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 5 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 150 180 171
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 36 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.61% 4.20% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 20
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £670 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 £438
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
418 452 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.25% 7.83% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 305 325
Average daily rate £500 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £30.83 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -31.21%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 66 (85.71%) SQL
2 37 (48.05%) Finance
3 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
4 27 (35.06%) Asset Management
5 22 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 19 (24.68%) Investment Management
7 16 (20.78%) Control-M
7 16 (20.78%) ETL
8 13 (16.88%) Charles River
9 12 (15.58%) C#
9 12 (15.58%) .NET
10 11 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 11 (14.29%) thinkFolio
10 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (12.99%) Windows
11 10 (12.99%) Front Office
11 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.69%) UNIX
12 9 (11.69%) Banking
13 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
13 8 (10.39%) Oracle
14 7 (9.09%) Bloomberg
14 7 (9.09%) Change Management
14 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
14 7 (9.09%) Derivative
14 7 (9.09%) WCF
15 6 (7.79%) QlikView
15 6 (7.79%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) thinkFolio
2 2 (2.60%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.30%) Tesseract
3 1 (1.30%) Minerva
3 1 (1.30%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.30%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.79%) QlikView
6 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.90%) Data Mart
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.60%) DTS
8 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Toad
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
2 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.30%) ERwin
3 1 (1.30%) PowerDesigner
General
1 37 (48.05%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Front Office
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Applications Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (3.90%) Programmer
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Business Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) WCF
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.19%) MSMQ
3 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.19%) WinForms
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) WPF
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Derivative
2 6 (7.79%) Equities
3 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.30%) Kindle
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) AIX
3 4 (5.19%) Solaris
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Asset Management
2 19 (24.68%) Investment Management
3 16 (20.78%) ETL
4 11 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (7.79%) Database Tuning
7 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.49%) Data Mapping
8 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) OO
9 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.90%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (3.90%) Data Management
10 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 12 (15.58%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 3 (3.90%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Control-M
2 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Charles River
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.19%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.90%) GoldenSource
5 3 (3.90%) Fiserv
5 3 (3.90%) Reuters
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) SmartStream
5 3 (3.90%) HP