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 30 July 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.

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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 534 567 492
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -75
Contract jobs citing Reuters 87 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.31% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 65
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £735 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £750 £270
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +177.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
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UK

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
22381 22783 22248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13945 13752 12569
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 986 1011
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 64 £500 +33.33% 7
South East +30 17 £475 -
North West +2 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 147 (72.41%) Bloomberg
2 88 (43.35%) Finance
3 78 (38.42%) Windows
4 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
5 53 (26.11%) Front Office
6 52 (25.62%) Banking
6 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
7 45 (22.17%) Active Directory
8 43 (21.18%) Oracle
9 42 (20.69%) Fixed Income
9 42 (20.69%) RMDS
10 40 (19.70%) SQL
11 39 (19.21%) Linux
12 38 (18.72%) VMware
13 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (17.24%) Citrix
15 34 (16.75%) TIBCO
16 33 (16.26%) Rendezvous
16 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
16 33 (16.26%) Electronic Trading
17 32 (15.76%) MS Excel
17 32 (15.76%) C#
17 32 (15.76%) Unix
17 32 (15.76%) Asset Management
18 31 (15.27%) ION Trading
19 30 (14.78%) .NET
19 30 (14.78%) Windows Server
20 28 (13.79%) Investment Banking
21 27 (13.30%) MVVM
21 27 (13.30%) User Experience

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 17 (8.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (3.45%) Confluence
3 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.32%) MS Office
3 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (20.69%) RMDS
2 15 (7.39%) ION MarketView
3 11 (5.42%) Eikon
4 4 (1.97%) Finacle
5 3 (1.48%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.49%) Endur
6 1 (0.49%) Findur
6 1 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.49%) Summit
6 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.49%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.91%) Firewall
2 12 (5.91%) SAN
3 9 (4.43%) DNS
4 8 (3.94%) SSL
5 7 (3.45%) VPN
5 7 (3.45%) WAN
6 6 (2.96%) DHCP
6 6 (2.96%) Multicast
7 5 (2.46%) Internet
7 5 (2.46%) NAS
8 4 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.97%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.97%) LAN
9 3 (1.48%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.99%) IPsec
10 2 (0.99%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.99%) VLAN
10 2 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.42%) Big Data
2 11 (5.42%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.49%) KDB
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 25 (12.32%) NUnit
3 9 (4.43%) JIRA
4 3 (1.48%) JUnit
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.99%) Subversion
5 2 (0.99%) Toad
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (43.35%) Finance
2 53 (26.11%) Front Office
3 52 (25.62%) Banking
4 28 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.93%) Legal
6 7 (3.45%) Back Office
6 7 (3.45%) Retail
7 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.46%) Publishing
9 4 (1.97%) Law
10 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) French Language
11 1 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.49%) International Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (27.59%) Analyst
2 44 (21.67%) Developer
3 29 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 24 (11.82%) C# Developer
4 24 (11.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 21 (10.34%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
6 20 (9.85%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.37%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Business Analyst
8 15 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.39%) UX Developer
9 14 (6.90%) C# WPF Developer
9 14 (6.90%) WPF Developer
10 12 (5.91%) Architect
11 11 (5.42%) XAML Developer
12 10 (4.93%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.93%) Front Office Developer
13 9 (4.43%) Service Analyst
13 9 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.26%) Rendezvous
2 30 (14.78%) .NET
3 19 (9.36%) WPF
4 17 (8.37%) XML
5 10 (4.93%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (4.93%) FpML
6 5 (2.46%) RFC 822
6 5 (2.46%) XSLT
7 3 (1.48%) CSS
7 3 (1.48%) HTML
7 3 (1.48%) jQuery
7 3 (1.48%) JSON
7 3 (1.48%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.99%) MDX
8 2 (0.99%) Web Services
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.49%) J2EE
9 1 (0.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.69%) Fixed Income
2 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.30%) User Experience
4 21 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 21 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (8.87%) Data Centre
6 13 (6.40%) Reference Data
7 12 (5.91%) Equities
8 11 (5.42%) iPhone
8 11 (5.42%) SWIFT
9 9 (4.43%) Derivative
9 9 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (3.94%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.46%) iPad
12 3 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.48%) Eurex
12 3 (1.48%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.42%) Windows
2 39 (19.21%) Linux
3 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
4 32 (15.76%) Unix
5 30 (14.78%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.40%) AIX
7 12 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.91%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.43%) Solaris
9 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.45%) Android
11 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.46%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.26%) Electronic Trading
2 32 (15.76%) Asset Management
3 27 (13.30%) MVVM
4 22 (10.84%) ITIL
5 21 (10.34%) Project Management
6 20 (9.85%) Low Latency
7 18 (8.87%) Investment Management
7 18 (8.87%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.91%) Change Management
9 12 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.91%) High Availability
9 12 (5.91%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (5.42%) Change Control
10 11 (5.42%) Fund Accounting
11 9 (4.43%) BPR
11 9 (4.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.70%) SQL
2 32 (15.76%) C#
3 19 (9.36%) XAML
4 16 (7.88%) VBA
5 14 (6.90%) C++
5 14 (6.90%) Java
5 14 (6.90%) Python
6 11 (5.42%) Perl
7 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.97%) VB
9 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.48%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.99%) AWK
10 2 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) ISEB
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.43%) MCSA
3 8 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.45%) MCSE
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.96%) Degree
6 4 (1.97%) CCNA
6 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 45 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.99%) Samba
5 2 (0.99%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.99%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.99%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.49%) DameWare
Vendors
1 147 (72.41%) Bloomberg
2 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (21.18%) Oracle
4 38 (18.72%) VMware
5 35 (17.24%) Citrix
6 34 (16.75%) TIBCO
7 31 (15.27%) ION Trading
8 26 (12.81%) HP
9 24 (11.82%) Cisco
10 17 (8.37%) FactSet
11 13 (6.40%) Dell
12 11 (5.42%) Charles River
12 11 (5.42%) IBM
13 10 (4.93%) Hortonworks
14 8 (3.94%) Symantec
15 7 (3.45%) iManage
16 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.46%) eSpeed
18 4 (1.97%) Fidessa
18 4 (1.97%) Intel Security
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McGregor Boyall
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