Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 172 122
Rank change year-on-year -45 -50 +32
Contract jobs citing Derivative 515 750 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.62% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.58% 4.52% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 549 666
London median daily rate £650 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £513 £475 £453
90th Percentile £750 £763 £725
England median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 14,394 16,577 15,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.19% 35.88% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,101 11,783 10,824
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 264 232
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.04 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -8.56% +14.04% -1.70%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -67 64 £650 +4.00% 24
East London +2 3 £605 -3.20% 2
Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 312 (60.58%) Front Office
2 259 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (48.93%) Finance
4 230 (44.66%) Banking
5 205 (39.81%) Java
6 185 (35.92%) Fixed Income
7 178 (34.56%) C#
8 165 (32.04%) SQL
9 147 (28.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 132 (25.63%) Equities
11 125 (24.27%) Equity Derivative
12 124 (24.08%) Asset Management
13 116 (22.52%) Python
14 114 (22.14%) .NET
15 105 (20.39%) Investment Banking
16 100 (19.42%) TDD
17 90 (17.48%) JavaScript
18 88 (17.09%) Multithreading
19 86 (16.70%) C++
20 84 (16.31%) Software Engineering
21 83 (16.12%) Analytics
22 80 (15.53%) AngularJS
23 79 (15.34%) React
24 63 (12.23%) OTC Derivatives
24 63 (12.23%) Portfolio Management
25 62 (12.04%) Investment Management
26 61 (11.84%) Docker
27 60 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
28 59 (11.46%) Web Services
29 55 (10.68%) Greenfield Project

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 (5.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.14%) Apache
4 9 (1.75%) Confluence
5 8 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.36%) DataSynapse
7 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.78%) JBoss
7 4 (0.78%) Jetty
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) GemFire
Applications
1 27 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.88%) Endur
2 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Global One
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.38%) GitHub
3 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 8 (1.55%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.58%) npm
6 3 (0.58%) Yarn
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.50%) AMQP
2 5 (0.97%) HTTP
3 4 (0.78%) SSH
4 2 (0.39%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) VSAN
5 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.14%) Apache Ignite
11 11 (2.14%) Hazelcast
12 8 (1.55%) Big Data
12 8 (1.55%) Power BI
13 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.97%) KDB
15 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (6.99%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.83%) NUnit
3 29 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (5.05%) SpecFlow
5 23 (4.47%) JIRA
6 16 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.94%) Gradle
8 10 (1.94%) webpack
9 9 (1.75%) Selenium
10 7 (1.36%) Maven
11 6 (1.17%) Ant
11 6 (1.17%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.17%) JMeter
11 6 (1.17%) Subversion
12 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.97%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.97%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.97%) WinRunner
13 4 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 312 (60.58%) Front Office
2 252 (48.93%) Finance
3 230 (44.66%) Banking
4 105 (20.39%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.69%) Back Office
6 12 (2.33%) Legal
7 9 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.17%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Greek Language
9 3 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (59.22%) Developer
2 128 (24.85%) Java Developer
3 104 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 90 (17.48%) Analyst
5 62 (12.04%) Business Analyst
6 50 (9.71%) Front Office Developer
7 46 (8.93%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.57%) Software Engineer
9 34 (6.60%) AWS Engineer
9 34 (6.60%) AWS Software Engineer
10 33 (6.41%) SQL Developer
11 31 (6.02%) Architect
11 31 (6.02%) WPF Developer
12 30 (5.83%) .NET Developer
13 29 (5.63%) Angular Developer
13 29 (5.63%) C# WPF Developer
14 28 (5.44%) React Developer
15 27 (5.24%) Agile Developer
16 25 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (4.66%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (22.14%) .NET
2 80 (15.53%) AngularJS
3 79 (15.34%) React
4 59 (11.46%) Web Services
5 49 (9.51%) Node.js
6 46 (8.93%) WPF
7 39 (7.57%) HTML
8 33 (6.41%) Spring
9 31 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
10 29 (5.63%) Kafka
11 24 (4.66%) Middleware
11 24 (4.66%) Reactive Extensions
12 23 (4.47%) HTML5
12 23 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (4.27%) REST
14 21 (4.08%) Hibernate
15 20 (3.88%) WCF
16 19 (3.69%) CSS
17 18 (3.50%) D3.js
17 18 (3.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (35.92%) Fixed Income
2 147 (28.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 132 (25.63%) Equities
4 125 (24.27%) Equity Derivative
5 63 (12.23%) OTC Derivatives
6 55 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (7.77%) Hedge funds
8 31 (6.02%) Credit Risk
9 27 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (4.85%) Virtual Team
11 17 (3.30%) Credit Derivative
11 17 (3.30%) Market Risk
12 16 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (2.52%) Exotic Derivative
15 12 (2.33%) Grid Computing
16 9 (1.75%) Data Structures
17 8 (1.55%) Reference Data
18 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (1.36%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.18%) Linux
2 17 (3.30%) Unix
3 15 (2.91%) Windows
4 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.78%) Android
5 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.78%) CentOS
5 4 (0.78%) Debian
5 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.58%) Solaris
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (24.08%) Asset Management
3 100 (19.42%) TDD
4 88 (17.09%) Multithreading
5 84 (16.31%) Software Engineering
6 83 (16.12%) Analytics
7 63 (12.23%) Portfolio Management
8 62 (12.04%) Investment Management
9 51 (9.90%) Front End Development
10 50 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (8.54%) DevOps
11 44 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 42 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 42 (8.16%) Test Automation
13 41 (7.96%) Risk Management
14 39 (7.57%) SOLID
15 37 (7.18%) Concurrent Programming
15 37 (7.18%) SDLC
16 35 (6.80%) Business Analysis
16 35 (6.80%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (39.81%) Java
2 178 (34.56%) C#
3 165 (32.04%) SQL
4 116 (22.52%) Python
5 90 (17.48%) JavaScript
6 86 (16.70%) C++
7 29 (5.63%) Scala
8 26 (5.05%) Java 8
9 21 (4.08%) R
10 20 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 18 (3.50%) F#
12 16 (3.11%) VBA
13 14 (2.72%) Perl
14 11 (2.14%) Kotlin
15 10 (1.94%) Haskell
15 10 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.55%) ES6
16 8 (1.55%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (2.52%) Degree
2 5 (0.97%) PhD
3 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.58%) ISEB
5 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) IIBA
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.11%) MiFID
2 14 (2.72%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) EMIR
4 3 (0.58%) PMO
5 2 (0.39%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) UCITS
6 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.19%) COREP
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
System Software
1 61 (11.84%) Docker
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.91%) Ansible
3 7 (1.36%) Puppet
4 6 (1.17%) Terraform
5 4 (0.78%) Grafana
5 4 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.78%) Salt
6 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.39%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 50 (9.71%) Oracle
2 45 (8.74%) Bloomberg
3 39 (7.57%) Reuters
4 27 (5.24%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.85%) Telerik
6 21 (4.08%) Sybase
7 20 (3.88%) OpenLink
8 10 (1.94%) Charles River
9 8 (1.55%) Murex
10 6 (1.17%) ION Trading
10 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.17%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.97%) HP
11 5 (0.97%) Solace
11 5 (0.97%) Splunk
12 4 (0.78%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.78%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.78%) MapR
12 4 (0.78%) Sophis
12 4 (0.78%) Sun