The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of eSpeed products and/or services 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 eSpeed over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within eSpeed.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
eSpeed
Rank 198 207 199
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing eSpeed 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.033% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£294 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.04% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

eSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

eSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

eSpeed
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 eSpeed across the City of London region.

eSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

eSpeed
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) RMDS
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing eSpeed 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 eSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) RMDS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb