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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 581 558 541
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.024% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
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£625 £600 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £498 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £328
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
4137 4511 4079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 9.14% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2461 2397 2194
Average daily rate £450 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 68 72
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.60 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.02 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 12 £625 +4.16% 10
South West - 2 - -
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LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (96.43%) thinkFolio
2 19 (67.86%) Front Office
3 17 (60.71%) Asset Management
4 15 (53.57%) Derivative
5 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
6 13 (46.43%) Charles River
7 12 (42.86%) Investment Management
8 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (32.14%) Equities
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 8 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (28.57%) Sentinel
11 7 (25.00%) Tesseract
11 7 (25.00%) Minerva
11 7 (25.00%) Fidessa
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Murex
12 5 (17.86%) BPR
12 5 (17.86%) Sophis
12 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Fund Management
12 5 (17.86%) CFA
12 5 (17.86%) SimCorp
12 5 (17.86%) SimCorp Dimension
13 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (14.29%) Markit EDM
13 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.29%) HP

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (96.43%) thinkFolio
2 8 (28.57%) Sentinel
3 7 (25.00%) Tesseract
3 7 (25.00%) Minerva
4 5 (17.86%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (14.29%) Markit EDM
6 2 (7.14%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (67.86%) Front Office
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Derivative
2 14 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 9 (32.14%) Equities
4 8 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Asset Management
2 12 (42.86%) Investment Management
3 10 (35.71%) Portfolio Management
4 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Fund Management
5 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) BPR
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Validation
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Management
9 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CFA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Charles River
2 7 (25.00%) Fidessa
3 5 (17.86%) Murex
3 5 (17.86%) Sophis
3 5 (17.86%) SimCorp
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.57%) Reuters
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) FactSet