The first table below looks at the demand for Adaptiv skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adaptiv over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Adaptiv
Rank 192 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing Adaptiv 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.80% 1.31% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £374 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £374 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £374 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
503 611 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.59% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 435 483
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £25.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -46.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.90 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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Adaptiv
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adaptiv across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Adaptiv Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Adaptiv
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adaptiv across the City of London region.

Adaptiv Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Adaptiv
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Adaptiv also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adaptiv.

1 4 (100.00%) SunGard
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion

Adaptiv
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Adaptiv also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adaptiv. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Market Risk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SunGard
2 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix