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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 150 189 203
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +14
Contract jobs citing ERD 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.020% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.025% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £300 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £248 £413
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ERD
London

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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Practice Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Legal Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript