The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 584 544 552
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 12 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 1.15% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 15
Average daily rate £650 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £738 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3731 4275 4252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 9.08% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2527 2267
Average daily rate £438 £439 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 57
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £62.90 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in England

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

thinkFolio Hourly Rate Trend in England

thinkFolio
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 thinkFolio within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 11 £644 +17.04% 8
South East - 1 £850 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 25 (69.44%) Asset Management
1 25 (69.44%) Investment Management
2 19 (52.78%) Fixed Income
3 16 (44.44%) Front Office
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 8 (22.22%) Equities
6 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (19.44%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.67%) LatentZero
8 6 (16.67%) Hedge funds
8 6 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Fund Management
9 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.89%) Derivative
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Back Office
10 4 (11.11%) Change Control
10 4 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (11.11%) Product Management
11 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
11 3 (8.33%) Markit EDM
11 3 (8.33%) Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Fidessa
12 2 (5.56%) StatPro
12 2 (5.56%) VBScript

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) LatentZero
2 3 (8.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
4 1 (2.78%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (44.44%) Front Office
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Analyst
2 22 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 17 (47.22%) thinkFolio Analyst
3 17 (47.22%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Fixed Income
2 11 (30.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (22.22%) Equities
4 6 (16.67%) Hedge funds
5 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.89%) Derivative
6 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Asset Management
1 25 (69.44%) Investment Management
2 8 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) Change Control
5 4 (11.11%) Product Management
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.78%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 3 (8.33%) Fidessa
3 2 (5.56%) BI-SAM
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) StatPro
3 2 (5.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.78%) Charles River
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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