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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 575 560 525
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -35
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 12 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.016% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.021% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 18
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£525 £639 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £440 -
% change year-on-year
-18.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Straight-Through Processing
UK

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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 +6 10 £525 -25.00% 1
North West - 1 £600 -
South West - 1 £121 -
Straight-Through Processing
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Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Swing
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Sybase
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) JDBC
7 1 (6.67%) STL
7 1 (6.67%) MTS
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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%) MTS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (33.33%) Front Office
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Swing Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Swing
2 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) Akka
2 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (6.67%) Tradeweb
2 1 (6.67%) MarketAxess
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase