The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising 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 Advertising over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 117 120 167
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +47
Contract jobs citing Advertising 97 78 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.25% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.81% 2.22% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 34
Average daily rate £425 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -45.45%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Advertising
London

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Advertising
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 Advertising across the City of London region.

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the City of London region.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 83 (40.69%) Finance
2 41 (20.10%) Banking
2 41 (20.10%) Marketing
3 34 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (16.18%) SQL
5 31 (15.20%) Project Management
6 29 (14.22%) Microsoft
7 26 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (12.75%) Java
8 23 (11.27%) Investment Banking
9 22 (10.78%) HTML
9 22 (10.78%) Oracle
10 21 (10.29%) .NET
10 21 (10.29%) Windows
11 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
11 19 (9.31%) Retail
11 19 (9.31%) Back Office
12 18 (8.82%) C#
13 17 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 16 (7.84%) ERP
14 16 (7.84%) MS Excel
14 16 (7.84%) Degree
15 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
15 15 (7.35%) Front Office
16 14 (6.86%) TDD
16 14 (6.86%) Equities
16 14 (6.86%) UNIX
17 13 (6.37%) Linux
17 13 (6.37%) Asset Management
18 12 (5.88%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.96%) CMS
3 3 (1.47%) CICS
3 3 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.98%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (0.98%) Apache
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Office
3 8 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.47%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) Summit
4 1 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) VoIP
3 2 (0.98%) SSH
3 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.98%) DNS
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) SNMP
4 1 (0.49%) SMTP
4 1 (0.49%) ATM
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) SDH
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
4 1 (0.49%) MPLS
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) DB2
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.45%) MySQL
4 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.47%) Big Data
6 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Subversion
2 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.45%) JIRA
2 5 (2.45%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.96%) Selenium
3 4 (1.96%) JUnit
4 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.47%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.98%) TestNG
5 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.98%) Maven
5 2 (0.98%) jMock
5 2 (0.98%) MorphX
5 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.49%) NUnit
6 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (40.69%) Finance
2 41 (20.10%) Banking
2 41 (20.10%) Marketing
3 23 (11.27%) Investment Banking
4 19 (9.31%) Retail
4 19 (9.31%) Back Office
5 15 (7.35%) Front Office
6 7 (3.43%) Publishing
7 5 (2.45%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.45%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (23.53%) Analyst
2 43 (21.08%) Developer
3 30 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 28 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.37%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (5.88%) Consultant
7 8 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.43%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.94%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.45%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.45%) Architect
10 5 (2.45%) Programmer
10 5 (2.45%) Systems Programmer
10 5 (2.45%) Designer
11 4 (1.96%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (1.96%) UI Developer
11 4 (1.96%) UI Programmer
11 4 (1.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.78%) HTML
2 21 (10.29%) .NET
3 12 (5.88%) XML
3 12 (5.88%) CSS
4 9 (4.41%) jQuery
5 8 (3.92%) Flash
5 8 (3.92%) Web Services
6 7 (3.43%) J2EE
6 7 (3.43%) HTML5
7 6 (2.94%) Spring
7 6 (2.94%) Java EE
8 5 (2.45%) Middleware
8 5 (2.45%) JMS
8 5 (2.45%) JSP
9 4 (1.96%) CSS3
9 4 (1.96%) Ajax
9 4 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.96%) JTA
9 4 (1.96%) JSON
9 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Equities
2 10 (4.90%) Derivative
3 8 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.94%) Social Media
5 5 (2.45%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.47%) Clustering
7 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.47%) Statistics
7 3 (1.47%) New Media
7 3 (1.47%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.98%) DataPower
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.29%) Windows
2 14 (6.86%) UNIX
3 13 (6.37%) Linux
4 5 (2.45%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.96%) AIX
5 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.47%) Solaris
6 3 (1.47%) Android
6 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) zOS
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (15.20%) Project Management
3 26 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 16 (7.84%) ERP
6 14 (6.86%) TDD
7 13 (6.37%) Asset Management
8 12 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 11 (5.39%) Business Analysis
10 10 (4.90%) CRM
11 9 (4.41%) OO
11 9 (4.41%) Web Development
11 9 (4.41%) BDD
12 8 (3.92%) ITIL
12 8 (3.92%) Scrum
13 7 (3.43%) Change Management
13 7 (3.43%) Analytics
13 7 (3.43%) Investment Management
14 6 (2.94%) UML
14 6 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.18%) SQL
2 26 (12.75%) Java
3 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.82%) C#
5 7 (3.43%) VBA
5 7 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.94%) ActionScript
7 5 (2.45%) Ruby
8 3 (1.47%) C
8 3 (1.47%) COBOL
8 3 (1.47%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (1.47%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.98%) R
9 2 (0.98%) X++
9 2 (0.98%) Perl
9 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) JCL
10 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.98%) MCP
3 2 (0.98%) MCSD
3 2 (0.98%) MCSE
3 2 (0.98%) ISEB
3 2 (0.98%) CISSP
3 2 (0.98%) CISA
3 2 (0.98%) CISM
4 1 (0.49%) MCSA
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.98%) GAAP
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) WAI
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.78%) Oracle
3 10 (4.90%) Adobe
3 10 (4.90%) Murex
4 9 (4.41%) Google
5 8 (3.92%) IBM
6 7 (3.43%) ATG
7 6 (2.94%) Apple
8 5 (2.45%) JBoss
9 4 (1.96%) Twitter
9 4 (1.96%) SAP
9 4 (1.96%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.96%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.47%) HP
10 3 (1.47%) EMC
10 3 (1.47%) Spiceworks
11 2 (0.98%) Vertica
11 2 (0.98%) Facebook
11 2 (0.98%) Tableau
11 2 (0.98%) DoubleClick
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