The table below looks at the statistics for PolarLake 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 PolarLake over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bloomberg PolarLake
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PolarLake 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PolarLake
UK

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
3731 4275 4252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 9.08% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2527 2267
Average daily rate £438 £439 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 57
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £62.90 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

PolarLake
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PolarLake Jobs Demand Trend in England

PolarLake
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PolarLake Daily Rate Trend in England

PolarLake
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PolarLake 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 PolarLake.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (100.00%) SmartCo
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

PolarLake
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PolarLake 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 PolarLake. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) SmartCo