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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 553 564 502
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -62
Contract jobs citing Reuters 75 70 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 70
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £177 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £674 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £750 £375
% change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
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
22611 23074 23341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 44.26% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14016 13914 13300
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 990 1033
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.60 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +0.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -14 67 £500 +5.26% 8
South East +16 6 £275 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
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UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 133 (71.89%) Bloomberg
2 85 (45.95%) Windows
3 80 (43.24%) Finance
4 53 (28.65%) Microsoft
5 49 (26.49%) Front Office
5 49 (26.49%) Banking
6 47 (25.41%) SQL Server
7 41 (22.16%) Oracle
8 39 (21.08%) SQL
9 38 (20.54%) Linux
10 37 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 36 (19.46%) Active Directory
12 35 (18.92%) Windows Server
13 34 (18.38%) RMDS
14 33 (17.84%) Asset Management
15 31 (16.76%) Fixed Income
16 30 (16.22%) TIBCO
16 30 (16.22%) Unix
16 30 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
17 29 (15.68%) MS Excel
17 29 (15.68%) Rendezvous
18 28 (15.14%) HP
18 28 (15.14%) VMware
18 28 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (14.05%) Citrix
20 25 (13.51%) C#
20 25 (13.51%) ION Trading
20 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking
21 23 (12.43%) .NET
21 23 (12.43%) Blackberry

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 13 (7.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.78%) Confluence
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.62%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.54%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.35%) MS Office
3 11 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (18.38%) RMDS
2 14 (7.57%) Eikon
3 7 (3.78%) ION MarketView
4 3 (1.62%) Finacle
4 3 (1.62%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.08%) Endur
5 2 (1.08%) Findur
6 1 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.19%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.49%) SAN
3 10 (5.41%) DNS
3 10 (5.41%) Firewall
4 7 (3.78%) DHCP
5 6 (3.24%) WAN
6 5 (2.70%) Internet
6 5 (2.70%) NAS
6 5 (2.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.16%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.16%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.62%) LAN
8 3 (1.62%) Multicast
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.08%) MPLS
9 2 (1.08%) OSPF
9 2 (1.08%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.08%) VLAN
9 2 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) Big Data
2 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.54%) KDB
7 1 (0.54%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.27%) NUnit
3 9 (4.86%) JIRA
4 5 (2.70%) JUnit
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.08%) Subversion
5 2 (1.08%) Toad
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (43.24%) Finance
2 49 (26.49%) Banking
2 49 (26.49%) Front Office
3 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.41%) Legal
4 10 (5.41%) Retail
5 8 (4.32%) Back Office
6 5 (2.70%) Publishing
6 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.16%) Law
7 4 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) International Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (30.27%) Analyst
2 37 (20.00%) Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Desktop Support
4 23 (12.43%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.81%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 18 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.11%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 14 (7.57%) Business Analyst
9 13 (7.03%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.49%) Architect
11 11 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.95%) UX Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.86%) C# WPF Developer
13 9 (4.86%) Data Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Desktop Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.86%) WPF Developer
14 8 (4.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 8 (4.32%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.68%) Rendezvous
2 23 (12.43%) .NET
3 17 (9.19%) XML
4 12 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (6.49%) WPF
5 10 (5.41%) FpML
6 5 (2.70%) RFC 822
6 5 (2.70%) XSLT
7 3 (1.62%) CSS
7 3 (1.62%) HTML
7 3 (1.62%) jQuery
7 3 (1.62%) JSON
8 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.08%) MDX
8 2 (1.08%) Web Services
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.08%) XMPP
9 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.54%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.76%) Fixed Income
2 28 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (12.43%) Blackberry
4 20 (10.81%) User Experience
5 18 (9.73%) Data Centre
6 17 (9.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (6.49%) iPhone
8 11 (5.95%) SWIFT
9 10 (5.41%) Reference Data
10 9 (4.86%) Equities
11 7 (3.78%) Hedge funds
11 7 (3.78%) iPad
11 7 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (3.24%) Derivative
13 4 (2.16%) SCADA
14 3 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.62%) HP Storage
14 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.62%) Replication
15 2 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 85 (45.95%) Windows
2 38 (20.54%) Linux
3 37 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 35 (18.92%) Windows Server
5 30 (16.22%) Unix
6 17 (9.19%) Windows XP
7 13 (7.03%) AIX
7 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.86%) Solaris
8 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.70%) Android
9 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.84%) Asset Management
2 30 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
3 20 (10.81%) MVVM
4 19 (10.27%) ITIL
5 16 (8.65%) Low Latency
6 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.11%) Investment Management
6 15 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.03%) Migration
8 12 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.49%) High Availability
9 11 (5.95%) Fund Accounting
10 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.86%) BPR
11 9 (4.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 9 (4.86%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.86%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (4.86%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) SQL
2 25 (13.51%) C#
3 20 (10.81%) Java
4 16 (8.65%) VBA
5 15 (8.11%) Python
6 14 (7.57%) C++
7 12 (6.49%) XAML
8 8 (4.32%) Perl
8 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.08%) AWK
11 2 (1.08%) C
11 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.08%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) ISEB
3 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.32%) MCSA
5 5 (2.70%) CCNA
6 4 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.62%) MCP
7 3 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) CCNP
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 36 (19.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.95%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.08%) Samba
5 2 (1.08%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.54%) NFS
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) SCCM
2 4 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.08%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.08%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.54%) DameWare
Vendors
1 133 (71.89%) Bloomberg
2 53 (28.65%) Microsoft
3 41 (22.16%) Oracle
4 30 (16.22%) TIBCO
5 28 (15.14%) HP
5 28 (15.14%) VMware
6 26 (14.05%) Citrix
7 25 (13.51%) ION Trading
8 20 (10.81%) Cisco
9 17 (9.19%) FactSet
10 12 (6.49%) Dell
11 11 (5.95%) Charles River
11 11 (5.95%) IBM
12 10 (5.41%) Hortonworks
12 10 (5.41%) Symantec
13 7 (3.78%) iManage
14 6 (3.24%) FXall
15 5 (2.70%) Currenex
16 4 (2.16%) GoldenSource
16 4 (2.16%) MobileIron
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