The table below looks at the statistics for RMDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RMDS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 604 564 514
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -50
Contract jobs citing RMDS 33 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.82% 1.20% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 64
Median daily rate £600 £563 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £845
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RMDS
UK

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
4010 4087 4472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.87% 8.06% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2356 2625
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 49
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £62.87 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -21.54%

RMDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RMDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RMDS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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 -17 33 £600 +6.66% 2
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RMDS 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 RMDS.

1 40 (75.47%) Reuters
2 34 (64.15%) ION Trading
3 32 (60.38%) Fixed Income
4 31 (58.49%) Front Office
5 30 (56.60%) TIBCO
6 29 (54.72%) Oracle
7 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
7 28 (52.83%) Rendezvous
7 28 (52.83%) Electronic Trading
8 23 (43.40%) .NET
8 23 (43.40%) C#
9 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
9 22 (41.51%) MVVM
9 22 (41.51%) User Experience
10 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (37.74%) Visual Studio
11 20 (37.74%) XAML
11 20 (37.74%) NUnit
11 20 (37.74%) WPF
12 18 (33.96%) ION MarketView
13 14 (26.42%) Finance
14 12 (22.64%) Java
14 12 (22.64%) Unix
15 9 (16.98%) Banking
15 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (16.98%) Linux
15 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
16 8 (15.09%) ITIL
16 8 (15.09%) Bloomberg
16 8 (15.09%) Cisco

RMDS
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 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (33.96%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) FCoE
3 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.89%) Multicast
3 1 (1.89%) NAS
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) HBase
2 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) NUnit
1 20 (37.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) JUnit
2 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Grunt
3 2 (3.77%) gulp
4 1 (1.89%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (58.49%) Front Office
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 9 (16.98%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 19 (35.85%) C# Developer
4 16 (30.19%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
5 15 (28.30%) C# WPF Developer
5 15 (28.30%) WPF Developer
6 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) UX Developer
7 12 (22.64%) XAML Developer
8 10 (18.87%) Analyst
8 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
9 7 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
10 5 (9.43%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 5 (9.43%) Front Office Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Consultant
11 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) Rendezvous
2 23 (43.40%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) WPF
4 5 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (9.43%) Middleware
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) HTML5
6 3 (5.66%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (5.66%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (3.77%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ
8 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.89%) SOAP
8 1 (1.89%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (60.38%) Fixed Income
2 22 (41.51%) User Experience
3 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) SWIFT
5 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.66%) Derivative
7 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Unix
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Electronic Trading
2 22 (41.51%) MVVM
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Change Control
5 7 (13.21%) Change Management
5 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
6 5 (9.43%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (5.66%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.89%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.89%) OOD
9 1 (1.89%) RAD
9 1 (1.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) XAML
3 12 (22.64%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) KVM
2 1 (1.89%) NFS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) SRDF
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Reuters
2 34 (64.15%) ION Trading
3 30 (56.60%) TIBCO
4 29 (54.72%) Oracle
5 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.09%) Bloomberg
6 8 (15.09%) Cisco
6 8 (15.09%) VMware
7 7 (13.21%) Citrix
8 3 (5.66%) Sybase
9 1 (1.89%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Informatica
9 1 (1.89%) Intel
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Solace
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) StreamBase
9 1 (1.89%) Sun