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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 581 569 509
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -60
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 15 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.014% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
15594 16284 13519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.79% 31.77% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9686 10176 8294
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 632 647
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £23.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +10 15 £450 +50.00% 10
East of England - - - -
Spread Betting
UK

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (44.12%) Java
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (29.41%) vSphere
4 10 (29.41%) Puppet
4 10 (29.41%) vCloud
4 10 (29.41%) OpenStack
4 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
5 9 (26.47%) Private Cloud
5 9 (26.47%) OOP
5 9 (26.47%) OO
5 9 (26.47%) C++
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (23.53%) Banking
6 8 (23.53%) IaaS
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
6 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.59%) NAS
7 7 (20.59%) VCDX
7 7 (20.59%) VCAP
7 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (20.59%) SAN

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) NAS
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JsTestDriver
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Programmer
3 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) iPhone Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) Visualforce
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.94%) STL
2 1 (2.94%) XHTML
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Private Cloud
2 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (5.88%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) RIA
5 1 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Low Latency
1 9 (26.47%) OOP
1 9 (26.47%) OO
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) Android Development
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Validation
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.94%) BDD
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) SOQL
5 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) VCDX
2 7 (20.59%) VCAP
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCSA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (29.41%) vSphere
1 10 (29.41%) vCloud
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
1 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) Brocade
3 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
3 3 (8.82%) Vyatta
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya