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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 177 209 182
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Contract jobs citing Charles River 28 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.59% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 29
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£550 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2692 3227 3011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.64% 45.35% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 2256 2117
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 84 80
Average hourly rate £17.77 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.89% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 34 (57.63%) Front Office
1 34 (57.63%) Asset Management
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 22 (37.29%) Finance
4 18 (30.51%) Investment Management
5 14 (23.73%) thinkFolio
6 13 (22.03%) Markit EDM
7 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.56%) Equities
8 8 (13.56%) ISO 9001
8 8 (13.56%) Fund Management
8 8 (13.56%) Banking
9 7 (11.86%) Derivative
9 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.86%) Bloomberg
10 6 (10.17%) .NET
10 6 (10.17%) Java
10 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
10 6 (10.17%) iPad
11 5 (8.47%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Oracle
11 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
11 5 (8.47%) Change Management
12 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (6.78%) Advertising
12 4 (6.78%) Project Management
12 4 (6.78%) VBA
12 4 (6.78%) Line Management
13 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.08%) LatentZero
3 2 (3.39%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (3.39%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.69%) Tesseract
4 1 (1.69%) Minerva
4 1 (1.69%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.69%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (57.63%) Front Office
2 22 (37.29%) Finance
3 8 (13.56%) Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Business Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Applications Support
4 13 (22.03%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Charles River Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) Charles River Support Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Compliance Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Compliance Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) IT Business Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.69%) LINQ
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Equities
2 7 (11.86%) Derivative
3 6 (10.17%) iPad
4 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.69%) Kindle
7 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Asset Management
2 18 (30.51%) Investment Management
3 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
4 8 (13.56%) Fund Management
5 5 (8.47%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
6 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Line Management
7 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) Release Management
9 1 (1.69%) Time Management
9 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) VBA
4 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) ISEB
1 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) UCITS
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Control-M
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) thinkFolio
2 7 (11.86%) Bloomberg
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.39%) Remedy
5 2 (3.39%) SimCorp
5 2 (3.39%) RIMES
6 1 (1.69%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.69%) FactSet
6 1 (1.69%) Sophis
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithmics
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
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