The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
UK / England
Rank 449 507 502
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -5
Contract jobs citing Reuters 112 104 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 56
Median daily rate £620 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £100 £415
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -75.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £21.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18314 20398 21698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.53% 42.90% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11491 12361 12736
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 795 919
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.77% +21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in England

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in England

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in England

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in England

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 107 £620 +77.14% 20
South West - 3 £256 -
South East - 2 £600 -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 133 (62.44%) Bloomberg
2 85 (39.91%) Banking
3 80 (37.56%) Windows
4 63 (29.58%) Finance
5 59 (27.70%) Front Office
6 58 (27.23%) Linux
7 56 (26.29%) Electronic Trading
8 53 (24.88%) Oracle
9 52 (24.41%) RMDS
10 49 (23.00%) TIBCO
11 48 (22.54%) Rendezvous
11 48 (22.54%) Fixed Income
12 47 (22.07%) Windows 7
13 45 (21.13%) SQL Server
14 43 (20.19%) SQL
15 38 (17.84%) Unix
15 38 (17.84%) Investment Banking
16 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
16 37 (17.37%) ION Trading
17 35 (16.43%) Multithreading
17 35 (16.43%) Windows Server
18 33 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
18 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (15.49%) Java
19 30 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (13.62%) C#
21 28 (13.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 27 (12.68%) Active Directory
23 25 (11.74%) MS Office
23 25 (11.74%) Python

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (8.45%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.41%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.94%) CMS
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (11.74%) MS Office
2 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 17 (7.98%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (24.41%) RMDS
2 18 (8.45%) Eikon
3 3 (1.41%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.41%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.94%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Global One
5 1 (0.47%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.47%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.69%) DNS
2 10 (4.69%) Firewall
2 10 (4.69%) Multicast
3 8 (3.76%) SAN
3 8 (3.76%) tcpdump
3 8 (3.76%) VPN
4 7 (3.29%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.29%) DHCP
5 5 (2.35%) HTTP
5 5 (2.35%) Internet
6 4 (1.88%) NAS
7 3 (1.41%) BGP
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.41%) LAN
7 3 (1.41%) LDAP
7 3 (1.41%) OSPF
7 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.41%) VoIP
7 3 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Big Data
3 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) KDB
5 3 (1.41%) MySQL
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.41%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) MS Access
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (10.80%) JUnit
2 9 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.76%) NUnit
4 4 (1.88%) JIRA
5 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.94%) Subversion
6 2 (0.94%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) ERwin
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (39.91%) Banking
2 63 (29.58%) Finance
3 59 (27.70%) Front Office
4 38 (17.84%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.04%) Retail
5 15 (7.04%) Retail Banking
6 11 (5.16%) Legal
7 5 (2.35%) Law
8 4 (1.88%) Publishing
9 3 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.94%) Back Office
10 2 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.94%) French Language
10 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (33.33%) Developer
2 42 (19.72%) Analyst
3 29 (13.62%) Desktop Support
4 25 (11.74%) C# Developer
4 25 (11.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 23 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (10.33%) Java Developer
6 22 (10.33%) Support Analyst
7 19 (8.92%) Market Data Engineer
7 19 (8.92%) Support Engineer
8 17 (7.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 17 (7.98%) Data Engineer
8 17 (7.98%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 16 (7.51%) Python Developer
10 15 (7.04%) Architect
10 15 (7.04%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (6.57%) C++ Developer
11 14 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (6.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.54%) Rendezvous
2 33 (15.49%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (6.57%) .NET
4 11 (5.16%) WinForms
5 10 (4.69%) WPF
6 9 (4.23%) XML
7 5 (2.35%) HTML
8 4 (1.88%) XSLT
9 3 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.41%) CSS
9 3 (1.41%) SOAP
9 3 (1.41%) WCF
9 3 (1.41%) Web Services
10 2 (0.94%) Caliburn.Micro
10 2 (0.94%) Java EE
10 2 (0.94%) Java SE
10 2 (0.94%) JNI
10 2 (0.94%) jQuery
10 2 (0.94%) Spring
10 2 (0.94%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.54%) Fixed Income
2 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (13.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (10.33%) Blackberry
5 17 (7.98%) Derivative
6 13 (6.10%) iPad
6 13 (6.10%) iPhone
7 12 (5.63%) Equities
8 10 (4.69%) User Experience
9 7 (3.29%) BYOD
10 6 (2.82%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.35%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (2.35%) Fintech
11 5 (2.35%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.88%) Data Conversion
12 4 (1.88%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.88%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.56%) Windows
2 58 (27.23%) Linux
3 47 (22.07%) Windows 7
4 38 (17.84%) Unix
5 35 (16.43%) Windows Server
6 16 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.10%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.63%) Solaris
10 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.35%) Android
12 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.88%) AIX
14 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.29%) Electronic Trading
2 35 (16.43%) Multithreading
3 30 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.80%) Workflow
5 22 (10.33%) Low Latency
6 21 (9.86%) High Availability
7 10 (4.69%) Algorithmic Trading
7 10 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 10 (4.69%) MVVM
8 8 (3.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.76%) Multithreaded Programming
8 8 (3.76%) Time Management
9 7 (3.29%) Change Management
9 7 (3.29%) Data Engineering
9 7 (3.29%) Data Management
9 7 (3.29%) ITIL
9 7 (3.29%) Market Making
9 7 (3.29%) OO
9 7 (3.29%) SOA
9 7 (3.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.19%) SQL
2 33 (15.49%) Java
3 29 (13.62%) C#
4 25 (11.74%) Python
5 21 (9.86%) C++
6 11 (5.16%) Perl
7 9 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.23%) VBA
8 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.76%) XAML
9 6 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.41%) AWK
10 3 (1.41%) Scala
10 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.94%) C
11 2 (0.94%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Tcl
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.45%) Degree
2 15 (7.04%) PhD
3 5 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.41%) CCNP
4 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) CCDP
5 1 (0.47%) CCIE
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) MCP
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.88%) MiFID
2 4 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.88%) XenApp
4 3 (1.41%) NFS
4 3 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.94%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 8 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.41%) Control-M
3 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.94%) DameWare
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 133 (62.44%) Bloomberg
2 53 (24.88%) Oracle
3 49 (23.00%) TIBCO
4 37 (17.37%) ION Trading
4 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
5 24 (11.27%) Citrix
6 21 (9.86%) Cisco
7 19 (8.92%) VMware
8 18 (8.45%) Lotus
9 17 (7.98%) HP
10 13 (6.10%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.69%) FXall
12 8 (3.76%) Juniper
13 7 (3.29%) Currenex
14 6 (2.82%) FactSet
15 5 (2.35%) Fixnetix
15 5 (2.35%) IBM
15 5 (2.35%) Sun
15 5 (2.35%) Sybase
15 5 (2.35%) Symantec
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