Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 335 222
Rank change year-on-year +120 -113 +11
Contract jobs citing Derivative 1152 715 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 0.73% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.63% 2.19% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 547 898
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £463 £425 £413
90th Percentile £750 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% +17.65% -33.58%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.88 £16.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.13 £18.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +125.00% +17.65% -33.58%

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 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +69 1122 £600 - 58
South East -4 14 £513 +64.00% 1
Midlands - 10 £290 -
East Midlands - 9 £290 -
East of England - 3 £575 - 1
North of England +61 1 £160 -68.78%
North West +25 1 £160 -68.78%
South West +10 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 548 (47.57%) Finance
2 492 (42.71%) Front Office
3 487 (42.27%) Banking
4 377 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 365 (31.68%) Fixed Income
6 357 (30.99%) Java
7 312 (27.08%) SQL
8 305 (26.48%) Investment Banking
9 293 (25.43%) C#
10 288 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 262 (22.74%) Equities
12 206 (17.88%) Equity Derivative
13 187 (16.23%) C++
14 175 (15.19%) SQL Server
15 172 (14.93%) Python
16 170 (14.76%) MiFID
17 147 (12.76%) .NET
18 145 (12.59%) OTC Derivatives
19 136 (11.81%) Multithreading
20 130 (11.28%) Oracle
20 130 (11.28%) TDD
21 124 (10.76%) Risk Management
22 122 (10.59%) Business Analysis
23 112 (9.72%) QA
24 111 (9.64%) Electronic Trading
25 110 (9.55%) Analytics
26 109 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
27 104 (9.03%) SDLC
28 101 (8.77%) Relational Database
29 100 (8.68%) Mathematics

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 24 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.39%) CMS
3 14 (1.22%) IIS
4 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.52%) DataSynapse
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.43%) Confluence
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.26%) nginx
9 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.087%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.087%) Documentum
11 1 (0.087%) FileNet
11 1 (0.087%) GemFire
11 1 (0.087%) JBoss
Applications
1 93 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
3 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.30%) Summit
2 12 (1.04%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.04%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.69%) SunGard GMI
4 6 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.43%) Global One
5 5 (0.43%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.43%) RMDS
6 4 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.17%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.17%) Salerio
8 2 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.087%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.13%) PaaS
2 8 (0.69%) GitHub
3 7 (0.61%) IaaS
3 7 (0.61%) npm
3 7 (0.61%) SaaS
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.087%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.17%) DHCP
3 2 (0.17%) DNS
3 2 (0.17%) DSL
3 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (0.17%) LDAP
3 2 (0.17%) NAS
3 2 (0.17%) SAN
3 2 (0.17%) SMTP
4 1 (0.087%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 101 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 73 (6.34%) RDBMS
4 27 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.08%) DB2
6 23 (2.00%) Big Data
6 23 (2.00%) KDB
7 20 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.74%) MySQL
8 16 (1.39%) Blockchain
8 16 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.78%) Kdb+
11 8 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.52%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.52%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 60 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.51%) JIRA
3 25 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.74%) Subversion
5 17 (1.48%) Maven
5 17 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.30%) Robot Framework
6 15 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.78%) Selenium
9 9 (0.78%) webpack
10 7 (0.61%) Grunt
10 7 (0.61%) gulp
11 6 (0.52%) ProC
12 5 (0.43%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.43%) Mockito
12 5 (0.43%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.35%) JBehave
13 4 (0.35%) NuGet
General
1 548 (47.57%) Finance
2 492 (42.71%) Front Office
3 487 (42.27%) Banking
4 305 (26.48%) Investment Banking
5 51 (4.43%) Back Office
6 44 (3.82%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.82%) Legal
8 13 (1.13%) German Language
9 8 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.43%) Marketing
11 5 (0.43%) Retail
12 4 (0.35%) French Language
12 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) International Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.087%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 591 (51.30%) Developer
2 374 (32.47%) Analyst
3 244 (21.18%) Business Analyst
4 185 (16.06%) Java Developer
5 147 (12.76%) C# Developer
6 105 (9.11%) Senior Developer
7 100 (8.68%) Front Office Developer
8 75 (6.51%) Python Developer
9 57 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 55 (4.77%) Risk Analyst
11 54 (4.69%) C++ Developer
12 51 (4.43%) Quantitative Developer
13 50 (4.34%) Pricing Developer
14 48 (4.17%) Project Manager
15 45 (3.91%) Derivatives Business Analyst
15 45 (3.91%) Qualitative Analyst
15 45 (3.91%) Quantitative Analyst
15 45 (3.91%) WPF Developer
16 44 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
16 44 (3.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (12.76%) .NET
2 86 (7.47%) FIX Protocol
3 82 (7.12%) WPF
4 72 (6.25%) HTML
5 71 (6.16%) XML
6 57 (4.95%) HTML5
7 56 (4.86%) AngularJS
8 54 (4.69%) Spring
9 52 (4.51%) WCF
10 45 (3.91%) CSS
10 45 (3.91%) Middleware
11 40 (3.47%) JMS
12 28 (2.43%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.26%) React
14 23 (2.00%) FpML
14 23 (2.00%) SOAP
15 22 (1.91%) Web Services
16 21 (1.82%) STL
17 19 (1.65%) Entity Framework
17 19 (1.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 365 (31.68%) Fixed Income
2 288 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 262 (22.74%) Equities
4 206 (17.88%) Equity Derivative
5 145 (12.59%) OTC Derivatives
6 109 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (7.47%) Market Risk
8 82 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
9 79 (6.86%) Credit Risk
10 69 (5.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 47 (4.08%) Credit Derivative
12 42 (3.65%) Computer Science
13 39 (3.39%) Data Structures
14 32 (2.78%) Fintech
15 31 (2.69%) Algorithms
16 28 (2.43%) Reference Data
16 28 (2.43%) Swaptions
17 27 (2.34%) User Experience
18 15 (1.30%) Hedge funds
18 15 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.81%) Unix
1 90 (7.81%) Windows
2 79 (6.86%) Linux
3 16 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.04%) Solaris
5 12 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.95%) CentOS
7 3 (0.26%) SUSE
8 2 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.17%) Debian
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (11.81%) Multithreading
3 130 (11.28%) TDD
4 124 (10.76%) Risk Management
5 122 (10.59%) Business Analysis
6 111 (9.64%) Electronic Trading
7 110 (9.55%) Analytics
8 104 (9.03%) SDLC
9 100 (8.68%) Mathematics
10 79 (6.86%) Asset Management
11 72 (6.25%) OO
12 69 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (5.82%) Scrum
14 64 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (5.38%) Test Automation
16 60 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (5.03%) Change Management
17 58 (5.03%) Unit Testing
18 57 (4.95%) Migration
18 57 (4.95%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 357 (30.99%) Java
2 312 (27.08%) SQL
3 293 (25.43%) C#
4 187 (16.23%) C++
5 172 (14.93%) Python
6 94 (8.16%) VBA
7 85 (7.38%) JavaScript
8 59 (5.12%) Scala
9 34 (2.95%) Perl
10 28 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 23 (2.00%) C
12 19 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.65%) Haskell
13 16 (1.39%) Ada
14 15 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.22%) ES6
15 14 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.22%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (5.64%) Degree
2 15 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.87%) PMP
5 9 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.61%) ISEB
7 3 (0.26%) CFA
7 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.26%) PhD
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.087%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.087%) IIBA
9 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (14.76%) MiFID
2 112 (9.72%) QA
3 66 (5.73%) EMIR
4 39 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.52%) SLA
7 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.26%) PMO
8 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.17%) Basel II
9 2 (0.17%) GDPR
10 1 (0.087%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.087%) SEPA
10 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.087%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (2.34%) Docker
2 7 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.61%) HDFS
3 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.26%) XenApp
5 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) Control-M
2 13 (1.13%) Ansible
3 12 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.43%) Puppet
8 4 (0.35%) Mesos
8 4 (0.35%) Nagios
9 3 (0.26%) Oozie
9 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.17%) logstash
10 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.17%) Salt
10 2 (0.17%) SCCM
10 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.087%) Kibana
Vendors
1 130 (11.28%) Oracle
2 81 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.77%) Murex
4 50 (4.34%) Fidessa
5 39 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 36 (3.13%) Bloomberg
7 32 (2.78%) Charles River
8 31 (2.69%) Sybase
9 18 (1.56%) Informatica
10 17 (1.48%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.22%) Reuters
13 12 (1.04%) Calypso
13 12 (1.04%) ION Trading
13 12 (1.04%) Sophis
14 11 (0.95%) DevExpress
14 11 (0.95%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.95%) SunGard
15 10 (0.87%) FIS
16 9 (0.78%) Tradeweb