The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markit thinkFolio
London / City of London
Rank 143 148 182
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +34
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.064% 0.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.23% 0.88% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Median daily rate £625 £631 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £626 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £636 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £738 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.47% +195.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
217 226 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.32% 7.20% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 322
Median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £39.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -13.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +81.94%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 thinkFolio across the City of London region.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 10 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (70.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (30.00%) Charles River
3 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Eze Software Group
4 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) MiFID
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) LatentZero
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (10.00%) SimCorp

thinkFolio
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (10.00%) LatentZero
General
1 7 (70.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MiFID Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (30.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (30.00%) Charles River
2 2 (20.00%) Eze Software Group
2 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
3 1 (10.00%) SimCorp