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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters Market Data System (RMDS)
UK / England
Rank 541 586 562
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -24
Contract jobs citing RMDS 24 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.019% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 0.24% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 24
Median daily rate £650 £613 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £621
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
3616 3805 4419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.72% 8.18% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2290 2263 2625
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 30
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.42% +130.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £19.25 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 20 January 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 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 +26 24 £650 +6.12%
RMDS
UK

RMDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 50 (87.72%) TIBCO
1 50 (87.72%) Rendezvous
1 50 (87.72%) Reuters
2 48 (84.21%) Electronic Trading
3 46 (80.70%) Oracle
4 45 (78.95%) Front Office
5 41 (71.93%) Fixed Income
6 36 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
7 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
8 34 (59.65%) ION Trading
9 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
10 27 (47.37%) Linux
11 25 (43.86%) Java
12 22 (38.60%) JUnit
13 19 (33.33%) Unix
14 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (29.82%) Oracle Workflow
14 17 (29.82%) Workflow
15 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (28.07%) Windows
15 16 (28.07%) C#
16 15 (26.32%) Python
16 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
17 13 (22.81%) SQL
18 12 (21.05%) C++
19 10 (17.54%) FXall
19 10 (17.54%) Market Making
19 10 (17.54%) Currenex
19 10 (17.54%) Algorithmic Trading
19 10 (17.54%) Degree

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 17 (29.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) NAS
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) JUnit
2 5 (8.77%) NUnit
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.75%) Grunt
4 1 (1.75%) gulp
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 45 (78.95%) Front Office
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Java Developer
4 19 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Analyst
6 12 (21.05%) Real Time Developer
7 11 (19.30%) Electronic Trading Support
7 11 (19.30%) FX Support Analyst
7 11 (19.30%) Support Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (17.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) C++ Developer
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Support Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) Unix Analyst
8 10 (17.54%) Unix Support
8 10 (17.54%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (87.72%) Rendezvous
2 36 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (14.04%) WinForms
4 7 (12.28%) .NET
5 5 (8.77%) WPF
6 4 (7.02%) HTML
7 2 (3.51%) Ajax
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) XHTML
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) FpML
8 1 (1.75%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (71.93%) Fixed Income
2 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (12.28%) Derivative
5 6 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (8.77%) User Experience
7 4 (7.02%) SCADA
8 2 (3.51%) Fintech
9 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Unix
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Electronic Trading
2 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
3 17 (29.82%) Workflow
4 10 (17.54%) Algorithmic Trading
4 10 (17.54%) Market Making
5 8 (14.04%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) MVVM
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.02%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.51%) Data Management
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.75%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) Python
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) XAML
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.51%) C
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Clojure
10 1 (1.75%) Haskell
10 1 (1.75%) Rust
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (3.51%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Reuters
1 50 (87.72%) TIBCO
2 46 (80.70%) Oracle
3 34 (59.65%) ION Trading
4 10 (17.54%) Currenex
4 10 (17.54%) FXall
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.77%) Sybase
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
8 3 (5.26%) VMware
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk