The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spread Betting
Rank 192 213 210
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.071% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.22% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Average daily rate
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£613 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.16% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1730 2317 2418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.39% 32.82% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1705 1863
Average daily rate £488 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 48
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Spread Betting
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Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Director
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat