The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 459 431
Rank change year-on-year +221 -28  
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 438 164 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 144 173
Median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronic Trading in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronic Trading in England

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading 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 +138 434 £625 - 51
North West - 3 £90 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 457 (63.65%) Java
2 397 (55.29%) Front Office
3 309 (43.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 307 (42.76%) Low Latency
5 304 (42.34%) Banking
6 301 (41.92%) Multithreading
7 293 (40.81%) Finance
8 226 (31.48%) Fixed Income
9 199 (27.72%) Investment Banking
10 186 (25.91%) ION Trading
11 184 (25.63%) C++
12 176 (24.51%) Equities
13 170 (23.68%) C#
14 152 (21.17%) SQL
15 143 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
16 132 (18.38%) TIBCO
17 131 (18.25%) Linux
18 117 (16.30%) SDLC
19 116 (16.16%) FIX Protocol
20 115 (16.02%) Unix
21 109 (15.18%) ION MarketView
22 106 (14.76%) Algorithmic Trading
23 102 (14.21%) Multithreaded Programming
24 98 (13.65%) Oracle
25 90 (12.53%) Greenfield Project
26 86 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
27 83 (11.56%) OO
28 79 (11.00%) Rendezvous
28 79 (11.00%) Derivative
29 78 (10.86%) JavaScript

Electronic Trading
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 21 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
1 21 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (1.11%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.11%) MQSeries
3 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.56%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.42%) Confluence
5 3 (0.42%) GemFire
5 3 (0.42%) MTS
6 2 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 109 (15.18%) ION MarketView
2 30 (4.18%) RMDS
3 4 (0.56%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.28%) Global One
5 2 (0.28%) Postilion
5 2 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.14%) BondVision
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.95%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.81%) Firewall
3 6 (0.84%) NAS
3 6 (0.84%) SAN
3 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.70%) Multicast
5 3 (0.42%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.72%) KDB
2 62 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 38 (5.29%) Kdb+
4 35 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.79%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.37%) Big Data
7 10 (1.39%) DB2
8 7 (0.97%) Tick Data
9 6 (0.84%) HBase
9 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.42%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.42%) OLAP
11 2 (0.28%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.14%) MS Access
12 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (7.10%) JUnit
2 41 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.01%) Subversion
4 33 (4.60%) TeamCity
5 31 (4.32%) Maven
6 28 (3.90%) Mockito
7 23 (3.20%) TestNG
8 16 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.09%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.09%) NUnit
10 13 (1.81%) JIRA
11 11 (1.53%) gulp
12 10 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.25%) Grunt
13 9 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (1.11%) Selenium
14 8 (1.11%) webpack
15 4 (0.56%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.56%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 397 (55.29%) Front Office
2 304 (42.34%) Banking
3 293 (40.81%) Finance
4 199 (27.72%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.81%) Back Office
7 9 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.42%) Legal
8 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) International Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Retail
10 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 549 (76.46%) Developer
2 333 (46.38%) Java Developer
3 247 (34.40%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 174 (24.23%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 86 (11.98%) Senior Developer
6 83 (11.56%) C# Developer
7 74 (10.31%) Analyst
8 67 (9.33%) C++ Developer
9 66 (9.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 59 (8.22%) Low Latency Java Developer
11 45 (6.27%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 45 (6.27%) Front Office Developer
12 40 (5.57%) Business Analyst
13 34 (4.74%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
14 32 (4.46%) UI Developer
15 31 (4.32%) KDB Developer
16 29 (4.04%) WinForms Developer
17 26 (3.62%) Support Analyst
18 25 (3.48%) .NET Developer
18 25 (3.48%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (16.16%) FIX Protocol
2 79 (11.00%) Rendezvous
3 66 (9.19%) HTML
4 62 (8.64%) HTML5
5 58 (8.08%) JNI
6 57 (7.94%) .NET
7 55 (7.66%) Middleware
8 54 (7.52%) WPF
9 51 (7.10%) Spring
10 40 (5.57%) WinForms
11 39 (5.43%) AngularJS
12 38 (5.29%) JMS
13 37 (5.15%) Node.js
14 34 (4.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 33 (4.60%) XML
16 32 (4.46%) STL
17 31 (4.32%) CSS
18 24 (3.34%) Swing
19 23 (3.20%) Guice
20 19 (2.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 309 (43.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 226 (31.48%) Fixed Income
3 176 (24.51%) Equities
4 90 (12.53%) Greenfield Project
5 86 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (11.00%) Derivative
7 50 (6.96%) Computer Science
8 41 (5.71%) Fintech
9 31 (4.32%) User Experience
10 24 (3.34%) Algorithms
10 24 (3.34%) N-Tier
11 19 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 18 (2.51%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.53%) TWAP
13 11 (1.53%) VWAP
14 9 (1.25%) Data Centre
14 9 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.11%) Grid Computing
16 6 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.25%) Linux
2 115 (16.02%) Unix
3 37 (5.15%) Windows
4 12 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.56%) Solaris
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (42.76%) Low Latency
2 301 (41.92%) Multithreading
3 143 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (16.30%) SDLC
5 106 (14.76%) Algorithmic Trading
6 102 (14.21%) Multithreaded Programming
7 83 (11.56%) OO
8 66 (9.19%) TDD
9 54 (7.52%) Test Automation
10 53 (7.38%) Risk Management
11 46 (6.41%) Workflow
12 42 (5.85%) Migration
13 39 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (5.15%) Analytics
15 36 (5.01%) Mathematics
16 35 (4.87%) Data Management
17 33 (4.60%) Market Making
17 33 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
18 32 (4.46%) OOD
19 31 (4.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 457 (63.65%) Java
2 184 (25.63%) C++
3 170 (23.68%) C#
4 152 (21.17%) SQL
5 78 (10.86%) JavaScript
6 70 (9.75%) Python
7 44 (6.13%) C
8 23 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.92%) ES6
9 21 (2.92%) Perl
10 13 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.81%) XAML
11 12 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.25%) PHP
12 9 (1.25%) Scala
12 9 (1.25%) VB
13 8 (1.11%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.84%) VBA
15 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (7.94%) Degree
2 15 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.84%) Master's Degree
3 6 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (0.84%) PhD
4 5 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.70%) PMP
5 1 (0.14%) IIBA
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.31%) MiFID
2 12 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.56%) EMIR
5 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.84%) HDFS
2 3 (0.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.28%) Ansible
2 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 186 (25.91%) ION Trading
2 132 (18.38%) TIBCO
3 98 (13.65%) Oracle
4 42 (5.85%) Sybase
5 41 (5.71%) Reuters
6 34 (4.74%) Bloomberg
7 30 (4.18%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.34%) Solace
9 22 (3.06%) Syncfusion
10 21 (2.92%) DevExpress
11 16 (2.23%) Fidessa
12 14 (1.95%) Murex
13 13 (1.81%) Sun
13 13 (1.81%) Tradeweb
14 11 (1.53%) Currenex
14 11 (1.53%) Perforce
15 10 (1.39%) FXall
16 9 (1.25%) Citrix
17 7 (0.97%) Google
17 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
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