Period
to 4 July 2020

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 6 months to 4 July 2020 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.

Derivatives
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 217 178
Rank change year-on-year +134 -39 -51
Contract jobs citing Derivative 509 518 743
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.89% 1.25% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.70% 3.58% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 360 548
Median daily rate £650 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £500 £513 £469
90th Percentile £813 £735 £763
England median daily rate £650 £650 £625
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.30 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% -68.38% +52.38%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.30 £80.00
% change year-on-year +38.37% -68.38% +52.38%

Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,613 14,471 16,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.55% 34.97% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,610 10,081 11,766
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 230 266
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £15.05 £13.98 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.92 £21.90
% change year-on-year +48.17% -4.46% +11.27%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Derivative as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Derivative in London.

Daily rate trend for Derivative in London

Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Derivative in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Derivative in London

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Derivative in London.

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 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
Central London +90 33 £625 -3.85% 13
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 402 (78.98%) Front Office
2 385 (75.64%) Finance
3 350 (68.76%) Fixed Income
4 332 (65.23%) Agile Software Development
5 303 (59.53%) Asset Management
6 292 (57.37%) Java
7 281 (55.21%) Equities
8 280 (55.01%) Web Services
8 280 (55.01%) Python
8 280 (55.01%) AWS
9 259 (50.88%) Software Engineering
10 232 (45.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 232 (45.58%) Hedge funds
11 214 (42.04%) JavaScript
12 210 (41.26%) Banking
13 206 (40.47%) Investment Management
14 200 (39.29%) AngularJS
15 193 (37.92%) React
16 177 (34.77%) DevOps
17 171 (33.60%) Investment Banking
18 166 (32.61%) Decision-Making
19 153 (30.06%) Vue.js
20 137 (26.92%) SQL
21 133 (26.13%) Azure
22 128 (25.15%) Business Analysis
23 121 (23.77%) C#
24 118 (23.18%) GCP
25 115 (22.59%) .NET
26 112 (22.00%) Portfolio Management
27 104 (20.43%) RStudio

Derivative
Co-occurring 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 2 (0.39%) Jupyter
1 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.20%) CMS
2 1 (0.20%) Confluence
2 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.20%) JBoss
2 1 (0.20%) Jetty
2 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Front Arena
2 8 (1.57%) FINCAD Analytics
3 7 (1.38%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.18%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.98%) Orchestrade
6 4 (0.79%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.59%) Aligne
7 3 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.39%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.20%) Misys Opics
9 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 280 (55.01%) AWS
2 133 (26.13%) Azure
3 118 (23.18%) GCP
4 85 (16.70%) OpenShift
5 78 (15.32%) Amazon S3
5 78 (15.32%) AWS Lambda
5 78 (15.32%) Serverless
6 76 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (14.93%) Amazon SQS
7 74 (14.54%) Amazon ECS
8 68 (13.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.77%) AWS Step Functions
10 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.79%) IaaS
10 4 (0.79%) npm
10 4 (0.79%) PaaS
10 4 (0.79%) SaaS
11 3 (0.59%) GitHub
12 2 (0.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.59%) HTTP
1 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.39%) Multicast
3 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.73%) Amazon Redshift
2 69 (13.56%) Amazon RDS
3 41 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 30 (5.89%) NoSQL
5 24 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.13%) Redis
7 15 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.57%) Amazon Athena
9 8 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.38%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.38%) DB2
10 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.38%) HBase
10 7 (1.38%) KDB
10 7 (1.38%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.38%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.18%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 104 (20.43%) RStudio
2 85 (16.70%) Artifactory
3 74 (14.54%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.91%) JIRA
5 24 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 21 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (3.73%) Subversion
8 13 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.57%) Maven
10 4 (0.79%) git-flow
10 4 (0.79%) Grunt
10 4 (0.79%) gulp
10 4 (0.79%) Robot Framework
10 4 (0.79%) webpack
11 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.39%) JUnit
12 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 402 (78.98%) Front Office
2 385 (75.64%) Finance
3 210 (41.26%) Banking
4 171 (33.60%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.34%) Back Office
6 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.18%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) French Language
8 3 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (0.59%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 310 (60.90%) Developer
2 171 (33.60%) AWS Developer
3 160 (31.43%) AWS Engineer
4 115 (22.59%) Java Developer
5 98 (19.25%) Python Developer
6 73 (14.34%) Software Engineer
7 64 (12.57%) AWS Software Engineer
8 63 (12.38%) Analyst
8 63 (12.38%) Python Engineer
9 60 (11.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 57 (11.20%) Front Office Developer
11 50 (9.82%) Java Engineer
12 42 (8.25%) Business Analyst
13 41 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (6.88%) AWS DevOps
15 34 (6.68%) Lead Developer
15 34 (6.68%) Lead Java Developer
16 33 (6.48%) Java Software Developer
16 33 (6.48%) Lead Software Developer
16 33 (6.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (55.01%) Web Services
2 200 (39.29%) AngularJS
3 193 (37.92%) React
4 153 (30.06%) Vue.js
5 115 (22.59%) .NET
6 99 (19.45%) J2EE
7 66 (12.97%) J2SE
8 63 (12.38%) .NET Core
9 58 (11.39%) Node.js
10 47 (9.23%) ASP.NET
11 42 (8.25%) ASP.NET Core
12 26 (5.11%) WPF
13 19 (3.73%) HTML
14 14 (2.75%) WCF
15 13 (2.55%) HTML5
16 11 (2.16%) Pandas
17 10 (1.96%) CSS
17 10 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
18 9 (1.77%) .NET Framework
18 9 (1.77%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 350 (68.76%) Fixed Income
2 281 (55.21%) Equities
3 232 (45.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 232 (45.58%) Hedge funds
4 49 (9.63%) Equity Derivative
5 41 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (5.50%) OTC Derivatives
7 26 (5.11%) Blog
8 18 (3.54%) Credit Derivative
9 17 (3.34%) Public Cloud
10 16 (3.14%) Market Risk
11 13 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (2.36%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (1.57%) Swaptions
15 7 (1.38%) Reference Data
15 7 (1.38%) User Experience
16 4 (0.79%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.72%) Linux
2 9 (1.77%) Unix
3 6 (1.18%) Windows
4 4 (0.79%) Solaris
5 3 (0.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Debian
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (65.23%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (59.53%) Asset Management
3 259 (50.88%) Software Engineering
4 206 (40.47%) Investment Management
5 177 (34.77%) DevOps
6 166 (32.61%) Decision-Making
7 128 (25.15%) Business Analysis
8 112 (22.00%) Portfolio Management
9 85 (16.70%) Microservices
10 78 (15.32%) Migration
11 69 (13.56%) Deployment Automation
12 64 (12.57%) Analytics
13 60 (11.79%) Fintech
14 50 (9.82%) Front End Development
15 43 (8.45%) TDD
16 41 (8.06%) Scrum
17 39 (7.66%) Risk Analysis
18 35 (6.88%) Infrastructure Automation
19 31 (6.09%) Multithreading
20 29 (5.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (57.37%) Java
2 280 (55.01%) Python
3 214 (42.04%) JavaScript
4 137 (26.92%) SQL
5 121 (23.77%) C#
6 97 (19.06%) R
7 52 (10.22%) C++
8 29 (5.70%) VBA
9 21 (4.13%) Kotlin
10 13 (2.55%) MATLAB
10 13 (2.55%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.77%) Scala
12 8 (1.57%) ES6
13 5 (0.98%) Perl
13 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.98%) VB
14 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.39%) C
15 2 (0.39%) Java 8
15 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (2.95%) Degree
2 4 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.20%) ACCA
4 1 (0.20%) CIMA
4 1 (0.20%) ISEB
4 1 (0.20%) MBA
4 1 (0.20%) PhD
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.98%) PMO
1 5 (0.98%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) EMIR
2 3 (0.59%) UCITS
3 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.39%) IFRS
3 2 (0.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) Basel III
4 1 (0.20%) COREP
4 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) GAAP
4 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (19.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) NFS
2 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 89 (17.49%) Kubernetes
2 74 (14.54%) Terraform
3 5 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.79%) Ansible
4 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Consul
5 2 (0.39%) Packer
6 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 90 (17.68%) Google
2 54 (10.61%) Bloomberg
3 43 (8.45%) Oracle
4 29 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.75%) Sybase
6 6 (1.18%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.18%) Murex
7 5 (0.98%) Reuters
8 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.59%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.59%) FIS
9 3 (0.59%) OpenLink
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.59%) Sophis
9 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.39%) FXall
10 2 (0.39%) Informatica
10 2 (0.39%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.20%) DevExpress