The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 31 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 Vendors for the England 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 493 492 454
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Contract jobs citing Charles River 73 47 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 90
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £695 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22496 21802 24502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.80% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12762 12179 12830
Average daily rate £388 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1111 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Charles River across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in England

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Charles River across the England region.

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in England

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in England

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Charles River across the England region.

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in England

Charles River
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 69 £600 +20.00% 18
South East -6 3 £425 -32.00%
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Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 77 (56.20%) Asset Management
2 65 (47.45%) Front Office
3 62 (45.26%) Investment Management
4 56 (40.88%) SQL
5 48 (35.04%) Finance
6 34 (24.82%) Fund Management
7 32 (23.36%) Fixed Income
8 27 (19.71%) thinkFolio
9 25 (18.25%) Banking
10 23 (16.79%) Business Analysis
11 21 (15.33%) Derivative
12 20 (14.60%) LatentZero
12 20 (14.60%) Back Office
13 19 (13.87%) Markit EDM
14 18 (13.14%) Portfolio Management
15 15 (10.95%) Investment Banking
16 14 (10.22%) Java
17 13 (9.49%) Sophis
18 12 (8.76%) Workflow
18 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
19 11 (8.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 11 (8.03%) ISO 9001
19 11 (8.03%) Equities
20 10 (7.30%) iPad
21 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
21 9 (6.57%) Calypso
22 8 (5.84%) Bloomberg
23 7 (5.11%) .NET
23 7 (5.11%) XML
23 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.60%) LatentZero
2 19 (13.87%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.92%) Minerva
4 3 (2.19%) Sentinel
4 3 (2.19%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.46%) LongView
5 2 (1.46%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.73%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.73%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) HTTP
1 1 (0.73%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.19%) QlikView
3 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) MS Access
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.73%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
General
1 65 (47.45%) Front Office
2 48 (35.04%) Finance
3 25 (18.25%) Banking
4 20 (14.60%) Back Office
5 15 (10.95%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (64.23%) Analyst
2 47 (34.31%) Business Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 21 (15.33%) Test Analyst
5 14 (10.22%) Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.03%) Consultant
8 9 (6.57%) Charles River Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Charles River Support Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Product Specialist
11 3 (2.19%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.19%) Programmer
11 3 (2.19%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Test Manager
12 2 (1.46%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) .NET
1 7 (5.11%) XML
2 2 (1.46%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.73%) LINQ
3 1 (0.73%) Swing
3 1 (0.73%) Middleware
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Fixed Income
2 21 (15.33%) Derivative
3 11 (8.03%) Equities
3 11 (8.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (7.30%) iPad
5 5 (3.65%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.19%) PMI
7 3 (2.19%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.73%) AS400
8 1 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) UNIX
1 2 (1.46%) Windows
1 2 (1.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.20%) Asset Management
2 62 (45.26%) Investment Management
3 34 (24.82%) Fund Management
4 23 (16.79%) Business Analysis
5 18 (13.14%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
6 12 (8.76%) Workflow
7 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.65%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.65%) Data Management
9 5 (3.65%) Project Management
10 4 (2.92%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.92%) Migration
10 4 (2.92%) Release Management
11 3 (2.19%) System Testing
11 3 (2.19%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.88%) SQL
2 14 (10.22%) Java
3 4 (2.92%) VBA
4 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.73%) C#
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) VBScript
6 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.73%) ISEB
2 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) thinkFolio
2 13 (9.49%) Sophis
3 9 (6.57%) Calypso
4 8 (5.84%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.38%) SimCorp
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle
6 5 (3.65%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.92%) RIMES
8 3 (2.19%) FactSet
8 3 (2.19%) Murex
8 3 (2.19%) Misys
8 3 (2.19%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (1.46%) Algorithmics
9 2 (1.46%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.73%) HP
10 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.73%) Reuters
10 1 (0.73%) VMware
10 1 (0.73%) StatPro
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