Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 540 466
Rank change year-on-year +288 -74 -90
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 962 338 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 287 379
England median daily rate £650 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £500 £450 £475
90th Percentile £775 £725 £720
UK median daily rate £630 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +0.80% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 +174 952 £650 +4.00% 43
West Midlands +33 6 £388 +39.39% 1
Midlands +30 6 £388 -8.82% 1
North of England +61 4 £500 -
North West +25 2 £90 -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 567 (58.94%) Java
2 512 (53.22%) Front Office
3 449 (46.67%) Banking
4 430 (44.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 397 (41.27%) Low Latency
6 364 (37.84%) Finance
7 352 (36.59%) Multithreading
8 239 (24.84%) Fixed Income
9 235 (24.43%) Investment Banking
10 198 (20.58%) C#
11 194 (20.17%) Linux
12 192 (19.96%) SQL
13 187 (19.44%) FIX Protocol
14 181 (18.81%) C++
15 176 (18.30%) ION Trading
16 173 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
17 154 (16.01%) TIBCO
18 142 (14.76%) Algorithmic Trading
19 141 (14.66%) Unix
20 137 (14.24%) ION MarketView
21 135 (14.03%) Equities
22 131 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
23 113 (11.75%) SDLC
24 109 (11.33%) OO
25 108 (11.23%) Derivative
26 104 (10.81%) Python
27 103 (10.71%) Multithreaded Programming
28 91 (9.46%) Sybase
29 87 (9.04%) Rendezvous
30 85 (8.84%) Oracle

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 14 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.94%) MQSeries
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.62%) GemFire
5 4 (0.42%) Apache
5 4 (0.42%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 137 (14.24%) ION MarketView
2 27 (2.81%) RMDS
3 20 (2.08%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 6 (0.62%) Kondor
5 2 (0.21%) Postilion
6 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (0.62%) npm
1 6 (0.62%) Yarn
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.22%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.81%) FIX Connectivity
3 15 (1.56%) Firewall
4 5 (0.52%) LAN
5 2 (0.21%) Multicast
6 1 (0.10%) BGP
6 1 (0.10%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.10%) FTP
6 1 (0.10%) NAS
6 1 (0.10%) OSPF
6 1 (0.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.73%) KDB
3 35 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.60%) Big Data
5 17 (1.77%) Kdb+
6 14 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 14 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.35%) Blockchain
7 13 (1.35%) OLAP
8 10 (1.04%) DB2
8 10 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.52%) SQLite
12 4 (0.42%) HBase
13 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.31%) Redis
14 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (6.24%) TeamCity
2 45 (4.68%) Subversion
3 44 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 36 (3.74%) Maven
5 24 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (1.77%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.66%) JIRA
7 16 (1.66%) JUnit
8 15 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.46%) Gradle
10 12 (1.25%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.14%) Mockito
12 9 (0.94%) Robot Framework
12 9 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.62%) TestNG
14 3 (0.31%) NuGet
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.21%) Grunt
15 2 (0.21%) jMock
General
1 512 (53.22%) Front Office
2 449 (46.67%) Banking
3 364 (37.84%) Finance
4 235 (24.43%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.29%) Back Office
7 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.10%) International Banking
10 1 (0.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.10%) Marketing
10 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 686 (71.31%) Developer
2 402 (41.79%) Java Developer
3 283 (29.42%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 207 (21.52%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 148 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 129 (13.41%) C# Developer
7 106 (11.02%) Analyst
8 97 (10.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 80 (8.32%) Front Office Developer
10 76 (7.90%) Business Analyst
11 73 (7.59%) C++ Developer
12 46 (4.78%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 41 (4.26%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 36 (3.74%) WPF Developer
15 33 (3.43%) C# WPF Developer
16 32 (3.33%) Electronic Trading Support
17 30 (3.12%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
17 30 (3.12%) KDB Developer
18 29 (3.01%) Support Analyst
19 26 (2.70%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (19.44%) FIX Protocol
2 87 (9.04%) Rendezvous
3 72 (7.48%) HTML
4 69 (7.17%) WPF
5 66 (6.86%) HTML5
6 63 (6.55%) .NET
7 58 (6.03%) TIBCO EMS
8 49 (5.09%) JMS
9 47 (4.89%) Middleware
10 38 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 37 (3.85%) WinForms
12 35 (3.64%) XML
13 33 (3.43%) JNI
14 24 (2.49%) Spring
15 19 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (1.98%) Node.js
15 19 (1.98%) STL
15 19 (1.98%) XSD
15 19 (1.98%) XSLT
16 18 (1.87%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 430 (44.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 239 (24.84%) Fixed Income
3 135 (14.03%) Equities
4 131 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
5 108 (11.23%) Derivative
6 81 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (7.90%) Computer Science
8 34 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
9 31 (3.22%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.77%) Fintech
11 15 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 10 (1.04%) Market Risk
14 9 (0.94%) User Experience
15 7 (0.73%) Reference Data
16 5 (0.52%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.52%) Grid Computing
17 4 (0.42%) Credit Derivative
17 4 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 194 (20.17%) Linux
2 141 (14.66%) Unix
3 51 (5.30%) Windows
4 36 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (41.27%) Low Latency
2 352 (36.59%) Multithreading
3 173 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (14.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 113 (11.75%) SDLC
6 109 (11.33%) OO
7 103 (10.71%) Multithreaded Programming
8 85 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 72 (7.48%) Risk Management
10 67 (6.96%) TDD
11 66 (6.86%) Market Making
12 64 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (6.24%) Performance Tuning
14 59 (6.13%) Mathematics
14 59 (6.13%) MVVM
15 56 (5.82%) E-Commerce
16 54 (5.61%) High Availability
17 52 (5.41%) Migration
18 50 (5.20%) OOD
19 46 (4.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 567 (58.94%) Java
2 198 (20.58%) C#
3 192 (19.96%) SQL
4 181 (18.81%) C++
5 104 (10.81%) Python
6 84 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 44 (4.57%) Perl
8 40 (4.16%) C
9 20 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.04%) Scala
13 8 (0.83%) VBA
14 7 (0.73%) PHP
15 6 (0.62%) ES6
16 4 (0.42%) Haskell
16 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.42%) VB
17 3 (0.31%) Korn
18 2 (0.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 78 (8.11%) Degree
2 31 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.98%) PhD
4 13 (1.35%) PMP
5 11 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.10%) CCIE
8 1 (0.10%) CCNP
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.55%) MiFID
2 25 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.10%) EMIR
4 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.25%) Ansible
2 11 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 2 (0.21%) MOM
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 176 (18.30%) ION Trading
2 154 (16.01%) TIBCO
3 91 (9.46%) Sybase
4 85 (8.84%) Oracle
5 66 (6.86%) Bloomberg
6 49 (5.09%) Reuters
7 47 (4.89%) Microsoft
8 38 (3.95%) Currenex
9 33 (3.43%) Tradeweb
10 26 (2.70%) FXall
11 24 (2.49%) Perforce
12 14 (1.46%) Solace
13 8 (0.83%) Sun
14 7 (0.73%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.73%) Murex
15 5 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.52%) IBM
15 5 (0.52%) Informatica
15 5 (0.52%) Red Hat
16 4 (0.42%) Apple