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 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 195 198 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Economics 4 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 1.07% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
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£425 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £470 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £666 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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
2038 2706 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.58% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 2000 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 67
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Statistics
6 5 (21.74%) Front Office
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 4 (17.39%) CISA
7 4 (17.39%) CISM
7 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.70%) Joomla!
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Publishing
6 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) COM
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Statistics
5 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
6 3 (13.04%) Derivative
7 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
7 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
8 1 (4.35%) NHS
8 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
8 1 (4.35%) FMCG
8 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
8 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
1 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
1 4 (17.39%) Security Management
1 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (17.39%) Information Security
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) BCP
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CISA
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.35%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Omniture
3 1 (4.35%) Hitwise
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £100 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago