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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 204 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.092% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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£500 £613 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +104.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2208 2178 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.71% 37.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1581 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.81 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Contract for Difference
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
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