The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Derivatives
UK
Rank 265 255 201
Rank change year-on-year -10 -54  
Contract jobs citing Derivative 398 492 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.93% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 3.00% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 384 454
Median daily rate £600 £556 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +1.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £463
% change year-on-year +60.00% -32.43%  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14497 16421 15905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.98% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9339 10703 9623
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 557 661
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Derivative in the UK

Derivative
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 387 £600 +4.80% 74
London -6 380 £600 +1.47% 74
City of London -26 76 £600 +0.41% 28
Belfast -10 8 £717 +1305.88%
County Antrim -13 8 £717 +1305.88%
Northern Ireland -15 8 £717 +1305.88%
Canary Wharf 0 7 £600 +8.84%
North West +33 5 £500 -
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
Chester - 4 £500 -
Scotland +20 3 £550 +27.53%
Glasgow +4 2 - -
Edinburgh +18 1 £550 +4.76%
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Docklands, London -4 1 £550 -15.64%
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Solihull - 1 - -

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Derivative.

1 413 (49.46%) Finance
2 369 (44.19%) Front Office
3 337 (40.36%) Banking
4 242 (28.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 238 (28.50%) Java
6 237 (28.38%) Fixed Income
7 226 (27.07%) Equities
8 203 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
9 201 (24.07%) Investment Banking
10 188 (22.51%) SQL
11 159 (19.04%) C#
12 157 (18.80%) Equity Derivative
13 132 (15.81%) MiFID
14 129 (15.45%) Unix
15 116 (13.89%) Multithreading
16 100 (11.98%) C++
17 98 (11.74%) Business Analysis
17 98 (11.74%) OTC Derivatives
18 91 (10.90%) OO
19 87 (10.42%) Oracle
19 87 (10.42%) Risk Management
20 84 (10.06%) Python
21 82 (9.82%) Linux
21 82 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
22 80 (9.58%) TDD
23 78 (9.34%) Degree
24 77 (9.22%) Back Office
25 75 (8.98%) .NET
26 73 (8.74%) Murex
27 72 (8.62%) Mathematics

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills 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 22 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.32%) Confluence
3 8 (0.96%) IIS
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.84%) Apache
4 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.72%) Apache Pig
5 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.36%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 36 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.48%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.48%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS Project
4 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (2.28%) Summit
2 14 (1.68%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.72%) Orchestrade
3 6 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
4 5 (0.60%) Global One
4 5 (0.60%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.60%) Minerva
4 5 (0.60%) RMDS
4 5 (0.60%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.48%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.24%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.24%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.60%) DHCP
2 5 (0.60%) DNS
2 5 (0.60%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.48%) LAN
3 4 (0.48%) LDAP
3 4 (0.48%) NAS
3 4 (0.48%) SAN
3 4 (0.48%) SMTP
3 4 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (0.48%) WAN
4 3 (0.36%) DSL
4 3 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.71%) Big Data
4 25 (2.99%) DB2
4 25 (2.99%) KDB
4 25 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.16%) Data Mart
7 16 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.72%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.72%) MS Access
12 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.60%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.60%) Kdb+
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (3.23%) Subversion
2 26 (3.11%) JIRA
3 22 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.80%) NUnit
6 14 (1.68%) Maven
7 13 (1.56%) Ant
8 12 (1.44%) Hudson
8 12 (1.44%) JUnit
9 9 (1.08%) GoogleTest
9 9 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.96%) webpack
11 7 (0.84%) Gradle
11 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.72%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.72%) CppUnit
13 5 (0.60%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 413 (49.46%) Finance
2 369 (44.19%) Front Office
3 337 (40.36%) Banking
4 201 (24.07%) Investment Banking
5 77 (9.22%) Back Office
6 27 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.80%) Legal
8 10 (1.20%) Prime Brokerage
9 7 (0.84%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.72%) French Language
10 6 (0.72%) Marketing
11 5 (0.60%) German Language
11 5 (0.60%) Retail
12 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.48%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (46.47%) Developer
2 307 (36.77%) Analyst
3 220 (26.35%) Business Analyst
4 159 (19.04%) Java Developer
5 72 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 70 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 64 (7.66%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 61 (7.31%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 59 (7.07%) Front Office Developer
10 49 (5.87%) Project Manager
11 48 (5.75%) C++ Developer
12 47 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (3.95%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 33 (3.95%) Support Analyst
14 32 (3.83%) Quantitative Developer
15 30 (3.59%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 28 (3.35%) IT Business Analyst
17 27 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
18 26 (3.11%) Risk Analyst
19 25 (2.99%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.98%) .NET
2 70 (8.38%) HTML
3 63 (7.54%) HTML5
4 57 (6.83%) Spring
5 48 (5.75%) XML
6 47 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
7 41 (4.91%) AngularJS
8 40 (4.79%) WPF
9 34 (4.07%) JMS
10 33 (3.95%) Middleware
11 25 (2.99%) CSS
12 23 (2.75%) WCF
13 21 (2.51%) Murex MxML
14 19 (2.28%) Web Services
15 18 (2.16%) RESTful
16 17 (2.04%) JSON
17 15 (1.80%) FpML
18 14 (1.68%) Hibernate
18 14 (1.68%) React
18 14 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 242 (28.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 237 (28.38%) Fixed Income
3 226 (27.07%) Equities
4 157 (18.80%) Equity Derivative
5 98 (11.74%) OTC Derivatives
6 82 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (6.71%) Computer Science
8 53 (6.35%) Market Risk
9 49 (5.87%) Credit Derivative
10 33 (3.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 23 (2.75%) Algorithms
11 23 (2.75%) Grid Computing
12 21 (2.51%) Fintech
13 19 (2.28%) User Experience
14 18 (2.16%) Credit Risk
15 17 (2.04%) Reference Data
16 16 (1.92%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.44%) Hedge funds
17 12 (1.44%) Management Information System
18 11 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (15.45%) Unix
2 82 (9.82%) Linux
3 34 (4.07%) Windows
4 10 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.84%) Solaris
6 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.48%) CentOS
8 3 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (13.89%) Multithreading
3 98 (11.74%) Business Analysis
4 91 (10.90%) OO
5 87 (10.42%) Risk Management
6 80 (9.58%) TDD
7 72 (8.62%) Asset Management
7 72 (8.62%) Mathematics
8 71 (8.50%) Analytics
9 67 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (7.66%) Electronic Trading
10 64 (7.66%) Scrum
11 63 (7.54%) Project Management
12 55 (6.59%) Change Management
13 54 (6.47%) SDLC
14 53 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 45 (5.39%) Investment Management
17 44 (5.27%) Low Latency
17 44 (5.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 238 (28.50%) Java
2 188 (22.51%) SQL
3 159 (19.04%) C#
4 100 (11.98%) C++
5 84 (10.06%) Python
6 67 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 60 (7.19%) Perl
8 57 (6.83%) Scala
9 34 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 28 (3.35%) C
11 25 (2.99%) VBA
12 19 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.32%) Haskell
17 8 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.96%) ES6
18 6 (0.72%) Korn
18 6 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (9.34%) Degree
2 11 (1.32%) PhD
2 11 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.84%) CFA
4 7 (0.84%) ISEB
5 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.36%) MBA
5 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.36%) PMP
6 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.12%) CAPM
7 1 (0.12%) IIBA
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (15.81%) MiFID
2 45 (5.39%) EMIR
3 32 (3.83%) QA
4 31 (3.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.96%) SLA
6 6 (0.72%) PMO
7 5 (0.60%) FATCA
8 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.24%) Basel III
10 2 (0.24%) IFRS
10 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 9 (1.08%) HDFS
2 6 (0.72%) Docker
3 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.48%) NFS
4 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.44%) Control-M
2 5 (0.60%) Puppet
2 5 (0.60%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.48%) Ansible
3 4 (0.48%) Nagios
3 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.48%) Salt
4 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 87 (10.42%) Oracle
2 73 (8.74%) Murex
3 53 (6.35%) Sybase
4 37 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.23%) Bloomberg
6 21 (2.51%) Fidessa
7 20 (2.40%) TIBCO
8 18 (2.16%) Charles River
8 18 (2.16%) Reuters
9 11 (1.32%) ION Trading
10 8 (0.96%) IBM
10 8 (0.96%) Perforce
10 8 (0.96%) SimCorp
11 7 (0.84%) SmartStream
11 7 (0.84%) Sophis
12 5 (0.60%) Adobe
12 5 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.60%) Informatica
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco
13 4 (0.48%) NetApp
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