The first table below looks at the demand for Straight-Through Processing skills 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 Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 194 212 223
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.18% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.24% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£583 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £422 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £580 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Straight-Through Processing
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Straight-Through Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Straight-Through Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Straight-Through Processing
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 Straight-Through Processing across the City of London region.

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Straight-Through Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the City of London region.

Straight-Through Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) W3C
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) WAI
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) Calypso
1 1 (12.50%) Actuate
1 1 (12.50%) Reuters
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg