The table below looks at the statistics for Straight-Through Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 576 558 522
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 4 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.037% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 17
Average daily rate
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£600 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £247 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £518 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £418
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Straight-Through Processing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Straight-Through Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Straight-Through Processing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Straight-Through Processing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Trend in England

Straight-Through Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Straight-Through Processing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Straight-Through Processing
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 Straight-Through Processing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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 4 £600 +60.00% 2
Straight-Through Processing
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Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Equities
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Derivative
7 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (13.33%) Global One
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Swing
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
7 2 (13.33%) SunGard

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MTS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Global One
2 1 (6.67%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Front Office
4 3 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) FX Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Swing Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (13.33%) Swing
3 1 (6.67%) CORBA
3 1 (6.67%) Akka
3 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Equities
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) Derivative
4 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
2 2 (13.33%) SunGard
2 2 (13.33%) SmartStream
3 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (6.67%) Solace
3 1 (6.67%) Tradeweb
3 1 (6.67%) MarketAxess