The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS 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 RMDS over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 189 201 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing RMDS 11 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.03% 4.07% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
542 589 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.24% 8.19% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 386 500
Average daily rate £475 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £31.43 £14.75 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.05% -64.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £14.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £18.50 £54.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RMDS
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 RMDS across the City of London region.

RMDS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RMDS
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 RMDS across the City of London region.

RMDS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RMDS 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 RMDS.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Front Office
3 15 (53.57%) Oracle
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) 29West
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (42.86%) TIBCO
6 12 (42.86%) Rendezvous
6 12 (42.86%) Low Latency
7 11 (39.29%) ION Trading
8 10 (35.71%) ION MarketView
9 9 (32.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) Banking
9 9 (32.14%) Fixed Income
9 9 (32.14%) Solaris
10 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 7 (25.00%) BDD
12 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 6 (21.43%) UNIX
12 6 (21.43%) HTML
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
14 4 (14.29%) Reuters
14 4 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RMDS 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 RMDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
1 3 (10.71%) NAS
1 3 (10.71%) FCoE
1 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (10.71%) Multicast
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) HBase
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (53.57%) Front Office
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
1 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Rendezvous
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) XSLT
3 3 (10.71%) Swing
3 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (10.71%) JavaFX
3 3 (10.71%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (32.14%) Fixed Income
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Solaris
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
4 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (3.57%) Process Management
10 1 (3.57%) Change Management
10 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NFS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (10.71%) SRDF
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) 29West
3 12 (42.86%) TIBCO
4 11 (39.29%) ION Trading
5 4 (14.29%) Reuters
6 3 (10.71%) Sybase
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 3 (10.71%) Intel
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) DataSynapse
7 2 (7.14%) MarketAxess
7 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
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