The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics 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 Economics over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 191 178 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Economics 8 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.23% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 14
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£438 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £352 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1970 2351 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.21% 37.89% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1764 1726
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.95 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Economics
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 Economics across the City of London region.

Economics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Economics
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 Economics across the City of London region.

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) RAD
6 3 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (20.00%) R
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Statistics
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) CISA
6 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) GIAC
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Tivoli

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

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (6.67%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Impala
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Mahout
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) French Language
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) RAD Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Operating Officer
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) SciPy
2 1 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
2 3 (20.00%) PMI
3 2 (13.33%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) RAD
1 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (20.00%) Security Management
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) GIAC
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Cadence
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects