The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spread Betting
London / City of London
Rank 152 146 182
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 1 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.031% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.082% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £475 £358 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -28.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1038 1219 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.29% 38.30% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 941 1512
Median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 32
Median hourly rate £20.38 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +3.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £25.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Spread Betting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spread Betting
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 Spread Betting across the City of London region.

Spread Betting Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Spread Betting
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala