The table below looks at the statistics for LatentZero skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LatentZero over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 566 536 505
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -31
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 13 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.033% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.39% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 39
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£600 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.30%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4516 4140 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.02% 8.53% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2457 2284 2441
Average daily rate £450 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 77 58
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £45.00 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -11.55%

LatentZero
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LatentZero Jobs Demand Trend in England

LatentZero
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LatentZero Daily Rate Trend in England

LatentZero
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LatentZero across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

LatentZero Daily Rate Histogram in England

LatentZero
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LatentZero Hourly Rate Trend in England

LatentZero
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 LatentZero within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +11 13 £600 +60.00%
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UK

LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

1 24 (72.73%) Investment Management
2 22 (66.67%) thinkFolio
3 21 (63.64%) Asset Management
4 19 (57.58%) Charles River
5 15 (45.45%) Front Office
6 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
6 12 (36.36%) Sentinel
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Bloomberg
8 8 (24.24%) Derivative
9 7 (21.21%) Fund Management
9 7 (21.21%) Minerva
10 6 (18.18%) Reuters
10 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) Markit EDM
11 5 (15.15%) Tesseract
11 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Fidessa
12 4 (12.12%) Banking
13 3 (9.09%) Murex
13 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
13 3 (9.09%) Finance
14 2 (6.06%) Back Office
14 2 (6.06%) Algorithmics
14 2 (6.06%) VBA
14 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
14 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
14 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
14 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
14 2 (6.06%) Equities

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Sentinel
2 7 (21.21%) Minerva
3 6 (18.18%) Markit EDM
4 5 (15.15%) Tesseract
5 2 (6.06%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (3.03%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (45.45%) Front Office
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 8 (24.24%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Investment Management
2 21 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 7 (21.21%) Fund Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) thinkFolio
2 19 (57.58%) Charles River
3 9 (27.27%) Bloomberg
4 6 (18.18%) Reuters
5 5 (15.15%) Fidessa
6 3 (9.09%) Murex
7 2 (6.06%) Algorithmics
7 2 (6.06%) Sophis
7 2 (6.06%) RIMES
8 1 (3.03%) SimCorp
8 1 (3.03%) Adobe
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Calypso
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) Informatica