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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Economics
London / City of London
Rank 153 146 181
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Contract jobs citing Economics 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £410 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £490 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £391 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.70% -5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
1115 1209 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.32% 40.37% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 922 1549
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 27
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Economics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Economics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Economics.

1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Statistics
4 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
5 10 (55.56%) Analytics
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 8 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (38.89%) Tableau
7 7 (38.89%) Operations Research
7 7 (38.89%) Marketing
7 7 (38.89%) R
7 7 (38.89%) SPSS
8 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (33.33%) Physics
9 5 (27.78%) Credit Risk
9 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (27.78%) SAS
10 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) Web Analytics
10 4 (22.22%) Google
10 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) Data Management
10 4 (22.22%) Banking
10 4 (22.22%) Legal

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SPSS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) Impala
3 2 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Digital Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Entry Clerk
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Strategy Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) React
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (66.67%) Statistics
3 11 (61.11%) Mathematics
4 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
5 6 (33.33%) Physics
6 5 (27.78%) Credit Risk
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
7 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
8 2 (11.11%) Derivative
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience
9 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Equities
9 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
9 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
3 7 (38.89%) Operations Research
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Web Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Discovery
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Revenue Recognition
8 2 (11.11%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) R
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CFA
2 1 (5.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) Basel II
2 1 (5.56%) Basel III
2 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Tableau
2 4 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Murex