Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 177 94
Rank change year-on-year +66 -83 +14
Contract jobs citing Derivative 1117 666 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 1.49% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.13% 4.06% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 520 868
London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £463 £425 £425
90th Percentile £750 £726 £713
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £17.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +125.00% +17.65% -33.58%

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 18216 16395 17482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.03% 36.78% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13054 11620 12294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £680 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 250 306
London median hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Central London +44 256 £625 +4.17% 47
East London -8 15 £588 +12.98%
South London -21 12 £525 -
North London - 1 - -
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 544 (48.70%) Finance
2 497 (44.49%) Front Office
3 485 (43.42%) Banking
4 365 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
5 363 (32.50%) Fixed Income
6 358 (32.05%) Java
7 305 (27.31%) Investment Banking
8 295 (26.41%) SQL
9 292 (26.14%) C#
10 286 (25.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 257 (23.01%) Equities
12 203 (18.17%) Equity Derivative
13 186 (16.65%) C++
14 170 (15.22%) Python
15 168 (15.04%) MiFID
16 164 (14.68%) SQL Server
17 145 (12.98%) .NET
17 145 (12.98%) OTC Derivatives
18 134 (12.00%) Multithreading
19 129 (11.55%) TDD
20 123 (11.01%) Risk Management
21 121 (10.83%) Oracle
22 119 (10.65%) Business Analysis
23 109 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
23 109 (9.76%) QA
24 108 (9.67%) Analytics
25 106 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
26 102 (9.13%) SDLC
27 99 (8.86%) Mathematics
28 96 (8.59%) VBA

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 26 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.25%) CMS
2 14 (1.25%) IIS
3 9 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.54%) DataSynapse
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.45%) Confluence
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.27%) nginx
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.090%) GemFire
10 1 (0.090%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
3 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) Summit
2 13 (1.16%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.07%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.72%) SunGard GMI
5 5 (0.45%) Global One
5 5 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.45%) LatentZero
5 5 (0.45%) RMDS
6 4 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.18%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.18%) Salerio
8 2 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.16%) PaaS
2 8 (0.72%) GitHub
3 7 (0.63%) IaaS
3 7 (0.63%) npm
3 7 (0.63%) SaaS
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.090%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.18%) DHCP
2 2 (0.18%) DNS
2 2 (0.18%) DSL
2 2 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.18%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.18%) LDAP
2 2 (0.18%) NAS
2 2 (0.18%) SAN
2 2 (0.18%) SMTP
3 1 (0.090%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 91 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 64 (5.73%) RDBMS
4 28 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 22 (1.97%) Big Data
5 22 (1.97%) KDB
6 20 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.43%) Blockchain
9 13 (1.16%) DB2
9 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.90%) MySQL
11 8 (0.72%) Kdb+
12 7 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 61 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.57%) JIRA
3 25 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.70%) Subversion
5 17 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.43%) Maven
7 15 (1.34%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.25%) Robot Framework
8 14 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.81%) Selenium
10 9 (0.81%) webpack
11 7 (0.63%) Grunt
11 7 (0.63%) gulp
12 6 (0.54%) ProC
13 5 (0.45%) Mockito
13 5 (0.45%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.36%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.36%) JBehave
14 4 (0.36%) NuGet
General
1 544 (48.70%) Finance
2 497 (44.49%) Front Office
3 485 (43.42%) Banking
4 305 (27.31%) Investment Banking
5 52 (4.66%) Back Office
6 43 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.79%) Legal
8 12 (1.07%) German Language
9 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.45%) Marketing
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
12 4 (0.36%) Retail
13 3 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) International Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.090%) Advertising
15 1 (0.090%) Law
15 1 (0.090%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 579 (51.84%) Developer
2 367 (32.86%) Analyst
3 239 (21.40%) Business Analyst
4 187 (16.74%) Java Developer
5 145 (12.98%) C# Developer
6 105 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 101 (9.04%) Front Office Developer
8 74 (6.62%) Python Developer
9 58 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 55 (4.92%) Risk Analyst
11 52 (4.66%) C++ Developer
12 49 (4.39%) Pricing Developer
12 49 (4.39%) Quantitative Developer
13 47 (4.21%) Project Manager
14 45 (4.03%) Qualitative Analyst
14 45 (4.03%) Quantitative Analyst
14 45 (4.03%) SQL Developer
14 45 (4.03%) WPF Developer
15 44 (3.94%) Derivatives Business Analyst
16 43 (3.85%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (12.98%) .NET
2 84 (7.52%) FIX Protocol
3 82 (7.34%) WPF
4 72 (6.45%) HTML
5 69 (6.18%) XML
6 56 (5.01%) AngularJS
6 56 (5.01%) HTML5
7 54 (4.83%) Spring
8 52 (4.66%) WCF
9 46 (4.12%) CSS
10 44 (3.94%) Middleware
11 39 (3.49%) JMS
12 29 (2.60%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.33%) React
14 23 (2.06%) FpML
15 19 (1.70%) Entity Framework
15 19 (1.70%) Node.js
15 19 (1.70%) STL
16 18 (1.61%) WinForms
17 17 (1.52%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 363 (32.50%) Fixed Income
2 286 (25.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 257 (23.01%) Equities
4 203 (18.17%) Equity Derivative
5 145 (12.98%) OTC Derivatives
6 106 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (7.61%) Market Risk
8 81 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
9 78 (6.98%) Credit Risk
10 68 (6.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 46 (4.12%) Credit Derivative
12 42 (3.76%) Computer Science
13 39 (3.49%) Data Structures
14 32 (2.86%) Fintech
15 30 (2.69%) Algorithms
16 27 (2.42%) Reference Data
16 27 (2.42%) Swaptions
17 26 (2.33%) User Experience
18 15 (1.34%) Hedge funds
18 15 (1.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.16%) Unix
2 77 (6.89%) Windows
3 55 (4.92%) Linux
4 14 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.07%) Solaris
5 12 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) CentOS
6 2 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (12.00%) Multithreading
3 129 (11.55%) TDD
4 123 (11.01%) Risk Management
5 119 (10.65%) Business Analysis
6 109 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
7 108 (9.67%) Analytics
8 102 (9.13%) SDLC
9 99 (8.86%) Mathematics
10 79 (7.07%) Asset Management
11 70 (6.27%) OO
12 67 (6.00%) Scrum
12 67 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 64 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (5.46%) Test Automation
15 59 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (5.19%) Quantitative Research
17 57 (5.10%) Change Management
17 57 (5.10%) Unit Testing
18 55 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 358 (32.05%) Java
2 295 (26.41%) SQL
3 292 (26.14%) C#
4 186 (16.65%) C++
5 170 (15.22%) Python
6 96 (8.59%) VBA
7 84 (7.52%) JavaScript
8 60 (5.37%) Scala
9 35 (3.13%) Perl
10 22 (1.97%) Haskell
11 19 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.43%) Ada
13 15 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.25%) ES6
14 14 (1.25%) Kotlin
14 14 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.25%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.25%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.16%) C
16 10 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (5.73%) Degree
2 15 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.90%) PMP
5 9 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.63%) ISEB
7 3 (0.27%) CFA
7 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.27%) PhD
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.090%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.090%) IIBA
9 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (15.04%) MiFID
2 109 (9.76%) QA
3 66 (5.91%) EMIR
4 39 (3.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.36%) PMO
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Basel II
8 2 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.090%) SLA
9 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.090%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (2.42%) Docker
2 7 (0.63%) HDFS
3 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) NFS
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.43%) Control-M
2 12 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.90%) Ansible
3 10 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.36%) Mesos
5 4 (0.36%) Nagios
6 3 (0.27%) Oozie
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.18%) Salt
7 2 (0.18%) SCCM
7 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.090%) Kibana
Vendors
1 121 (10.83%) Oracle
2 68 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.01%) Murex
4 49 (4.39%) Fidessa
5 38 (3.40%) TIBCO
6 35 (3.13%) Bloomberg
7 32 (2.86%) Charles River
8 31 (2.78%) Sybase
9 18 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.61%) Informatica
10 13 (1.16%) Reuters
11 12 (1.07%) Calypso
11 12 (1.07%) ION Trading
11 12 (1.07%) Sophis
12 11 (0.98%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.98%) Infragistics
12 11 (0.98%) SunGard
13 10 (0.90%) FIS
14 9 (0.81%) Tradeweb
15 8 (0.72%) IBM