The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 198 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing ERD 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £331 £500
% change year-on-year
+39.62% -33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
ERD
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Online Games
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) vCloud
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) New Relic
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Memcached
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Online Games
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft