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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 519 535 468
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -67
Contract jobs citing Reuters 110 71 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.32% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 74
Median daily rate £475 £350 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -29.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £128 £475
% change year-on-year
+272.54% -73.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Reuters
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
22134 22290 21504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.22% 45.11% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13162 12457
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1024 996
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +12 85 £415 +18.57% 14
South East - 19 £500 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 £450 -
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UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (70.00%) Bloomberg
2 95 (45.24%) Finance
3 73 (34.76%) Windows
4 61 (29.05%) Microsoft
5 56 (26.67%) Front Office
6 49 (23.33%) Banking
7 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 45 (21.43%) SQL
8 45 (21.43%) Fixed Income
9 42 (20.00%) RMDS
10 41 (19.52%) Windows 7
11 40 (19.05%) Asset Management
12 39 (18.57%) Active Directory
13 38 (18.10%) MS Office
14 37 (17.62%) MS Excel
15 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (16.19%) Oracle
16 34 (16.19%) VMware
17 33 (15.71%) TIBCO
18 32 (15.24%) Rendezvous
18 32 (15.24%) C#
18 32 (15.24%) Electronic Trading
19 31 (14.76%) Unix
20 30 (14.29%) Blackberry
20 30 (14.29%) ION Trading
20 30 (14.29%) Investment Banking
21 28 (13.33%) Citrix
22 27 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 27 (12.86%) .NET
22 27 (12.86%) Linux

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 14 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.33%) Confluence
5 5 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.48%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (18.10%) MS Office
2 37 (17.62%) MS Excel
3 19 (9.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (20.00%) RMDS
2 15 (7.14%) Eikon
3 14 (6.67%) ION MarketView
4 11 (5.24%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.90%) Finacle
6 2 (0.95%) Kondor
6 2 (0.95%) TradeThru
7 1 (0.48%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.48%) Summit
7 1 (0.48%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) SAN
2 10 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.29%) WAN
4 8 (3.81%) SSL
5 7 (3.33%) Multicast
6 6 (2.86%) Firewall
6 6 (2.86%) Internet
6 6 (2.86%) LAN
7 5 (2.38%) NAS
7 5 (2.38%) WebEx
8 4 (1.90%) DNS
8 4 (1.90%) Skype
8 4 (1.90%) VPN
9 3 (1.43%) DHCP
9 3 (1.43%) VoIP
10 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.43%) Big Data
3 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) KDB
4 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 23 (10.95%) NUnit
3 15 (7.14%) JIRA
4 6 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 6 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 6 (2.86%) Subversion
5 4 (1.90%) JUnit
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 95 (45.24%) Finance
2 56 (26.67%) Front Office
3 49 (23.33%) Banking
4 30 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.29%) Legal
5 9 (4.29%) Retail
6 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.90%) Law
8 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (36.19%) Analyst
2 39 (18.57%) Developer
3 30 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 26 (12.38%) Support Analyst
5 23 (10.95%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 22 (10.48%) Business Analyst
7 21 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 19 (9.05%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 18 (8.57%) .NET Developer
10 16 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (7.62%) UX Developer
11 15 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
11 15 (7.14%) Support Engineer
11 15 (7.14%) WPF Developer
12 13 (6.19%) Applications Support
12 13 (6.19%) Data Business Analyst
13 12 (5.71%) XAML Developer
14 11 (5.24%) Data Analyst
14 11 (5.24%) Desktop Analyst
15 10 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.24%) Rendezvous
2 27 (12.86%) .NET
3 20 (9.52%) WPF
4 13 (6.19%) XML
5 12 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (4.76%) FpML
7 5 (2.38%) RFC 822
8 3 (1.43%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.95%) CSS
9 2 (0.95%) HTML
9 2 (0.95%) jQuery
9 2 (0.95%) JSON
9 2 (0.95%) Web Services
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.48%) J2EE
10 1 (0.48%) J2SE
10 1 (0.48%) JMS
10 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 36 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 27 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (11.90%) User Experience
6 16 (7.62%) iPhone
7 14 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (6.19%) Derivative
8 13 (6.19%) Equities
9 12 (5.71%) SWIFT
10 10 (4.76%) iPad
11 9 (4.29%) Data Centre
11 9 (4.29%) Reference Data
12 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (3.33%) Hedge funds
14 5 (2.38%) HP Storage
15 4 (1.90%) Eurex
16 3 (1.43%) BYOD
16 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (34.76%) Windows
2 41 (19.52%) Windows 7
3 31 (14.76%) Unix
4 27 (12.86%) Linux
5 25 (11.90%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.48%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.33%) Android
10 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.38%) AIX
11 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.43%) Solaris
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 32 (15.24%) Electronic Trading
3 25 (11.90%) Investment Management
3 25 (11.90%) MVVM
4 24 (11.43%) ITIL
5 21 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 20 (9.52%) Project Management
7 19 (9.05%) Migration
8 15 (7.14%) Change Management
9 14 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (5.24%) Change Control
11 11 (5.24%) Fund Accounting
11 11 (5.24%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.24%) Low Latency
11 11 (5.24%) Validation
12 9 (4.29%) BPR
12 9 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.43%) SQL
2 32 (15.24%) C#
3 20 (9.52%) XAML
4 18 (8.57%) Perl
5 14 (6.67%) Python
5 14 (6.67%) VBA
6 11 (5.24%) Java
6 11 (5.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.33%) C++
9 3 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (6.19%) ISEB
2 9 (4.29%) Degree
2 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.33%) MCSA
5 6 (2.86%) MCSE
6 5 (2.38%) CCNA
6 5 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.48%) EMIR
3 1 (0.48%) MiFID
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.90%) Xen
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.95%) Samba
6 2 (0.95%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.48%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 147 (70.00%) Bloomberg
2 61 (29.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (16.19%) Oracle
3 34 (16.19%) VMware
4 33 (15.71%) TIBCO
5 30 (14.29%) ION Trading
6 28 (13.33%) Citrix
7 25 (11.90%) HP
8 19 (9.05%) Cisco
9 18 (8.57%) FactSet
10 15 (7.14%) Charles River
11 10 (4.76%) Sybase
12 9 (4.29%) Dell
13 8 (3.81%) DataSynapse
13 8 (3.81%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.86%) eSpeed
14 6 (2.86%) Fidessa
14 6 (2.86%) iManage
14 6 (2.86%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.38%) Lotus