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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 570 538 541
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 8 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.051% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.069% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 30
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£550 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £622 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £413
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
38226 36235 38251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.81% 74.18% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24168 22715 22586
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1011 1398
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -1 8 £550 +4.76% 6
North West - - - -
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Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (60.00%) Finance
1 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Derivative
3 4 (20.00%) Online Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (20.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 4 (20.00%) Back Office
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
1 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Copywriter
5 1 (5.00%) Gloss Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Derivative
2 4 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 2 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Workflow
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Fund Management
2 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WAI
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) Actuate
2 1 (5.00%) Reuters
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg