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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 206 194 187
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Economics 5 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.45% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
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£339 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.90% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £385 £410
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -59.52%
Economics
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
2225 2204 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.66% 37.67% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1599 2018
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £42.45 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) R
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (15.38%) Life Science
6 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Front Office
6 2 (15.38%) GIAC
6 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
2 1 (7.69%) Weka
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Impala
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Mahout
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) RAD Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) SciPy
2 1 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 2 (15.38%) Life Science
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) R
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) ACCA
3 1 (7.69%) CIMA
3 1 (7.69%) MBA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Dell
1 2 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
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