The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reactive Extensions (Rx)
Rank 184 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing Reactive Extensions 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Average daily rate
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£600 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £618 £567
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Reactive Extensions
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reactive Extensions across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Reactive Extensions Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Esper
5 1 (12.50%) NEsper
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Esper
4 1 (12.50%) NEsper
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Physics
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago