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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
Rank 617 620 571
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -49
Contract jobs citing RMDS 18 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.017% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 0.21% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 30
Median daily rate £595 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £625 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £633 £700
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
4187 4320 4952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 8.15% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2547 2531 2730
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £422
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 73
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.64 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.35% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.51 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £21.64 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+70.97% -25.37%

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 25 August 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 25 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 -4 18 £595 -4.80%
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 35 (76.09%) SQL Server
1 35 (76.09%) TIBCO
1 35 (76.09%) Electronic Trading
2 33 (71.74%) Reuters
2 33 (71.74%) Front Office
3 32 (69.57%) Rendezvous
4 29 (63.04%) Oracle
5 28 (60.87%) Fixed Income
6 25 (54.35%) ION Trading
7 24 (52.17%) C#
7 24 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (45.65%) User Experience
8 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
8 21 (45.65%) .NET
9 20 (43.48%) MVVM
10 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
10 19 (41.30%) NUnit
11 14 (30.43%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (28.26%) WPF
12 13 (28.26%) Python
13 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 12 (26.09%) Linux
13 12 (26.09%) XAML
14 11 (23.91%) Unix
14 11 (23.91%) Windows
14 11 (23.91%) SQL
14 11 (23.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (21.74%) C++
15 10 (21.74%) Java
16 8 (17.39%) ION MarketView

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 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) FCoE
3 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.17%) Multicast
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (76.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) HBase
2 1 (2.17%) KDB
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) NUnit
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (71.74%) Front Office
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 18 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 15 (32.61%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
5 13 (28.26%) Analyst
6 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
6 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (23.91%) UX Developer
7 9 (19.57%) C# WPF Developer
7 9 (19.57%) WPF Developer
8 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
9 7 (15.22%) FX Support Analyst
9 7 (15.22%) XAML Developer
10 6 (13.04%) Electronic Trading Support
10 6 (13.04%) Unix Analyst
10 6 (13.04%) Unix Support
10 6 (13.04%) Unix Support Analyst
11 5 (10.87%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 5 (10.87%) Front Office Developer
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) Rendezvous
2 21 (45.65%) .NET
3 14 (30.43%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (28.26%) WPF
5 4 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (4.35%) Ajax
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) XHTML
6 2 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.17%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Fixed Income
2 24 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (45.65%) User Experience
4 11 (23.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (10.87%) SCADA
5 5 (10.87%) SWIFT
6 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.52%) Derivative
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
9 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Electronic Trading
2 20 (43.48%) MVVM
3 6 (13.04%) Market Making
3 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 5 (10.87%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) API Integration
6 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) OOD
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) XAML
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) C++
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.17%) SRDF
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) TIBCO
2 33 (71.74%) Reuters
3 29 (63.04%) Oracle
4 25 (54.35%) ION Trading
5 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Splunk
6 5 (10.87%) Sun
7 4 (8.70%) Currenex
7 4 (8.70%) FXall
8 3 (6.52%) Radianz
8 3 (6.52%) Sybase
9 2 (4.35%) Informatica
9 2 (4.35%) StreamBase
10 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco
10 1 (2.17%) DataSynapse
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Solace
10 1 (2.17%) VMware