The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 571 449 558
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +109
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 19 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.13% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.44% 1.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 12
Average daily rate £563 £525 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £550 £463
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
LatentZero
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -57 19 £563 +9.75% 10
LatentZero
UK

LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (74.19%) thinkFolio
2 22 (70.97%) Asset Management
2 22 (70.97%) Front Office
3 19 (61.29%) Charles River
3 19 (61.29%) Investment Management
4 12 (38.71%) Fixed Income
5 10 (32.26%) Tesseract
5 10 (32.26%) Minerva
5 10 (32.26%) Derivative
6 9 (29.03%) Fund Management
7 8 (25.81%) Sentinel
7 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
7 8 (25.81%) Banking
7 8 (25.81%) Capstone
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) Fidessa
8 6 (19.35%) Equities
8 6 (19.35%) Markit EDM
9 5 (16.13%) Murex
9 5 (16.13%) Bloomberg
10 4 (12.90%) Calypso
10 4 (12.90%) Sophis
11 3 (9.68%) Analytics
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (9.68%) MS Project
11 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.68%) C#

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Tesseract
1 10 (32.26%) Minerva
2 8 (25.81%) Sentinel
2 8 (25.81%) Capstone
3 6 (19.35%) Markit EDM
4 2 (6.45%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (70.97%) Front Office
2 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) VBA Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Fixed Income
2 10 (32.26%) Derivative
3 6 (19.35%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Asset Management
2 19 (61.29%) Investment Management
3 9 (29.03%) Fund Management
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) EMIR
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) thinkFolio
2 19 (61.29%) Charles River
3 6 (19.35%) Fidessa
4 5 (16.13%) Murex
4 5 (16.13%) Bloomberg
5 4 (12.90%) Calypso
5 4 (12.90%) Sophis
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Reuters
8 1 (3.23%) RIMES
8 1 (3.23%) Linedata
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