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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spread Betting
Rank 142 179 203
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +24
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.22% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.56% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £358 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.50% +25.00%
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
1229 1962 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.85% 38.68% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1541 1672
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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