Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 156 179
Rank change year-on-year +93 +23 -63
Contract jobs citing Derivative 604 597 707
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.78% 1.69% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.83% 5.05% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 346 521
Median daily rate £625 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £475 £500 £513
90th Percentile £800 £761 £775
England median daily rate £625 £650 £625
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.05% +342.42% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -52.05% +342.42% -63.33%

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 6,142 11,822 16,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.47% 33.50% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,150 8,207 11,808
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 173 273
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.11% +7.01% +2.69%
10th Percentile £16.65 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.41 £52.90 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +54.70% +13.13% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +134 68 £675 +12.50% 24
South London +45 2 £540 -
East London +43 2 - - 1
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 466 (77.15%) Finance
2 447 (74.01%) Front Office
3 423 (70.03%) Fixed Income
4 393 (65.07%) Python
5 378 (62.58%) Java
6 368 (60.93%) Equities
7 356 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
8 354 (58.61%) Asset Management
9 347 (57.45%) AWS
10 345 (57.12%) Web Services
11 316 (52.32%) Software Engineering
12 292 (48.34%) JavaScript
13 275 (45.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 266 (44.04%) Investment Management
15 264 (43.71%) Hedge funds
16 251 (41.56%) React
17 247 (40.89%) AngularJS
18 191 (31.62%) Vue.js
19 174 (28.81%) Banking
20 170 (28.15%) SQL
21 160 (26.49%) Azure
22 143 (23.68%) GCP
23 137 (22.68%) Investment Banking
24 115 (19.04%) Kotlin
25 114 (18.87%) Serverless
26 112 (18.54%) AWS Lambda
27 111 (18.38%) Node.js
28 110 (18.21%) Amazon S3
28 110 (18.21%) C#
29 108 (17.88%) Amazon EC2

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 51 (8.44%) Apache
2 32 (5.30%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.32%) Jupyter
4 6 (0.99%) Confluence
4 6 (0.99%) JBoss
4 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.83%) Jetty
5 5 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.99%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 27 (4.47%) Markit EDM
2 26 (4.30%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.83%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.83%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.66%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (0.50%) Aligne
5 3 (0.50%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.50%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.33%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 347 (57.45%) AWS
2 160 (26.49%) Azure
3 143 (23.68%) GCP
4 114 (18.87%) Serverless
5 112 (18.54%) AWS Lambda
6 110 (18.21%) Amazon S3
7 108 (17.88%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (7.45%) OpenShift
9 42 (6.95%) Amazon SQS
10 38 (6.29%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Step Functions
12 2 (0.33%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.17%) GitHub
13 1 (0.17%) npm
13 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.16%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.83%) SSH
3 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.17%) DSL
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) SGSN
4 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 50 (8.28%) Apache Ignite
3 48 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 38 (6.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 36 (5.96%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (5.96%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.32%) Redis
8 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.99%) MySQL
10 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.50%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.33%) KDB
13 2 (0.33%) Power BI
13 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (7.78%) RStudio
2 45 (7.45%) Artifactory
3 34 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.30%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.97%) Maven
6 16 (2.65%) JIRA
7 14 (2.32%) Subversion
8 12 (1.99%) Robot Framework
9 10 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.32%) Gradle
11 8 (1.32%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.99%) Selenium
13 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.83%) Ant
14 5 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.83%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 466 (77.15%) Finance
2 447 (74.01%) Front Office
3 174 (28.81%) Banking
4 137 (22.68%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.80%) Back Office
6 3 (0.50%) Advertising
6 3 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.33%) International Banking
7 2 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (0.33%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 392 (64.90%) Developer
2 176 (29.14%) Software Engineer
3 164 (27.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 149 (24.67%) Python Developer
5 117 (19.37%) JavaScript Developer
6 99 (16.39%) AWS Engineer
7 98 (16.23%) Python Engineer
8 96 (15.89%) Analyst
9 84 (13.91%) Java Developer
10 75 (12.42%) Python Software Engineer
11 70 (11.59%) AWS Developer
12 68 (11.26%) Front Office Developer
13 66 (10.93%) JavaScript Engineer
14 47 (7.78%) Business Analyst
15 42 (6.95%) Lead Developer
16 40 (6.62%) AWS Software Engineer
17 37 (6.13%) Finance Manager
18 35 (5.79%) Financial Analyst
19 32 (5.30%) Java Engineer
20 31 (5.13%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (57.12%) Web Services
2 251 (41.56%) React
3 247 (40.89%) AngularJS
4 191 (31.62%) Vue.js
5 111 (18.38%) Node.js
6 89 (14.74%) .NET
7 48 (7.95%) .NET Core
8 37 (6.13%) ASP.NET
8 37 (6.13%) ASP.NET Core
9 33 (5.46%) J2EE
10 32 (5.30%) gRPC
10 32 (5.30%) Protocol Buffers
11 29 (4.80%) J2SE
11 29 (4.80%) Pandas
12 26 (4.30%) Shiny
13 16 (2.65%) HTML
13 16 (2.65%) WPF
14 14 (2.32%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.32%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (1.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 423 (70.03%) Fixed Income
2 368 (60.93%) Equities
3 275 (45.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 264 (43.71%) Hedge funds
5 58 (9.60%) Credit Derivative
6 51 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (5.79%) Blog
7 35 (5.79%) Equity Derivative
8 26 (4.30%) Reference Data
9 22 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (3.15%) Market Risk
11 16 (2.65%) OTC Derivatives
12 15 (2.48%) User Experience
13 11 (1.82%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.66%) Energy Derivatives
15 8 (1.32%) Credit Risk
16 7 (1.16%) Grid Computing
17 6 (0.99%) Robotics
17 6 (0.99%) Swaptions
18 5 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.13%) Linux
2 13 (2.15%) CentOS
3 9 (1.49%) Windows
4 7 (1.16%) Unix
5 5 (0.83%) Android
5 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.83%) Debian
5 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (58.61%) Asset Management
3 316 (52.32%) Software Engineering
4 266 (44.04%) Investment Management
5 87 (14.40%) Analytics
6 80 (13.25%) DevOps
7 77 (12.75%) Migration
8 76 (12.58%) Decision-Making
9 72 (11.92%) Microservices
9 72 (11.92%) Portfolio Management
10 60 (9.93%) Scrum
11 50 (8.28%) Fintech
12 48 (7.95%) Business Analysis
12 48 (7.95%) Electronic Trading
13 44 (7.28%) Open Source
14 41 (6.79%) Deployment Automation
15 35 (5.79%) Multithreading
15 35 (5.79%) Performance Attribution
16 32 (5.30%) TDD
17 30 (4.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 393 (65.07%) Python
2 378 (62.58%) Java
3 292 (48.34%) JavaScript
4 170 (28.15%) SQL
5 115 (19.04%) Kotlin
6 110 (18.21%) C#
7 82 (13.58%) R
8 61 (10.10%) C++
9 58 (9.60%) TypeScript
10 52 (8.61%) Scala
11 23 (3.81%) Clojure
12 21 (3.48%) C
13 16 (2.65%) VBA
14 13 (2.15%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.49%) ES6
15 9 (1.49%) Perl
16 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.99%) Java 8
18 5 (0.83%) ClojureScript
18 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (2.48%) Degree
2 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (0.66%) PhD
4 3 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
1 5 (0.83%) EMIR
2 4 (0.66%) MiFID
2 4 (0.66%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) COREP
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 83 (13.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
2 1 (0.17%) LXC
2 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 70 (11.59%) Terraform
3 8 (1.32%) Consul
3 8 (1.32%) Packer
4 5 (0.83%) Puppet
4 5 (0.83%) Salt
5 3 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.17%) Cloudify
7 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Juju
7 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (13.91%) Google
2 70 (11.59%) Bloomberg
3 27 (4.47%) Reuters
4 26 (4.30%) FactSet
5 24 (3.97%) Oracle
6 9 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.16%) Murex
7 7 (1.16%) Sybase
8 6 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.83%) Axway
9 5 (0.83%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.83%) Hortonworks
9 5 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.83%) Sparx
10 3 (0.50%) Apple
10 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.50%) FIS
10 3 (0.50%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.50%) Solace
11 2 (0.33%) Informatica