The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 188 196 213
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Economics 10 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Average daily rate
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£521 £475 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1803 2342 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.65% 32.96% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1706 1914
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 61 50
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.25 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Economics
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 21 (53.85%) Degree
3 14 (35.90%) Mathematics
4 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 10 (25.64%) Statistics
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security
6 8 (20.51%) Banking
6 8 (20.51%) CISSP
6 8 (20.51%) CISA
6 8 (20.51%) CISM
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
6 8 (20.51%) Security Management
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
8 6 (15.38%) Intranet
8 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) Joomla!
9 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
9 5 (12.82%) Front Office
9 5 (12.82%) CMS
10 4 (10.26%) Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (12.82%) Joomla!
1 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) SPSS
4 2 (5.13%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Front Office
5 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Econometrician
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) WPF
3 1 (2.56%) COM
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Mathematics
2 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 10 (25.64%) Statistics
4 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
5 4 (10.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (7.69%) Derivative
6 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.13%) Learning Management System
7 2 (5.13%) NHS
7 2 (5.13%) FMCG
7 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.56%) Physics
8 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
8 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Information Security
1 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
1 8 (20.51%) Security Management
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
3 4 (10.26%) Analytics
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.13%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) BCP
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) R
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) CISSP
2 8 (20.51%) CISA
2 8 (20.51%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CFA
4 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.56%) PhD
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.56%) Talend
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