Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Tick Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tick Data over the 6 months to 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Tick Data
England > London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 437 584 612
Rank change year-on-year +147 +28 -92
Contract jobs citing Tick Data 26 29 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.068% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 24
Median daily rate £750 £788 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -7.35% +36.00%
10th Percentile £621 £538 £663
90th Percentile £825 £1,150 £1,075
England median daily rate £750 £788 £850
% change year-on-year -4.76% -7.35% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Tick Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 6,030 10,364 11,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.84% 24.37% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,271 7,612 8,505
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £24.50 £20.00 £18.25
90th Percentile £62.55 £56.50 £44.05
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%

Tick Data
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Tick Data in London

Tick Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Tick Data in London

Tick Data
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Tick Data in London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Tick Data in London

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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 Tick Data within the London region over the 6 months to 2 April 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 +91 5 £775 +34.78%
Tick Data
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Tick Data 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 Tick Data.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Electronic Trading
3 15 (57.69%) Mathematics
3 15 (57.69%) Machine Learning
3 15 (57.69%) Analytics
3 15 (57.69%) Fixed Income
4 13 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (50.00%) Data Management
4 13 (50.00%) Statistics
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
4 13 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 13 (50.00%) React
4 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) Big Data
8 5 (19.23%) Data Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Market Making
9 4 (15.38%) Kdb+
9 4 (15.38%) Front Office
9 4 (15.38%) Kafka
9 4 (15.38%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
9 4 (15.38%) Use Case
9 4 (15.38%) KDB
9 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 4 (15.38%) Middleware

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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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.69%) AWS
1 2 (7.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) BGP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) OSPF
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) KDB
2 4 (15.38%) Kdb+
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Flink
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Text Mining
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
2 10 (38.46%) GUI Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java GUI Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Quantitative Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 2 (7.69%) React Developer
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) React
2 4 (15.38%) Kafka
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Beam
3 2 (7.69%) Bokeh
3 2 (7.69%) Matplotlib
3 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (7.69%) NumPy
3 2 (7.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Fixed Income
2 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (15.38%) Equities
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Native
4 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Electronic Trading
2 15 (57.69%) Analytics
2 15 (57.69%) Machine Learning
2 15 (57.69%) Mathematics
3 13 (50.00%) Data Management
3 13 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 13 (50.00%) Statistics
3 13 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (26.92%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Data Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 4 (15.38%) Market Making
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) F5
1 1 (3.85%) Facebook
1 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
1 1 (3.85%) Instagram
1 1 (3.85%) Juniper