Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Exotic Derivative in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Exotic Derivatives
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 - 898
Rank change year-on-year - +898 -30
Contract jobs citing Exotic Derivative 14 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% - 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
UK median daily rate £625 - £313
10th Percentile £609 - £289
90th Percentile £870 - £665
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Exotic 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34720 34907 36700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.65% 33.11% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23045 22892 23337
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1197 1454
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

Exotic Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Exotic Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exotic Derivative in the UK

Exotic Derivative
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exotic Derivative within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London - 14 £625 -
England - 14 £625 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exotic 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 Exotic Derivative.

1 14 (100.00%) Front Office
1 14 (100.00%) Derivative
2 8 (57.14%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (42.86%) MiFID
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) PMI
5 5 (35.71%) PMI Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (21.43%) Caliburn.Micro
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) DevExpress
7 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (21.43%) MVVM
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) WinForms
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

Exotic Derivative
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (100.00%) Front Office
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking Project Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Derivatives Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Pricing Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Pricing Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
1 3 (21.43%) Caliburn.Micro
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) WinForms
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Derivative
2 8 (57.14%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (35.71%) PMI
4 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
6 2 (14.29%) Equities
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
7 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
7 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
7 1 (7.14%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.14%) Economics
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Statistics
6 1 (7.14%) Stochastic Calculus
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
1 3 (21.43%) DevExpress
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Murex
1 3 (21.43%) Reuters
2 2 (14.29%) Sophis