The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited eSpeed over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

eSpeed
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 639 634
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.024% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £516 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

eSpeed is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20699 24698 25234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.90% 44.21% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12707 15156 14311
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 802 1102
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

eSpeed
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing eSpeed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for eSpeed in the UK

eSpeed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for eSpeed in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ION MarketView
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) ION Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) MTS
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring

eSpeed
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ION MarketView
2 1 (33.33%) BondVision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Pricing Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (33.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Tradeweb
2 2 (66.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) MarketAxess
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase