The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 156 201 193
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Author 4 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
Median daily rate £265 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £228 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £418 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +39.42%
Author
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3189 5528 5596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.88% 94.66% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4270 4164
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Author in the job title.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Author
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 Author across the City of London region.

Author Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Author
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Author across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Author Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Author
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 Author across the City of London region.

Author Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Author in the job title.

1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Workday HCM
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.67%) Equities
5 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.67%) FIXML
5 1 (6.67%) FpML
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (6.67%) FIXML
2 1 (6.67%) FpML
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Equities
1 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ETL
1 2 (13.33%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Content Development
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft