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 27 April 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 569 561 474
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -87
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 14 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.36% 0.51% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 37
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£550 £563 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £650 £550
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
3905 4148 3810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 8.36% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2267 2440 2057
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 44 74
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.40 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.52 £53.50 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 -19 14 £550 -2.22% 7
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LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 23 (82.14%) Front Office
3 21 (75.00%) Asset Management
4 16 (57.14%) Fixed Income
4 16 (57.14%) Equities
5 14 (50.00%) Derivative
5 14 (50.00%) Fund Management
6 11 (39.29%) Bloomberg
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (39.29%) Fidessa
7 10 (35.71%) Investment Management
8 9 (32.14%) Charles River
9 8 (28.57%) VBA
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
11 6 (21.43%) Tesseract
11 6 (21.43%) Minerva
11 6 (21.43%) Sentinel
11 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
11 6 (21.43%) MS Access
12 5 (17.86%) Markit EDM
13 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
14 3 (10.71%) Back Office
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 6 (21.43%) Tesseract
2 6 (21.43%) Minerva
2 6 (21.43%) Sentinel
3 5 (17.86%) Markit EDM
4 2 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (82.14%) Front Office
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) VBA Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Excel Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Excel VBA Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 16 (57.14%) Equities
2 14 (50.00%) Derivative
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 14 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 10 (35.71%) Investment Management
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Change Control
8 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (3.57%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Fidessa
1 11 (39.29%) Bloomberg
2 9 (32.14%) Charles River
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Reuters
5 1 (3.57%) FactSet