The table below looks at the statistics for Reactive Extensions 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 Reactive Extensions over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 193 196 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £630
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £635 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 -
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1689 1738 2044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.34% 29.76% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1322 1593
Average daily rate £438 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

Reactive Extensions
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reactive Extensions across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Reactive Extensions Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reactive Extensions
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 Reactive Extensions across the City of London region.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Reactive Extensions
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reactive Extensions 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 Reactive Extensions.

1 18 (100.00%) WPF
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) Front Office
4 13 (72.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (55.56%) TDD
6 10 (55.56%) MVVM
7 9 (50.00%) .NET
8 8 (44.44%) Banking
9 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
10 6 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (33.33%) DevExpress
11 5 (27.78%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
11 5 (27.78%) LINQ
11 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
11 5 (27.78%) Physics
11 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
11 5 (27.78%) Finance
12 4 (22.22%) SQL
13 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
13 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
14 2 (11.11%) Rendezvous
14 2 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
14 2 (11.11%) Derivative
14 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 1 (5.56%) AngularJS

Reactive Extensions
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reactive Extensions 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 Reactive Extensions. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 15 (83.33%) Front Office
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 11 (61.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (44.44%) WPF Developer
5 6 (33.33%) Senior WPF Developer
6 5 (27.78%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) GUI Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) LINQ
4 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Rendezvous
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Economics
4 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.56%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) MVVM
3 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 6 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
5 5 (27.78%) FX Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) XAML
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) ION Trading
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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