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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 188 183 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing Economics 27 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2174 1975 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.81% 31.30% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1461 1990
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
3 10 (27.03%) Statistics
4 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
5 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
5 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
6 6 (16.22%) CISSP
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
6 6 (16.22%) Security Management
6 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (16.22%) CISA
6 6 (16.22%) CISM
6 6 (16.22%) Intranet
6 6 (16.22%) E-Learning
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) Banking
7 5 (13.51%) CMS
7 5 (13.51%) Joomla!
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) R
9 3 (8.11%) Tableau
9 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (13.51%) CMS
1 5 (13.51%) Joomla!
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) QuarkXPress
2 2 (5.41%) FreeHand
2 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Stata
3 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Publishing
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.70%) German Language
6 1 (2.70%) Front Office
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Information Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
3 3 (8.11%) Data Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Web Content Editor
4 2 (5.41%) Content Editor
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Web Editor
4 2 (5.41%) Data Quality Manager
4 2 (5.41%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
2 10 (27.03%) Statistics
3 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (16.22%) E-Learning
5 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.41%) NHS
6 2 (5.41%) Market Risk
6 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.70%) FMCG
7 1 (2.70%) Derivative
7 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Analytics
2 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
2 6 (16.22%) Security Management
2 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) R
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 6 (16.22%) CISA
2 6 (16.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CFA
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) EMIR
3 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Quark
4 1 (2.70%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
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