The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 545 509 519
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing Charles River 44 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 37
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£625 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £328
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +60.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 41 £625 +10.13% 22
South East -19 3 £700 +64.70%
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Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 45 (50.56%) Asset Management
3 37 (41.57%) Investment Management
4 36 (40.45%) Front Office
5 31 (34.83%) thinkFolio
6 30 (33.71%) Finance
7 23 (25.84%) Fixed Income
8 22 (24.72%) Markit EDM
9 18 (20.22%) Derivative
10 16 (17.98%) Back Office
10 16 (17.98%) SimCorp
10 16 (17.98%) SimCorp Dimension
11 13 (14.61%) Equities
11 13 (14.61%) LatentZero
12 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.36%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (11.24%) Bloomberg
14 10 (11.24%) Oracle
14 10 (11.24%) Banking
14 10 (11.24%) Fund Management
15 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (10.11%) Project Management
16 8 (8.99%) UNIX
16 8 (8.99%) Eagle PACE
16 8 (8.99%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.99%) Data Structures
17 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
17 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
17 7 (7.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (34.83%) thinkFolio
2 22 (24.72%) Markit EDM
3 16 (17.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 13 (14.61%) LatentZero
5 8 (8.99%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (4.49%) Tesseract
6 4 (4.49%) Minerva
6 4 (4.49%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 36 (40.45%) Front Office
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 16 (17.98%) Back Office
4 10 (11.24%) Banking
5 7 (7.87%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.49%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Business Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Project Manager
4 14 (15.73%) Applications Support
5 11 (12.36%) Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Charles River Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Charles River Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) Charles River Support Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Environment Manager
12 2 (2.25%) IT Project Manager
12 2 (2.25%) Data Manager
12 2 (2.25%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Fixed Income
2 18 (20.22%) Derivative
3 13 (14.61%) Equities
4 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.99%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.37%) DTCC
7 2 (2.25%) Wiki
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.25%) AS400
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) Asset Management
2 37 (41.57%) Investment Management
3 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (11.24%) Fund Management
6 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.11%) Project Management
7 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.74%) Wealth Management
9 5 (5.62%) BPR
9 5 (5.62%) Data Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) ITIL
9 5 (5.62%) Workflow
10 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.49%) Test Management
10 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.49%) Cash Management
11 3 (3.37%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) C#
2 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) CFA
2 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.12%) Control-M
2 1 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) SimCorp
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Bloomberg
3 6 (6.74%) Fidessa
4 5 (5.62%) Murex
4 5 (5.62%) Sophis
5 4 (4.49%) Metastorm
5 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Reuters
7 1 (1.12%) Misys
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Avaloq
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
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