The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 249 256
Contract jobs citing Derivative 0 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.65% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 5
Median daily rate - £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £300 £438
% change year-on-year +75.00% -31.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2407 2767 2811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 1655 1458
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 150 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in the South East

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Derivative in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in the South East

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Derivative in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in the South East

Derivative
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) Python
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
1 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) GoogleTest
1 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Memory Management
2 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) UML
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Use Case
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (60.00%) Ant
4 6 (60.00%) CppUnit
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) CESG
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) GoogleTest
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (60.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Memory Management
2 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) UML
3 7 (70.00%) Use Case
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440