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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
UK / England
Rank 449 508 484
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -24
Contract jobs citing Reuters 116 87 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 67
Median daily rate £620 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £184 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £615 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £525 £313
% change year-on-year
-51.19% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
18724 19958 21207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.16% 42.91% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11629 11888 12679
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 804 938
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +38 112 £620 +111.06% 12
South West - 3 £256 -
South East +14 1 - -
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 126 (63.00%) Bloomberg
2 88 (44.00%) Windows
3 83 (41.50%) Banking
4 63 (31.50%) Finance
5 59 (29.50%) Front Office
6 55 (27.50%) Electronic Trading
7 54 (27.00%) Linux
8 53 (26.50%) Windows 7
9 51 (25.50%) Oracle
10 50 (25.00%) RMDS
11 49 (24.50%) TIBCO
12 47 (23.50%) Rendezvous
13 44 (22.00%) Fixed Income
14 42 (21.00%) SQL
15 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 38 (19.00%) Windows Server
17 36 (18.00%) Unix
17 36 (18.00%) Java
17 36 (18.00%) Investment Banking
18 34 (17.00%) Microsoft
19 33 (16.50%) Multithreading
19 33 (16.50%) FIX Protocol
20 32 (16.00%) ION Trading
21 30 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (14.50%) Blackberry
23 26 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 25 (12.50%) Active Directory
25 24 (12.00%) C#
25 24 (12.00%) Python
26 23 (11.50%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.50%) IBM Notes
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 20 (10.00%) MS Office
2 13 (6.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (25.00%) RMDS
2 21 (10.50%) Eikon
3 3 (1.50%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.50%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Endur
4 1 (0.50%) Findur
4 1 (0.50%) Global One
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.50%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.50%) DNS
2 9 (4.50%) Firewall
2 9 (4.50%) Multicast
3 8 (4.00%) SAN
3 8 (4.00%) tcpdump
4 7 (3.50%) DHCP
4 7 (3.50%) VPN
5 6 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.50%) HTTP
7 4 (2.00%) Internet
7 4 (2.00%) VoIP
8 3 (1.50%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.50%) LDAP
8 3 (1.50%) NAS
8 3 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.00%) 3G
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.00%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.50%) Big Data
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.50%) MySQL
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.00%) MS Access
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.50%) KDB
7 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (11.00%) JUnit
2 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.50%) NUnit
4 4 (2.00%) JIRA
5 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.00%) Subversion
6 2 (1.00%) Toad
7 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (41.50%) Banking
2 63 (31.50%) Finance
3 59 (29.50%) Front Office
4 36 (18.00%) Investment Banking
5 18 (9.00%) Retail
5 18 (9.00%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.50%) Legal
7 5 (2.50%) Back Office
7 5 (2.50%) Publishing
8 4 (2.00%) Law
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (31.50%) Developer
2 50 (25.00%) Analyst
3 32 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 29 (14.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (13.00%) Support Analyst
6 24 (12.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 23 (11.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 22 (11.00%) C# Developer
8 22 (11.00%) Java Developer
8 22 (11.00%) Support Engineer
9 19 (9.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 18 (9.00%) SQL Analyst
11 17 (8.50%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (8.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (8.50%) Market Data Engineer
12 15 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 15 (7.50%) Data Engineer
12 15 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
13 14 (7.00%) Data Analyst
13 14 (7.00%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.50%) Rendezvous
2 33 (16.50%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.00%) WinForms
4 9 (4.50%) .NET
5 8 (4.00%) XML
6 6 (3.00%) WPF
7 4 (2.00%) XSLT
8 3 (1.50%) SOAP
8 3 (1.50%) Web Services
9 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.00%) HTML
9 2 (1.00%) MDX
9 2 (1.00%) STL
9 2 (1.00%) WCF
10 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.50%) Caliburn.Micro
10 1 (0.50%) CSS
10 1 (0.50%) jQuery
10 1 (0.50%) JSON
10 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.00%) Fixed Income
2 30 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.50%) Blackberry
4 26 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (8.00%) iPad
5 16 (8.00%) iPhone
6 14 (7.00%) Derivative
6 14 (7.00%) Equities
7 7 (3.50%) BYOD
7 7 (3.50%) User Experience
8 6 (3.00%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (3.00%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.00%) Data Conversion
10 4 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.00%) SCADA
11 3 (1.50%) Fintech
11 3 (1.50%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (44.00%) Windows
2 54 (27.00%) Linux
3 53 (26.50%) Windows 7
4 38 (19.00%) Windows Server
5 36 (18.00%) Unix
6 20 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 18 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.50%) Solaris
10 10 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.50%) Android
13 3 (1.50%) AIX
14 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.50%) Electronic Trading
2 33 (16.50%) Multithreading
3 23 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.50%) Workflow
5 18 (9.00%) Low Latency
6 16 (8.00%) High Availability
7 12 (6.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 12 (6.00%) Migration
8 11 (5.50%) Asset Management
8 11 (5.50%) Market Making
9 10 (5.00%) ITIL
10 8 (4.00%) Data Management
10 8 (4.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 8 (4.00%) Test Management
10 8 (4.00%) Time Management
11 7 (3.50%) Change Management
11 7 (3.50%) OO
12 6 (3.00%) Project Management
12 6 (3.00%) SDLC
12 6 (3.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.00%) SQL
2 36 (18.00%) Java
3 24 (12.00%) C#
3 24 (12.00%) Python
4 20 (10.00%) C++
5 11 (5.50%) Perl
6 10 (5.00%) VBA
7 9 (4.50%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.50%) AWK
9 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.50%) XAML
10 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.00%) C
12 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.00%) VB
13 1 (0.50%) Tcl
13 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.50%) PhD
3 6 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.50%) CCNP
4 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) CCNA
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) CCDP
6 1 (0.50%) CCIE
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.00%) XenApp
4 3 (1.50%) NFS
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.50%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 8 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.50%) Control-M
3 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.50%) SCCM
4 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.00%) DameWare
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 126 (63.00%) Bloomberg
2 51 (25.50%) Oracle
3 49 (24.50%) TIBCO
4 34 (17.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (16.00%) ION Trading
6 22 (11.00%) Citrix
7 21 (10.50%) Cisco
7 21 (10.50%) Lotus
8 18 (9.00%) HP
8 18 (9.00%) VMware
9 13 (6.50%) Red Hat
10 12 (6.00%) FXall
11 11 (5.50%) Currenex
12 8 (4.00%) Juniper
12 8 (4.00%) Sun
13 6 (3.00%) FactSet
14 5 (2.50%) Fixnetix
14 5 (2.50%) GoldenSource
14 5 (2.50%) Symantec
15 4 (2.00%) Fidessa
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