The table below looks at the statistics for ERD skills 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 ERD over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank - - 213
Contract jobs citing ERD 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4524 5460 5743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.46% 76.55% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3423 4031 4257
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

ERD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ERD
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 ERD across the City of London region.

ERD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ERD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ERD 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 ERD.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ERD 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 ERD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft