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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 202 195 221
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing ERD 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ERD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ERD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Games
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Online Games
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) vCloud
4 3 (33.33%) GitHub
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) New Relic
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) Mule
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Memcached
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Online Games
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Blog
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) New Relic
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Microgen