Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 289 343 276
Rank change year-on-year +54 -67 +13
Contract jobs citing Derivative 532 676 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.74% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 2.31% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 504 673
England median daily rate £650 £643 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +7.08% -
10th Percentile £478 £466 £414
90th Percentile £781 £775 £763
UK median daily rate £650 £638 £600
% change year-on-year +1.96% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
England median hourly rate - £25.30 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.79% +125.00%
UK median hourly rate - £25.30 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -43.79% +125.00%

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 19,826 29,258 30,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.77% 32.20% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,616 19,271 20,484
England median daily rate £474 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.14% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £663
UK median daily rate £456 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 938 931
England median hourly rate £22.93 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -2.33% +8.83%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.85 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.34% -4.65% +9.95%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 +46 519 £650 - 57
South East +62 10 £638 +90.30%
North of England - 3 £1,100 - 2
North East - 2 £1,100 -
Yorkshire - 1 £308 -
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 359 (67.48%) Front Office
2 352 (66.17%) Finance
3 322 (60.53%) Java
4 306 (57.52%) Fixed Income
5 283 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
6 271 (50.94%) Python
7 262 (49.25%) Asset Management
8 237 (44.55%) AWS
9 234 (43.98%) Software Engineering
10 226 (42.48%) Web Services
11 211 (39.66%) Banking
11 211 (39.66%) Equities
12 182 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 174 (32.71%) SQL
14 162 (30.45%) JavaScript
15 147 (27.63%) Hedge funds
16 144 (27.07%) C#
17 132 (24.81%) React
18 128 (24.06%) Analytics
19 126 (23.68%) J2EE
20 124 (23.31%) Azure
21 123 (23.12%) C++
22 121 (22.74%) Investment Management
23 120 (22.56%) Microservices
24 119 (22.37%) R
25 111 (20.86%) GCP
26 107 (20.11%) Decision-Making
27 106 (19.92%) AngularJS
28 103 (19.36%) Equity Derivative
29 96 (18.05%) Node.js

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 12 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.88%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.69%) Apache
5 6 (1.13%) Confluence
5 6 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) Jetty
6 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (9.77%) FINCAD Analytics
2 12 (2.26%) Markit EDM
3 11 (2.07%) PolarLake
3 11 (2.07%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
4 9 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.75%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.56%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.19%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.19%) HFM
7 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.19%) LongView
7 1 (0.19%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 237 (44.55%) AWS
2 124 (23.31%) Azure
3 111 (20.86%) GCP
4 81 (15.23%) Amazon S3
5 75 (14.10%) Amazon SQS
6 65 (12.22%) AWS Lambda
6 65 (12.22%) Serverless
7 55 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
8 54 (10.15%) OpenShift
9 51 (9.59%) AWS Step Functions
10 40 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 39 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (2.26%) PaaS
13 7 (1.32%) GitHub
13 7 (1.32%) npm
14 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.75%) IaaS
15 4 (0.75%) SaaS
16 3 (0.56%) Yarn
17 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.88%) AMQP
2 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) HTTP
4 2 (0.38%) RTMP
5 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.19%) Internet
5 1 (0.19%) Multicast
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 83 (15.60%) Amazon Athena
3 81 (15.23%) Amazon RDS
4 65 (12.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 63 (11.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 54 (10.15%) MongoDB
6 54 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (8.65%) Amazon Aurora
8 32 (6.02%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.45%) Redis
10 28 (5.26%) RDBMS
11 27 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (5.08%) Couchbase
11 27 (5.08%) DB2
11 27 (5.08%) HBase
11 27 (5.08%) MariaDB
11 27 (5.08%) Neo4j
11 27 (5.08%) SQL Server
12 18 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (3.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (12.97%) RStudio
2 62 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 54 (10.15%) Artifactory
4 28 (5.26%) JIRA
5 23 (4.32%) Git (software)
6 19 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.20%) NUnit
8 16 (3.01%) Maven
9 13 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.44%) Subversion
10 9 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.32%) webpack
12 6 (1.13%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.75%) GitLab
13 4 (0.75%) Grunt
13 4 (0.75%) gulp
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.56%) Gradle
14 3 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 359 (67.48%) Front Office
2 352 (66.17%) Finance
3 211 (39.66%) Banking
4 84 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.32%) Back Office
6 11 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
8 6 (1.13%) French Language
8 6 (1.13%) Retail
9 5 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.94%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Marketing
10 4 (0.75%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (54.14%) Developer
2 123 (23.12%) Java Developer
3 90 (16.92%) AWS Developer
4 76 (14.29%) Analyst
5 66 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 53 (9.96%) Python Developer
7 50 (9.40%) AWS Engineer
8 48 (9.02%) Front Office Developer
9 47 (8.83%) Business Analyst
10 45 (8.46%) Architect
11 41 (7.71%) Lead Developer
12 39 (7.33%) Software Engineer
13 38 (7.14%) Java Engineer
14 36 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (5.83%) NoSQL Developer
16 29 (5.45%) Quantitative Developer
17 28 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
17 28 (5.26%) UI Developer
18 27 (5.08%) C# Developer
19 25 (4.70%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (42.48%) Web Services
2 132 (24.81%) React
3 126 (23.68%) J2EE
4 106 (19.92%) AngularJS
5 96 (18.05%) Node.js
6 93 (17.48%) .NET
7 49 (9.21%) Vue.js
8 39 (7.33%) J2SE
9 28 (5.26%) Spring
10 27 (5.08%) HTML
10 27 (5.08%) Kafka
11 25 (4.70%) NumPy
12 22 (4.14%) SciPy
13 21 (3.95%) REST
13 21 (3.95%) WPF
14 19 (3.57%) Middleware
15 18 (3.38%) Redux
16 17 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (3.20%) Pandas
17 16 (3.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 306 (57.52%) Fixed Income
2 211 (39.66%) Equities
3 182 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 147 (27.63%) Hedge funds
5 103 (19.36%) Equity Derivative
6 75 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
7 66 (12.41%) Blog
8 49 (9.21%) OTC Derivatives
9 35 (6.58%) Market Risk
9 35 (6.58%) Reference Data
10 30 (5.64%) Public Cloud
11 28 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
12 15 (2.82%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.82%) Virtual Team
13 14 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (2.63%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.88%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (1.13%) Exotic Derivative
16 4 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.52%) Linux
2 15 (2.82%) Unix
3 10 (1.88%) Windows
4 7 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Android
6 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Debian
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (49.25%) Asset Management
3 234 (43.98%) Software Engineering
4 128 (24.06%) Analytics
5 121 (22.74%) Investment Management
6 120 (22.56%) Microservices
7 107 (20.11%) Decision-Making
8 86 (16.17%) Portfolio Management
9 79 (14.85%) DevOps
10 70 (13.16%) Migration
11 66 (12.41%) Open Source
12 51 (9.59%) Fund Management
13 50 (9.40%) Business Analysis
14 49 (9.21%) Quantitative Analysis
15 46 (8.65%) TDD
16 45 (8.46%) Risk Analytics
17 44 (8.27%) Deployment Automation
18 43 (8.08%) Mentoring
19 38 (7.14%) Test Automation
20 37 (6.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 322 (60.53%) Java
2 271 (50.94%) Python
3 174 (32.71%) SQL
4 162 (30.45%) JavaScript
5 144 (27.07%) C#
6 123 (23.12%) C++
7 119 (22.37%) R
8 45 (8.46%) Kotlin
9 26 (4.89%) Scala
10 12 (2.26%) F#
10 12 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.26%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.07%) Java 8
11 11 (2.07%) VBA
12 10 (1.88%) C
13 9 (1.69%) Perl
14 8 (1.50%) PHP
15 6 (1.13%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (5.45%) Degree
2 11 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.13%) PhD
5 2 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CIMA
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
6 1 (0.19%) PgMP
6 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.01%) QA
2 8 (1.50%) EMIR
3 4 (0.75%) IFRS
3 4 (0.75%) MiFID
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.38%) GAAP
4 2 (0.38%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 91 (17.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 66 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 59 (11.09%) Terraform
3 8 (1.50%) Ansible
4 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.38%) Control-M
5 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 78 (14.66%) Oracle
2 38 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 37 (6.95%) Google
3 37 (6.95%) Sybase
4 16 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.44%) Reuters
6 12 (2.26%) Charles River
7 6 (1.13%) ION Trading
7 6 (1.13%) Murex
8 5 (0.94%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.75%) SAP
10 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.38%) Tableau
12 1 (0.19%) BMC
12 1 (0.19%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.19%) Informatica
12 1 (0.19%) Sun