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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK / England
Rank 556 585 558
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Contract jobs citing RMDS 23 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.057% 0.086%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 0.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 32
Median daily rate £650 £600 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3696 3784 4312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.83% 7.93% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2334 2319 2542
Median daily rate £450 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 33
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £69.07 £62.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.66%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 +19 23 £650 +8.33%
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 53 (91.38%) Reuters
2 51 (87.93%) TIBCO
2 51 (87.93%) Rendezvous
3 49 (84.48%) Electronic Trading
4 46 (79.31%) Oracle
5 44 (75.86%) Fixed Income
6 43 (74.14%) Front Office
7 39 (67.24%) ION Trading
8 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
9 33 (56.90%) FIX Protocol
10 31 (53.45%) Multithreading
11 27 (46.55%) Linux
12 25 (43.10%) Java
13 23 (39.66%) JUnit
14 20 (34.48%) C#
15 19 (32.76%) Workflow
15 19 (32.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (24.14%) Unix
17 12 (20.69%) Windows
18 11 (18.97%) .NET
18 11 (18.97%) C++
18 11 (18.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
19 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
19 10 (17.24%) Python
19 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (15.52%) WPF
20 9 (15.52%) MVVM
20 9 (15.52%) NUnit

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 19 (32.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.72%) Orchestrade
2 1 (1.72%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) NAS
2 3 (5.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.72%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) JUnit
2 9 (15.52%) NUnit
2 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
3 1 (1.72%) gulp
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (74.14%) Front Office
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 25 (43.10%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 19 (32.76%) C# Developer
4 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
5 16 (27.59%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 10 (17.24%) C++ Developer
6 10 (17.24%) C++/C# Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Real Time Developer
7 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (15.52%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
7 9 (15.52%) C# Pricing Developer
7 9 (15.52%) C# WPF Developer
7 9 (15.52%) C++ Pricing Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (15.52%) WPF Developer
7 9 (15.52%) XAML Developer
8 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (87.93%) Rendezvous
2 33 (56.90%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (18.97%) .NET
4 9 (15.52%) WPF
5 8 (13.79%) WinForms
6 3 (5.17%) HTML
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (1.72%) Ajax
8 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.72%) CSS
8 1 (1.72%) FpML
8 1 (1.72%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.72%) REST
8 1 (1.72%) SOAP
8 1 (1.72%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.72%) Web Services
8 1 (1.72%) XHTML
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (75.86%) Fixed Income
2 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (15.52%) User Experience
5 7 (12.07%) Derivative
6 5 (8.62%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (3.45%) Fintech
8 1 (1.72%) Equities
8 1 (1.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Linux
2 14 (24.14%) Unix
3 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Electronic Trading
2 31 (53.45%) Multithreading
3 19 (32.76%) Workflow
4 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.52%) MVVM
6 8 (13.79%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (12.07%) Algorithmic Trading
7 7 (12.07%) Market Making
8 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) CRM
9 2 (3.45%) Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) C#
3 11 (18.97%) C++
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) XAML
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) Clojure
8 1 (1.72%) Haskell
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.17%) NFS
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Reuters
2 51 (87.93%) TIBCO
3 46 (79.31%) Oracle
4 39 (67.24%) ION Trading
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.07%) Currenex
6 7 (12.07%) FXall
7 4 (6.90%) Sybase
8 3 (5.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) Splunk
9 1 (1.72%) Sun