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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 304 241
Rank change year-on-year +87 -63  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 507 377 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 2.32% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 306 384
Median daily rate £588 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +56.25% -24.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Derivative is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14478 16219 16382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.28% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9485 10793 10517
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 523 579
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 490 £588 +2.84% 100
South East +19 12 £500 +72.41% 3
North West - 2 £500 -
East of England - 1 £575 - 1
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 415 (46.79%) Finance
2 393 (44.31%) Banking
3 392 (44.19%) Front Office
4 307 (34.61%) Fixed Income
5 284 (32.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 267 (30.10%) Java
6 267 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
7 241 (27.17%) Investment Banking
8 228 (25.70%) SQL
9 214 (24.13%) C#
10 205 (23.11%) Equities
11 176 (19.84%) Equity Derivative
12 141 (15.90%) MiFID
13 125 (14.09%) Unix
14 120 (13.53%) C++
15 117 (13.19%) Python
16 110 (12.40%) OTC Derivatives
17 108 (12.18%) SQL Server
18 107 (12.06%) Oracle
19 104 (11.72%) Multithreading
19 104 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
20 103 (11.61%) .NET
21 102 (11.50%) Business Analysis
22 98 (11.05%) TDD
23 91 (10.26%) Risk Management
24 85 (9.58%) JavaScript
25 84 (9.47%) OO
26 83 (9.36%) Degree
27 79 (8.91%) Electronic Trading
28 76 (8.57%) HTML

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 17 (1.92%) CMS
2 9 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.79%) Confluence
4 7 (0.79%) DataSynapse
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.34%) IIS
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.23%) GemFire
9 2 (0.23%) JBoss
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Summit
2 12 (1.35%) Global One
3 11 (1.24%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.56%) Endur
4 5 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.45%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.45%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
5 4 (0.45%) Orchestrade
6 3 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.34%) Minerva
6 3 (0.34%) RMDS
6 3 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.34%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.45%) GitHub
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.68%) DHCP
2 6 (0.68%) DNS
2 6 (0.68%) iSCSI
2 6 (0.68%) LDAP
2 6 (0.68%) NAS
2 6 (0.68%) SAN
2 6 (0.68%) SMTP
3 5 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (0.45%) DSL
5 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.34%) LAN
5 3 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.16%) Big Data
4 23 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (2.48%) DB2
6 19 (2.14%) Data Mart
6 19 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.92%) KDB
9 16 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.47%) Hazelcast
11 12 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.01%) MySQL
13 9 (1.01%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.79%) Kdb+
16 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 38 (4.28%) JIRA
2 26 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.35%) Maven
5 12 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.24%) Subversion
6 11 (1.24%) webpack
7 9 (1.01%) JUnit
8 8 (0.90%) Selenium
9 7 (0.79%) Gradle
9 7 (0.79%) NUnit
10 6 (0.68%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.68%) Toad
11 5 (0.56%) Hudson
11 5 (0.56%) Moq
12 4 (0.45%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.45%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 415 (46.79%) Finance
2 393 (44.31%) Banking
3 392 (44.19%) Front Office
4 241 (27.17%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.65%) Back Office
6 34 (3.83%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.71%) Legal
8 9 (1.01%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.01%) German Language
9 8 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
10 6 (0.68%) Retail
11 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Marketing
13 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 477 (53.78%) Developer
2 275 (31.00%) Analyst
3 201 (22.66%) Business Analyst
4 158 (17.81%) Java Developer
5 125 (14.09%) C# Developer
6 87 (9.81%) Front Office Developer
6 87 (9.81%) Senior Developer
7 58 (6.54%) C++ Developer
8 54 (6.09%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 51 (5.75%) Project Manager
10 49 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 47 (5.30%) Python Developer
12 41 (4.62%) .NET Developer
13 40 (4.51%) SQL Developer
14 38 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (3.95%) Support Analyst
16 34 (3.83%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 34 (3.83%) MiFID Business Analyst
17 33 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
18 32 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (11.61%) .NET
2 76 (8.57%) HTML
3 66 (7.44%) HTML5
4 64 (7.22%) XML
5 58 (6.54%) Spring
6 52 (5.86%) AngularJS
7 44 (4.96%) WPF
8 42 (4.74%) Middleware
9 37 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
10 33 (3.72%) JMS
11 32 (3.61%) CSS
12 29 (3.27%) SOAP
13 28 (3.16%) WCF
14 26 (2.93%) Node.js
15 25 (2.82%) React
16 24 (2.71%) Web Services
17 23 (2.59%) STL
18 22 (2.48%) RESTful
19 20 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 20 (2.25%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 307 (34.61%) Fixed Income
2 284 (32.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 205 (23.11%) Equities
4 176 (19.84%) Equity Derivative
5 110 (12.40%) OTC Derivatives
6 104 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
7 66 (7.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 62 (6.99%) Computer Science
9 48 (5.41%) Credit Derivative
10 44 (4.96%) Algorithms
10 44 (4.96%) Data Structures
10 44 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
11 39 (4.40%) Market Risk
12 31 (3.49%) Credit Risk
13 29 (3.27%) Grid Computing
14 27 (3.04%) Hedge funds
15 26 (2.93%) Fintech
16 23 (2.59%) Reference Data
16 23 (2.59%) Swaptions
17 19 (2.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.09%) Unix
2 70 (7.89%) Linux
3 65 (7.33%) Windows
4 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.79%) Solaris
6 6 (0.68%) CentOS
7 5 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (11.72%) Multithreading
3 102 (11.50%) Business Analysis
4 98 (11.05%) TDD
5 91 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 84 (9.47%) OO
7 79 (8.91%) Electronic Trading
8 72 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (8.00%) Scrum
10 70 (7.89%) Mathematics
11 68 (7.67%) Analytics
12 61 (6.88%) Project Management
12 61 (6.88%) SDLC
13 55 (6.20%) Asset Management
14 53 (5.98%) Change Management
15 51 (5.75%) Migration
15 51 (5.75%) Workflow
16 49 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (5.30%) Investment Management
18 43 (4.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 267 (30.10%) Java
2 228 (25.70%) SQL
3 214 (24.13%) C#
4 120 (13.53%) C++
5 117 (13.19%) Python
6 85 (9.58%) JavaScript
7 65 (7.33%) Perl
8 61 (6.88%) Scala
9 57 (6.43%) VBA
10 44 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.80%) C
14 11 (1.24%) ES6
15 10 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.01%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.79%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.68%) Korn
20 4 (0.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 83 (9.36%) Degree
2 38 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.13%) CFA
5 10 (1.13%) PMP
6 7 (0.79%) ISEB
7 5 (0.56%) PhD
8 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.34%) MBA
9 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Brainbench
11 1 (0.11%) CAPM
11 1 (0.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (15.90%) MiFID
2 59 (6.65%) EMIR
3 41 (4.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (3.38%) QA
5 11 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.56%) PMO
7 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) FATCA
8 2 (0.23%) FINREP
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.90%) HDFS
2 7 (0.79%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.56%) NFS
5 4 (0.45%) Docker
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.35%) Control-M
2 8 (0.90%) Puppet
3 6 (0.68%) Ansible
3 6 (0.68%) Nagios
3 6 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.68%) Salt
3 6 (0.68%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.34%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 107 (12.06%) Oracle
2 73 (8.23%) Murex
3 69 (7.78%) Sybase
4 59 (6.65%) Microsoft
5 30 (3.38%) Bloomberg
6 18 (2.03%) Fidessa
7 17 (1.92%) Reuters
8 16 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 14 (1.58%) Charles River
10 13 (1.47%) IBM
11 12 (1.35%) Sophis
12 11 (1.24%) Calypso
13 8 (0.90%) Informatica
13 8 (0.90%) SimCorp
14 7 (0.79%) VMware
15 6 (0.68%) NetApp
16 5 (0.56%) Cisco
16 5 (0.56%) ION Trading
16 5 (0.56%) OpenLink
16 5 (0.56%) Telerik
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