The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 534 532 509
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 23 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.051% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Spread Betting
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in England

Spread Betting
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Spread Betting Daily Rate Trend in England

Spread Betting
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spread Betting across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Spread Betting Daily Rate Histogram in England

Spread Betting
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Spread Betting Hourly Rate Trend in England

Spread Betting
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 Spread Betting within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 23 £500 - 13
South East - - - -
Spread Betting
UK

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) Low Latency
5 17 (44.74%) C#
6 16 (42.11%) C++
7 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 12 (31.58%) Banking
9 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (26.32%) Puppet
9 10 (26.32%) vCloud
9 10 (26.32%) OpenStack
9 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (26.32%) vSphere
9 10 (26.32%) VMware
10 9 (23.68%) OOP
10 9 (23.68%) OO
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
11 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
11 8 (21.05%) IaaS
11 8 (21.05%) Python
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (21.05%) Games
11 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (18.42%) Performance Analysis

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) NAS
3 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
3 6 (15.79%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.89%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) JsTestDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Games
3 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (15.79%) Publishing
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Programmer
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Support Manager
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) CSS3
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) STL
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) J2SE
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Low Latency
2 9 (23.68%) OOP
2 9 (23.68%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Network Design
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
9 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.63%) OOD
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) C#
3 16 (42.11%) C++
4 8 (21.05%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) VCAP
2 7 (18.42%) VCDX
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) vCloud
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (26.32%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) F5
3 3 (7.89%) Infoblox
3 3 (7.89%) Brocade
3 3 (7.89%) Vyatta
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle