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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 179 167 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +37
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 19 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.77% 6.77% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £478 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £550
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
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
398 517 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.41% 8.89% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 361 432
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.03 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +113.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £29.08 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £32.82 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 12 (31.58%) Charles River
4 8 (21.05%) Investment Management
5 7 (18.42%) Data Management
6 6 (15.79%) Derivative
6 6 (15.79%) Equities
6 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) Fund Management
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.16%) Front Office
8 4 (10.53%) Fixed Income
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) QA
8 4 (10.53%) thinkFolio
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.89%) Solvency II
9 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) thinkFolio
2 2 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (2.63%) PolarLake
3 1 (2.63%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) WinForms
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Equities
1 6 (15.79%) Derivative
2 4 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Asset Management
2 8 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 7 (18.42%) Data Management
4 6 (15.79%) Fund Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Charles River
2 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.63%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) MKS