The first table below looks at the demand for Capstone 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 Capstone 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
Fidessa LatentZero Capstone
Rank 194 214 223
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Contract jobs citing Capstone 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 1.80% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £315 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £675 -
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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Capstone
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Capstone Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Capstone
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 Capstone across the City of London region.

Capstone Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Capstone
Top 14 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 Capstone 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 Capstone.

1 5 (83.33%) Fidessa
1 5 (83.33%) Tesseract
1 5 (83.33%) Minerva
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) LatentZero
3 1 (16.67%) Charles River
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) thinkFolio
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management

Capstone
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 Capstone 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 Capstone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Tesseract
1 5 (83.33%) Minerva
2 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
2 1 (16.67%) LatentZero
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Fidessa
2 1 (16.67%) Charles River
2 1 (16.67%) thinkFolio