion
7 16 (3.49%) Git (software)
8 14 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.31%) Maven
10 4 (0.87%) Grunt
10 4 (0.87%) gulp
10 4 (0.87%) JUnit
10 4 (0.87%) webpack
11 2 (0.44%) git-flow
11 2 (0.44%) Gradle
11 2 (0.44%) Mockito
11 2 (0.44%) NUnit
12 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 367 (80.13%) Front Office
2 343 (74.89%) Finance
3 197 (43.01%) Banking
4 160 (34.93%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.59%) Back Office
6 10 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.31%) Legal
8 5 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (0.87%) French Language
10 3 (0.66%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 276 (60.26%) Developer
2 163 (35.59%) AWS Developer
3 128 (27.95%) AWS Engineer
4 108 (23.58%) Java Developer
5 86 (18.78%) Python Developer
6 59 (12.88%) Analyst
6 59 (12.88%) Front Office Developer
7 57 (12.45%) Python Engineer
8 50 (10.92%) Software Engineer
9 48 (10.48%) AWS Software Engineer
10 47 (10.26%) Java Engineer
11 41 (8.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 37 (8.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 36 (7.86%) Lead Developer
13 36 (7.86%) Lead Java Developer
13 36 (7.86%) Senior Developer
14 35 (7.64%) Business Analyst
14 35 (7.64%) Java Software Developer
14 35 (7.64%) Lead Software Developer
15 29 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (52.62%) Web Services
2 159 (34.72%) AngularJS
3 156 (34.06%) React
4 115 (25.11%) Vue.js
5 101 (22.05%) J2EE
6 91 (19.87%) .NET
7 64 (13.97%) J2SE
8 58 (12.66%) Node.js
9 43 (9.39%) .NET Core
10 28 (6.11%) ASP.NET
11 24 (5.24%) WPF
12 23 (5.02%) ASP.NET Core
13 18 (3.93%) HTML
14 16 (3.49%) Redux
15 14 (3.06%) WCF
16 13 (2.84%) HTML5
17 12 (2.62%) FIX Protocol
18 11 (2.40%) NumPy
18 11 (2.40%) Pandas
19 8 (1.75%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 312 (68.12%) Fixed Income
2 247 (53.93%) Equities
3 211 (46.07%) Hedge funds
4 195 (42.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (9.39%) Equity Derivative
6 31 (6.77%) Blog
7 30 (6.55%) OTC Derivatives
8 29 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (3.71%) Credit Derivative
10 14 (3.06%) Public Cloud
11 13 (2.84%) Credit Risk
11 13 (2.84%) Market Risk
12 12 (2.62%) Reference Data
13 11 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (1.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (1.09%) Swaptions
16 4 (0.87%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 3 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.59%) Linux
2 7 (1.53%) Unix
3 6 (1.31%) Windows
4 4 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (60.92%) Asset Management
3 227 (49.56%) Software Engineering
4 176 (38.43%) Investment Management
5 167 (36.46%) DevOps
6 156 (34.06%) Decision-Making
7 126 (27.51%) Business Analysis
8 110 (24.02%) Portfolio Management
9 65 (14.19%) Deployment Automation
10 62 (13.54%) Microservices
11 60 (13.10%) Migration
12 58 (12.66%) Analytics
13 49 (10.70%) Front End Development
14 44 (9.61%) TDD
15 42 (9.17%) Risk Analysis
16 40 (8.73%) Performance Attribution
17 38 (8.30%) Scrum
18 36 (7.86%) Fintech
19 32 (6.99%) Multithreading
19 32 (6.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 261 (56.99%) Java
2 259 (56.55%) Python
3 180 (39.30%) JavaScript
4 129 (28.17%) SQL
5 100 (21.83%) R
6 99 (21.62%) C#
7 45 (9.83%) C++
8 29 (6.33%) VBA
9 22 (4.80%) Kotlin
10 17 (3.71%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.75%) Scala
13 4 (0.87%) ES6
13 4 (0.87%) Java 8
13 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.87%) VB
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
15 2 (0.44%) C
15 2 (0.44%) F#
15 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (3.06%) Degree
2 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.22%) CIMA
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) MBA
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.53%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) PMO
3 3 (0.66%) IFRS
3 3 (0.66%) UCITS
4 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.44%) EMIR
4 2 (0.44%) GAAP
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) COREP
5 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (21.62%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) Samba
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 80 (17.47%) Kubernetes
2 79 (17.25%) Terraform
3 5 (1.09%) Ansible
3 5 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 78 (17.03%) Google
2 58 (12.66%) Bloomberg
3 43 (9.39%) Oracle
4 32 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.62%) Sybase
6 8 (1.75%) Reuters
7 7 (1.53%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.31%) Murex
9 5 (1.09%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.66%) Sophis
11 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.22%) BMC
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix
12 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.22%) Informatica
12 1 (0.22%) Progress
12 1 (0.22%) SAP