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 28 June 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.

Derivatives
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 160 114
Rank change year-on-year +52 -46  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 504 346 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.43% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 4.27% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 289 367
Median daily rate £588 £563 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -  
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 7987 8107 8470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.47% 37.35% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 8426 8854
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 200
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.25 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
City of London 0 101 £600 +12.14% 18
Docklands, London +1 4 £575 +4.54%
Canary Wharf +3 3 £580 -3.33%
Mayfair - 2 £1,025 -
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 416 (47.27%) Finance
2 392 (44.55%) Banking
3 391 (44.43%) Front Office
4 313 (35.57%) Fixed Income
5 284 (32.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 269 (30.57%) Java
7 252 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
8 245 (27.84%) Investment Banking
9 225 (25.57%) SQL
10 218 (24.77%) C#
11 211 (23.98%) Equities
12 180 (20.45%) Equity Derivative
13 145 (16.48%) MiFID
14 118 (13.41%) C++
14 118 (13.41%) Unix
15 111 (12.61%) Python
16 109 (12.39%) Oracle
16 109 (12.39%) OTC Derivatives
17 107 (12.16%) Multithreading
18 105 (11.93%) SQL Server
18 105 (11.93%) .NET
19 103 (11.70%) Business Analysis
19 103 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
20 95 (10.80%) TDD
20 95 (10.80%) Risk Management
21 86 (9.77%) JavaScript
22 85 (9.66%) Degree
23 82 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
24 77 (8.75%) OO
25 75 (8.52%) HTML

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 15 (1.70%) CMS
2 10 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.91%) Confluence
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.80%) DataSynapse
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.34%) IIS
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) GemFire
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 70 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.48%) Summit
2 12 (1.36%) Global One
3 10 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.57%) Endur
4 5 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.57%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.45%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.45%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
5 4 (0.45%) Orchestrade
6 3 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.34%) Minerva
6 3 (0.34%) RMDS
6 3 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.34%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.68%) GitHub
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.68%) DHCP
2 6 (0.68%) DNS
2 6 (0.68%) LDAP
2 6 (0.68%) NAS
2 6 (0.68%) SAN
2 6 (0.68%) SMTP
3 5 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (0.57%) iSCSI
4 4 (0.45%) DSL
5 3 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.18%) Big Data
4 24 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.27%) DB2
6 19 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.05%) Data Mart
7 18 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.93%) KDB
9 14 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.48%) Hazelcast
11 12 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.80%) Kdb+
16 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
16 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (4.55%) JIRA
2 27 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.36%) Maven
5 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.25%) Subversion
6 11 (1.25%) webpack
7 9 (1.02%) JUnit
8 8 (0.91%) Selenium
9 7 (0.80%) Gradle
9 7 (0.80%) NUnit
10 6 (0.68%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.68%) Toad
11 5 (0.57%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.57%) Hudson
11 5 (0.57%) Moq
12 4 (0.45%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 416 (47.27%) Finance
2 392 (44.55%) Banking
3 391 (44.43%) Front Office
4 245 (27.84%) Investment Banking
5 51 (5.80%) Back Office
6 38 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.73%) Legal
8 10 (1.14%) German Language
9 9 (1.02%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.68%) Prime Brokerage
10 6 (0.68%) Retail
11 5 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.45%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Advertising
14 2 (0.23%) Marketing
14 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 477 (54.20%) Developer
2 277 (31.48%) Analyst
3 203 (23.07%) Business Analyst
4 160 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 128 (14.55%) C# Developer
6 88 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
7 85 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 57 (6.48%) C++ Developer
9 52 (5.91%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 50 (5.68%) Project Manager
11 48 (5.45%) Python Developer
12 47 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
13 44 (5.00%) .NET Developer
14 41 (4.66%) SQL Developer
15 38 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
16 36 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (3.98%) Support Analyst
18 34 (3.86%) MiFID Business Analyst
19 33 (3.75%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
20 31 (3.52%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (11.93%) .NET
2 75 (8.52%) HTML
3 67 (7.61%) HTML5
4 60 (6.82%) XML
5 58 (6.59%) Spring
6 53 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 46 (5.23%) WPF
8 41 (4.66%) Middleware
9 37 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
10 33 (3.75%) JMS
11 31 (3.52%) CSS
12 29 (3.30%) WCF
13 27 (3.07%) Node.js
14 26 (2.95%) React
15 23 (2.61%) RESTful
16 22 (2.50%) STL
17 20 (2.27%) FpML
18 19 (2.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 19 (2.16%) Murex MxML
18 19 (2.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 313 (35.57%) Fixed Income
2 284 (32.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 211 (23.98%) Equities
4 180 (20.45%) Equity Derivative
5 109 (12.39%) OTC Derivatives
6 103 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (7.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 62 (7.05%) Computer Science
9 50 (5.68%) Credit Derivative
10 46 (5.23%) Algorithms
10 46 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
11 45 (5.11%) Data Structures
12 39 (4.43%) Market Risk
13 31 (3.52%) Credit Risk
14 30 (3.41%) Grid Computing
15 28 (3.18%) Hedge funds
16 27 (3.07%) Fintech
17 23 (2.61%) Reference Data
18 21 (2.39%) Swaptions
19 20 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (13.41%) Unix
2 61 (6.93%) Linux
3 59 (6.70%) Windows
4 7 (0.80%) Solaris
4 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.68%) CentOS
5 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (12.16%) Multithreading
3 103 (11.70%) Business Analysis
4 95 (10.80%) Risk Management
4 95 (10.80%) TDD
5 82 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
6 77 (8.75%) OO
7 72 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (8.18%) Scrum
8 71 (8.07%) Mathematics
9 69 (7.84%) Analytics
10 61 (6.93%) SDLC
11 59 (6.70%) Project Management
12 54 (6.14%) Asset Management
12 54 (6.14%) Change Management
12 54 (6.14%) Workflow
13 50 (5.68%) Migration
14 49 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (5.34%) Investment Management
16 43 (4.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 269 (30.57%) Java
2 225 (25.57%) SQL
3 218 (24.77%) C#
4 118 (13.41%) C++
5 111 (12.61%) Python
6 86 (9.77%) JavaScript
7 65 (7.39%) Scala
8 62 (7.05%) Perl
9 57 (6.48%) VBA
10 44 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.36%) ES6
13 10 (1.14%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.02%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.91%) C
16 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.68%) Korn
18 4 (0.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 85 (9.66%) Degree
2 38 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.14%) CFA
5 10 (1.14%) PMP
6 6 (0.68%) ISEB
7 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.45%) PhD
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.34%) MBA
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Brainbench
10 1 (0.11%) CAPM
10 1 (0.11%) IIBA
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (16.48%) MiFID
2 56 (6.36%) EMIR
3 38 (4.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (3.41%) QA
5 11 (1.25%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.57%) PMO
7 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) FATCA
8 2 (0.23%) FINREP
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.91%) HDFS
2 7 (0.80%) Platform Symphony
3 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.68%) Docker
3 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) NFS
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.36%) Control-M
2 7 (0.80%) Ansible
2 7 (0.80%) Puppet
3 6 (0.68%) Nagios
3 6 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.68%) Salt
3 6 (0.68%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.34%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 109 (12.39%) Oracle
2 73 (8.30%) Murex
3 66 (7.50%) Sybase
4 51 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 30 (3.41%) Bloomberg
6 19 (2.16%) Fidessa
7 17 (1.93%) Reuters
7 17 (1.93%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.48%) Charles River
9 12 (1.36%) Sophis
10 11 (1.25%) Calypso
11 10 (1.14%) IBM
11 10 (1.14%) Informatica
12 8 (0.91%) SimCorp
13 6 (0.68%) NetApp
13 6 (0.68%) VMware
14 5 (0.57%) Cisco
14 5 (0.57%) Infragistics
14 5 (0.57%) ION Trading
14 5 (0.57%) OpenLink
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