The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited eSpeed 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

eSpeed
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 - 623
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% - 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
Median daily rate £593 - £625
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £719 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

eSpeed is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18970 21682 22783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.95% 44.49% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11606 13612 13631
Median daily rate £427 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 721 1031
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

eSpeed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing eSpeed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for eSpeed in England

eSpeed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for eSpeed in England

eSpeed
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for eSpeed in England

eSpeed
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 eSpeed 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 - 2 £593 - 1
eSpeed
UK

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

1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (66.67%) MarketAxess
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MTS
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) ION Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) KDB
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) MiFID
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO

eSpeed
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 2 (66.67%) MTS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BondVision
1 1 (33.33%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Pricing Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Eurex
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (66.67%) ION Trading
2 2 (66.67%) MarketAxess
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO