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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 362 356
Rank change year-on-year +50 -6  
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 295 268 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 231 227
Median daily rate £625 £613 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £713 £726
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +24.26% -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +41 295 £625 - 54
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 276 (53.18%) Java
2 252 (48.55%) Front Office
3 235 (45.28%) Banking
4 233 (44.89%) Multithreading
5 212 (40.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 210 (40.46%) Finance
7 208 (40.08%) Fixed Income
8 204 (39.31%) Low Latency
9 176 (33.91%) C++
10 151 (29.09%) Investment Banking
11 135 (26.01%) Linux
12 131 (25.24%) C#
13 127 (24.47%) ION Trading
14 115 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
15 110 (21.19%) Equities
16 107 (20.62%) Unix
17 98 (18.88%) SQL
18 90 (17.34%) TIBCO
19 89 (17.15%) Multithreaded Programming
20 87 (16.76%) FIX Protocol
21 80 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
22 79 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading
23 75 (14.45%) Oracle
24 69 (13.29%) ION MarketView
25 68 (13.10%) .NET
26 65 (12.52%) Derivative
27 62 (11.95%) Rendezvous
28 61 (11.75%) SDLC
29 58 (11.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
29 58 (11.18%) STL

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 16 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
5 3 (0.58%) GemFire
6 2 (0.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.39%) MTS
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 69 (13.29%) ION MarketView
2 39 (7.51%) RMDS
3 4 (0.77%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.19%) BondVision
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.50%) Firewall
2 10 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.96%) NAS
3 5 (0.96%) SAN
4 4 (0.77%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.58%) Multicast
6 2 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.40%) KDB
2 42 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.62%) Kdb+
4 18 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.73%) Tick Data
7 8 (1.54%) Big Data
8 7 (1.35%) DB2
9 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.19%) HBase
12 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.19%) MS Access
12 1 (0.19%) MySQL
12 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (9.63%) JUnit
2 26 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.47%) JIRA
3 18 (3.47%) Mockito
4 16 (3.08%) NUnit
5 15 (2.89%) Subversion
5 15 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.70%) TestNG
7 13 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.31%) Maven
9 8 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.35%) Grunt
10 7 (1.35%) gulp
11 6 (1.16%) webpack
12 5 (0.96%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.96%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.77%) Hudson
14 2 (0.39%) GDB
14 2 (0.39%) Selenium
15 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 252 (48.55%) Front Office
2 235 (45.28%) Banking
3 210 (40.46%) Finance
4 151 (29.09%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.89%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.73%) Back Office
6 9 (1.73%) Publishing
7 7 (1.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Retail
8 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (76.11%) Developer
2 195 (37.57%) Java Developer
3 175 (33.72%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 116 (22.35%) C++ Developer
5 95 (18.30%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 69 (13.29%) C# Developer
7 56 (10.79%) Analyst
8 49 (9.44%) Senior Developer
9 46 (8.86%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 42 (8.09%) Front Office Developer
11 40 (7.71%) Senior Java Developer
12 32 (6.17%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 30 (5.78%) Business Analyst
13 30 (5.78%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 25 (4.82%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 25 (4.82%) WPF Developer
15 23 (4.43%) C# WPF Developer
16 21 (4.05%) UI Developer
17 19 (3.66%) KDB Developer
18 18 (3.47%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.76%) FIX Protocol
2 68 (13.10%) .NET
3 62 (11.95%) Rendezvous
4 58 (11.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 58 (11.18%) STL
5 47 (9.06%) WPF
6 34 (6.55%) Middleware
7 33 (6.36%) Spring
8 26 (5.01%) JNI
9 24 (4.62%) HTML
9 24 (4.62%) WinForms
10 22 (4.24%) HTML5
11 21 (4.05%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.05%) XML
12 16 (3.08%) JMS
12 16 (3.08%) Node.js
13 12 (2.31%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.12%) Guice
15 10 (1.93%) CSS
15 10 (1.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 212 (40.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 208 (40.08%) Fixed Income
3 110 (21.19%) Equities
4 80 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (12.52%) Derivative
6 57 (10.98%) Computer Science
7 35 (6.74%) Algorithms
7 35 (6.74%) User Experience
8 29 (5.59%) Fintech
9 20 (3.85%) N-Tier
9 20 (3.85%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.31%) TWAP
10 12 (2.31%) VWAP
11 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Wiki
13 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 135 (26.01%) Linux
2 107 (20.62%) Unix
3 31 (5.97%) Windows
4 21 (4.05%) Solaris
5 8 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (44.89%) Multithreading
2 204 (39.31%) Low Latency
3 115 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (17.15%) Multithreaded Programming
5 79 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 61 (11.75%) SDLC
7 46 (8.86%) OO
8 42 (8.09%) Risk Management
9 38 (7.32%) TDD
10 34 (6.55%) E-Commerce
11 32 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (6.17%) Workflow
12 29 (5.59%) High Availability
13 28 (5.39%) Mathematics
13 28 (5.39%) Scrum
14 27 (5.20%) Market Making
15 26 (5.01%) Migration
16 25 (4.82%) Analytics
17 22 (4.24%) DevOps
17 22 (4.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 276 (53.18%) Java
2 176 (33.91%) C++
3 131 (25.24%) C#
4 98 (18.88%) SQL
5 51 (9.83%) Python
6 33 (6.36%) JavaScript
7 28 (5.39%) C
8 27 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.89%) XAML
10 13 (2.50%) ES6
11 12 (2.31%) Perl
12 11 (2.12%) Scala
13 9 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.35%) Tcl
14 7 (1.35%) VB
15 6 (1.16%) PHP
16 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.96%) Ruby
16 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (10.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.19%) IIBA
3 1 (0.19%) ISEB
3 1 (0.19%) MCSE
3 1 (0.19%) PhD
3 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.06%) MiFID
2 12 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) EMIR
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) HDFS
2 4 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.58%) Ansible
2 3 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.58%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 127 (24.47%) ION Trading
2 90 (17.34%) TIBCO
3 75 (14.45%) Oracle
4 53 (10.21%) Reuters
5 23 (4.43%) Bloomberg
6 21 (4.05%) Solace
7 18 (3.47%) Microsoft
8 16 (3.08%) Sybase
9 12 (2.31%) DevExpress
10 11 (2.12%) Sun
10 11 (2.12%) Syncfusion
11 10 (1.93%) Citrix
11 10 (1.93%) Cognizant
12 9 (1.73%) Murex
13 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.35%) Cisco
14 7 (1.35%) Fidessa
15 6 (1.16%) Google
15 6 (1.16%) Juniper
16 5 (0.96%) Perforce
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