The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 600 600 584
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 17 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 32
Median daily rate £650 £596 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £675
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4106 4158 4882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.39% 7.92% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2419 2859
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 67
Median hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.00 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.73 £56.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -48.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

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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 1 October 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

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 17 £650 +11.34% 7
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 32 (82.05%) Asset Management
2 24 (61.54%) Front Office
3 23 (58.97%) Investment Management
4 21 (53.85%) Charles River
5 17 (43.59%) Fixed Income
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) Markit EDM
8 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Equities
9 5 (12.82%) SimCorp
9 5 (12.82%) LatentZero
9 5 (12.82%) Wealth Management
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Fund Management
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.26%) Bloomberg
10 4 (10.26%) Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) Back Office
11 3 (7.69%) Degree
12 2 (5.13%) Change Management
12 2 (5.13%) QA
12 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.13%) SCCM
12 2 (5.13%) SCOM
12 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
12 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
12 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Markit EDM
2 5 (12.82%) LatentZero
3 2 (5.13%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (2.56%) Minerva
4 1 (2.56%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (61.54%) Front Office
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Asset Management Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
5 7 (17.95%) thinkFolio Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Compliance Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Compliance Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Fixed Income
2 6 (15.38%) Equities
2 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Asset Management
2 23 (58.97%) Investment Management
3 5 (12.82%) Wealth Management
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Fund Management
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 2 (5.13%) BCP
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.13%) Security Hardening
5 2 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBA
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Charles River
2 5 (12.82%) SimCorp
3 4 (10.26%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Fidessa
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Informatica
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.56%) Murex
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau