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 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 184 171 184
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Economics 8 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.33% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 15
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£396 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £345 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -52.38%
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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Front Office
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (17.65%) CISA
6 3 (17.65%) GIAC
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 3 (17.65%) RAD
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 3 (17.65%) PMI
6 3 (17.65%) PMP
6 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Mahout
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Front Office
5 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) RAD Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Chief Operating Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) SciPy
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (5.88%) D3.js
2 1 (5.88%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) PMI
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 2 (11.76%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.88%) Equities
5 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) RAD
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) RUP
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Econometrics
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 3 (17.65%) R
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CISA
2 3 (17.65%) GIAC
2 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) PMP
2 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ACCA
3 1 (5.88%) CIMA
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 3 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cadence
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
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