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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 548 539 487
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -52
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 8 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.015% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.020% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 15
Average daily rate
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£600 £438 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £288 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +1 8 £600 +37.14% 3
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Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Equities
4 6 (31.58%) Front Office
5 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Back Office
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
8 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.26%) MTS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Global One
2 1 (5.26%) RMDS
2 1 (5.26%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Front Office
4 3 (15.79%) Back Office
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Swing Developer
3 2 (10.53%) FX Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.53%) CORBA
2 2 (10.53%) Swing
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
4 2 (10.53%) Derivative
4 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Fidessa
2 2 (10.53%) SunGard
2 2 (10.53%) SmartStream
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) ION Trading
3 1 (5.26%) Tradeweb
3 1 (5.26%) MarketAxess
3 1 (5.26%) Misys
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase