The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 522 496 481
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs citing RMDS 42 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.03% 1.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 30
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£563 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4096 3961 3490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.60% 8.66% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2168 1817
Average daily rate £450 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.20 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.95 £59.90 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RMDS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

RMDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RMDS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RMDS Daily Rate Trend in England

RMDS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RMDS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

RMDS Daily Rate Histogram in England

RMDS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RMDS Hourly Rate Trend in England

RMDS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 34 £563 -10.00% 5
South East -21 8 - -
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UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RMDS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RMDS.

1 44 (59.46%) Java
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 26 (35.14%) Oracle
3 26 (35.14%) TIBCO
4 25 (33.78%) Bloomberg
5 24 (32.43%) Rendezvous
6 22 (29.73%) UNIX
6 22 (29.73%) Front Office
7 21 (28.38%) Reuters
8 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
9 19 (25.68%) Banking
9 19 (25.68%) ION Trading
9 19 (25.68%) Low Latency
10 18 (24.32%) 29West
10 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
10 18 (24.32%) Firewall
10 18 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
10 18 (24.32%) Wireshark
10 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.32%) SQL
11 16 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (21.62%) Finance
11 16 (21.62%) F5
12 15 (20.27%) Multicast
12 15 (20.27%) ITIL
13 14 (18.92%) DNS
13 14 (18.92%) ION MarketView
14 13 (17.57%) Windows
14 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP

RMDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RMDS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RMDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) IIS
1 7 (9.46%) Apache
1 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 14 (18.92%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) Firewall
1 18 (24.32%) Wireshark
2 15 (20.27%) Multicast
3 14 (18.92%) DNS
4 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (12.16%) DHCP
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security
7 5 (6.76%) BIG-IP
8 4 (5.41%) LAN
8 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.41%) SAN
9 3 (4.05%) NAS
10 2 (2.70%) FCoE
10 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.70%) Internet
10 2 (2.70%) HTTP
11 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Introscope
1 5 (6.76%) JMeter
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (29.73%) Front Office
2 19 (25.68%) Banking
3 16 (21.62%) Finance
4 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Market Data Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Network Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Market Data Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Java Swing Developer
11 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) Rendezvous
2 18 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (9.46%) Middleware
3 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
5 5 (6.76%) Java EE
6 4 (5.41%) JavaFX
6 4 (5.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) CSS
6 4 (5.41%) Web Services
6 4 (5.41%) Swing
7 3 (4.05%) WebSockets
8 2 (2.70%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) XSLT
8 2 (2.70%) WPF
9 1 (1.35%) JMS
9 1 (1.35%) WinForms
9 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Fixed Income
2 16 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) UNIX
3 13 (17.57%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
2 19 (25.68%) Low Latency
3 15 (20.27%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.86%) Change Management
5 11 (14.86%) Network Architecture
6 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.81%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
7 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.76%) Release Management
7 5 (6.76%) Load Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
8 4 (5.41%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.76%) C++
4 3 (4.05%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) NFS
2 2 (2.70%) Xen
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.70%) SRDF
2 2 (2.70%) KVM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Oracle
1 26 (35.14%) TIBCO
2 25 (33.78%) Bloomberg
3 21 (28.38%) Reuters
4 19 (25.68%) ION Trading
5 18 (24.32%) 29West
6 16 (21.62%) F5
7 11 (14.86%) TippingPoint
7 11 (14.86%) Tradeweb
7 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
7 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.86%) Radianz
7 11 (14.86%) Juniper
8 10 (13.51%) Cisco
8 10 (13.51%) Tufin
8 10 (13.51%) LogLogic
9 8 (10.81%) NetScout
9 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.05%) Sybase
10 3 (4.05%) VMware
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