The table below looks at the statistics for ETRM 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 ETRM over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 197 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing ETRM 2 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.29% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.38% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£600 £638 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £675 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ETRM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 ETRM across the City of London region.

ETRM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ETRM across the City of London region.

ETRM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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

1 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) OpenLink
4 4 (22.22%) VMS
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Front Office
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Endur
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) EMIR
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) SunGard
6 2 (11.11%) Triple Point
6 2 (11.11%) Trayport
6 2 (11.11%) Aligne
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) WPF

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

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

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Endur
2 2 (11.11%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
1 2 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Derivative
1 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) VMS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) OCP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) OpenLink
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) SunGard
2 2 (11.11%) Triple Point
2 2 (11.11%) Trayport
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle