The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services 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 Charles River over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 184 160 181
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing Charles River 15 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.65% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.48% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 21
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£650 £600 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 £625
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2369 2641 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.78% 44.27% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1858 2030
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Charles River
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 Charles River across the City of London region.

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Charles River
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 Charles River across the City of London region.

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 14 (51.85%) Markit EDM
4 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (22.22%) Front Office
5 6 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
7 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
7 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) AIX
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Toad
8 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 3 (11.11%) Middleware
8 3 (11.11%) Bloomberg
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) thinkFolio
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Markit EDM
2 3 (11.11%) thinkFolio
3 2 (7.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (3.70%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (3.70%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (3.70%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Front Office
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.41%) Equities
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 6 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) SimCorp
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Reuters