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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spread Betting
Rank 171 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Spread Betting
London

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
1386 2100 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.02% 38.90% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1658 1524
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 44
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 £39.05 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript