The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
England / London
Rank 126 120 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 -41  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 380 456 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.95% 2.07% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 5.99% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 360 430
Median daily rate £600 £591 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £463
% change year-on-year +60.00% -32.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Derivative is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6848 7610 7446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.18% 34.51% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4753 5409 5071
Median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 119 141
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% -0.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -26 76 £600 +0.41% 29
Canary Wharf 0 7 £600 +8.84%
Docklands, London -4 1 £550 -15.64%
Derivative
England

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 398 (50.19%) Finance
2 367 (46.28%) Front Office
3 330 (41.61%) Banking
4 241 (30.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 237 (29.89%) Fixed Income
6 223 (28.12%) Java
7 217 (27.36%) Equities
8 201 (25.35%) Investment Banking
9 191 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
10 182 (22.95%) SQL
11 156 (19.67%) C#
12 148 (18.66%) Equity Derivative
13 128 (16.14%) MiFID
14 116 (14.63%) Unix
15 100 (12.61%) Multithreading
16 97 (12.23%) Business Analysis
17 89 (11.22%) OTC Derivatives
18 88 (11.10%) C++
19 87 (10.97%) Risk Management
20 86 (10.84%) Oracle
21 76 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
22 74 (9.33%) OO
23 73 (9.21%) .NET
23 73 (9.21%) Degree
24 72 (9.08%) Back Office
25 71 (8.95%) Linux
25 71 (8.95%) Murex
26 70 (8.83%) Asset Management
27 69 (8.70%) Mathematics
27 69 (8.70%) HTML

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (2.77%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.13%) Confluence
3 8 (1.01%) IIS
3 8 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.76%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.63%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.50%) Apache
7 4 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.38%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.25%) CMS
9 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.50%) LaTeX
3 4 (0.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.50%) MS Project
3 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.38%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (2.40%) Summit
2 14 (1.77%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.76%) Orchestrade
3 6 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.63%) Global One
4 5 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.63%) Minerva
4 5 (0.63%) RMDS
4 5 (0.63%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.50%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.25%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.25%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.63%) DHCP
2 5 (0.63%) DNS
3 4 (0.50%) LDAP
3 4 (0.50%) NAS
3 4 (0.50%) SAN
3 4 (0.50%) SMTP
4 3 (0.38%) DSL
4 3 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.91%) Big Data
4 24 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 23 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.77%) DB2
7 18 (2.27%) Data Mart
7 18 (2.27%) KDB
8 15 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.76%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.76%) MS Access
13 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.63%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.50%) HBase
15 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (2.77%) JIRA
2 21 (2.65%) Subversion
3 20 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.51%) Maven
6 11 (1.39%) JUnit
7 10 (1.26%) Hudson
8 8 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.01%) webpack
9 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.76%) NUnit
11 5 (0.63%) Ant
11 5 (0.63%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.63%) Gradle
11 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.50%) Build Forge
12 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.50%) Mockito
12 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 398 (50.19%) Finance
2 367 (46.28%) Front Office
3 330 (41.61%) Banking
4 201 (25.35%) Investment Banking
5 72 (9.08%) Back Office
6 27 (3.40%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.89%) Legal
8 9 (1.13%) Prime Brokerage
9 7 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.76%) French Language
10 6 (0.76%) Marketing
11 5 (0.63%) German Language
11 5 (0.63%) Retail
12 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.50%) Automotive
13 3 (0.38%) Law
13 3 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (46.91%) Developer
2 300 (37.83%) Analyst
3 214 (26.99%) Business Analyst
4 152 (19.17%) Java Developer
5 72 (9.08%) C# Developer
6 68 (8.58%) Senior Developer
7 61 (7.69%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 59 (7.44%) Front Office Developer
9 58 (7.31%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 49 (6.18%) Project Manager
11 46 (5.80%) C++ Developer
12 45 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (4.16%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 33 (4.16%) Support Analyst
14 32 (4.04%) Quantitative Developer
15 30 (3.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 28 (3.53%) IT Business Analyst
17 26 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
18 25 (3.15%) Python Developer
18 25 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.21%) .NET
2 69 (8.70%) HTML
3 63 (7.94%) HTML5
4 54 (6.81%) Spring
5 47 (5.93%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (5.67%) XML
7 39 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 35 (4.41%) WPF
9 33 (4.16%) JMS
10 32 (4.04%) Middleware
11 24 (3.03%) CSS
12 23 (2.90%) WCF
13 20 (2.52%) Murex MxML
14 18 (2.27%) RESTful
14 18 (2.27%) Web Services
15 14 (1.77%) FpML
15 14 (1.77%) JSON
15 14 (1.77%) React
16 13 (1.64%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 241 (30.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 237 (29.89%) Fixed Income
3 217 (27.36%) Equities
4 148 (18.66%) Equity Derivative
5 89 (11.22%) OTC Derivatives
6 76 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (6.68%) Computer Science
7 53 (6.68%) Market Risk
8 49 (6.18%) Credit Derivative
9 33 (4.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 23 (2.90%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.90%) Grid Computing
11 21 (2.65%) Fintech
12 19 (2.40%) User Experience
13 18 (2.27%) Credit Risk
14 17 (2.14%) Reference Data
15 16 (2.02%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.51%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.51%) Management Information System
17 11 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.63%) Unix
2 71 (8.95%) Linux
3 34 (4.29%) Windows
4 10 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.88%) Solaris
6 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.50%) CentOS
8 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (12.61%) Multithreading
3 97 (12.23%) Business Analysis
4 87 (10.97%) Risk Management
5 74 (9.33%) OO
6 70 (8.83%) Asset Management
7 69 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 68 (8.58%) TDD
9 66 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (8.07%) Analytics
10 64 (8.07%) Electronic Trading
11 62 (7.82%) Scrum
12 55 (6.94%) Change Management
13 54 (6.81%) SDLC
14 53 (6.68%) Project Management
15 49 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (5.67%) Investment Management
16 45 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 44 (5.55%) Low Latency
18 40 (5.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 223 (28.12%) Java
2 182 (22.95%) SQL
3 156 (19.67%) C#
4 88 (11.10%) C++
5 67 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 66 (8.32%) Python
7 57 (7.19%) Perl
7 57 (7.19%) Scala
8 32 (4.04%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.15%) VBA
10 20 (2.52%) C
11 17 (2.14%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.77%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.39%) Haskell
15 8 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.01%) ES6
16 6 (0.76%) Korn
16 6 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (9.21%) Degree
2 11 (1.39%) PhD
3 7 (0.88%) CFA
3 7 (0.88%) ISEB
4 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.38%) MBA
4 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.38%) PMP
5 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.13%) CAPM
6 1 (0.13%) IIBA
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (16.14%) MiFID
2 45 (5.67%) EMIR
3 32 (4.04%) QA
4 31 (3.91%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.01%) SLA
6 6 (0.76%) PMO
7 5 (0.63%) FATCA
8 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.25%) Basel III
9 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) IFRS
10 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (1.13%) HDFS
2 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.63%) Docker
3 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.50%) NFS
3 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.51%) Control-M
2 5 (0.63%) Puppet
2 5 (0.63%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.50%) Ansible
3 4 (0.50%) Nagios
3 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.50%) Salt
4 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 86 (10.84%) Oracle
2 71 (8.95%) Murex
3 52 (6.56%) Sybase
4 35 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.40%) Bloomberg
6 21 (2.65%) Fidessa
7 20 (2.52%) TIBCO
8 18 (2.27%) Charles River
8 18 (2.27%) Reuters
9 11 (1.39%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.01%) SimCorp
11 7 (0.88%) IBM
11 7 (0.88%) SmartStream
11 7 (0.88%) Sophis
12 6 (0.76%) Perforce
13 5 (0.63%) Adobe
13 5 (0.63%) Informatica
14 4 (0.50%) Cisco
14 4 (0.50%) NetApp
14 4 (0.50%) VMware
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