The table below looks at the statistics for Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 153 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 43 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.13% 5.73% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 14
Average daily rate
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£588 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £624 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
471 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.43% 7.61% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 339 354
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £29.20 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -32.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Markit EDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Markit EDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Markit EDM
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 Markit EDM across the City of London region.

Markit EDM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Markit EDM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Markit EDM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Markit EDM
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 Markit EDM across the City of London region.

Markit EDM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM.

1 59 (74.68%) SQL
2 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (45.57%) Asset Management
3 32 (40.51%) Finance
4 21 (26.58%) T-SQL
5 20 (25.32%) Investment Management
6 17 (21.52%) Control-M
6 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (18.99%) Charles River
8 14 (17.72%) ETL
8 14 (17.72%) thinkFolio
9 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (16.46%) Banking
9 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
10 12 (15.19%) Windows
10 12 (15.19%) .NET
10 12 (15.19%) Front Office
11 11 (13.92%) C#
12 10 (12.66%) Oracle
12 10 (12.66%) UNIX
13 9 (11.39%) Bloomberg
13 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
13 9 (11.39%) QlikView
14 8 (10.13%) Reference Data
14 8 (10.13%) Workflow
14 8 (10.13%) Equities
14 8 (10.13%) Data Mining
14 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
15 7 (8.86%) MS Excel

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) IIS
1 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (2.53%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.27%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.39%) QlikView
5 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.13%) Data Mining
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.06%) Data Mart
7 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.80%) DTS
8 3 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Toad
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 12 (15.19%) Front Office
4 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Applications Support
4 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.27%) Support Specialist
11 1 (1.27%) Analyst Developer
11 1 (1.27%) IT Support Analyst
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Support Analyst
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Manager
11 1 (1.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Middleware
3 5 (6.33%) XML
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.80%) WCF
6 2 (2.53%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.27%) XSD
7 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Equities
1 8 (10.13%) Reference Data
2 5 (6.33%) Derivative
3 4 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.27%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
3 4 (5.06%) Solaris
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Asset Management
2 20 (25.32%) Investment Management
3 14 (17.72%) ETL
4 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.13%) Workflow
5 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.33%) Data Management
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (6.33%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.06%) Fund Management
9 4 (5.06%) Release Management
10 3 (3.80%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 59 (74.68%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) T-SQL
3 11 (13.92%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) VBA
4 4 (5.06%) C
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) Java
5 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) XPath
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) Control-M
2 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Charles River
2 14 (17.72%) thinkFolio
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.06%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) Fiserv
7 3 (3.80%) GoldenSource
7 3 (3.80%) SimCorp
7 3 (3.80%) SmartStream
7 3 (3.80%) Reuters
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) RIMES
9 1 (1.27%) Vermilion
9 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.27%) Informatica
9 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com