The table below looks at the statistics for TradeThru 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 TradeThru over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SS&C TradeThru
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TradeThru 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TradeThru
London

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
230 460 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.63% 8.45% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 329 353
Average daily rate £500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £627
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -66.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

TradeThru
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TradeThru across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

TradeThru Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TradeThru
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 TradeThru across the City of London region.

TradeThru Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TradeThru
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TradeThru 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 TradeThru.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest

TradeThru
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TradeThru 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 TradeThru. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters