The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of thinkFolio products and/or services 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within thinkFolio Limited.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 536 456 505
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +49
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 30 73 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 63 35
Average daily rate £550 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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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 Vendors 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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -79 30 £550 +4.76% 11
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 41 (73.21%) Asset Management
2 36 (64.29%) Front Office
3 30 (53.57%) Fixed Income
4 27 (48.21%) Charles River
4 27 (48.21%) Investment Management
5 25 (44.64%) SQL
6 24 (42.86%) LatentZero
7 23 (41.07%) Derivative
8 21 (37.50%) Fund Management
9 15 (26.79%) Markit EDM
9 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 11 (19.64%) C#
11 11 (19.64%) Minerva
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 10 (17.86%) Equities
13 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
13 9 (16.07%) Banking
13 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
14 8 (14.29%) Windows
15 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
15 7 (12.50%) Fidessa
15 7 (12.50%) WinForms
15 7 (12.50%) Tesseract
16 6 (10.71%) Capstone
16 6 (10.71%) ETL
17 5 (8.93%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (42.86%) LatentZero
2 15 (26.79%) Markit EDM
3 11 (19.64%) Minerva
4 7 (12.50%) Tesseract
5 6 (10.71%) Capstone
6 4 (7.14%) Sentinel
7 2 (3.57%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (1.79%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 36 (64.29%) Front Office
2 14 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Applications Support
5 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) VBA Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Excel Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) WinForms
3 5 (8.93%) WCF
3 5 (8.93%) WPF
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Fixed Income
2 23 (41.07%) Derivative
3 10 (17.86%) Equities
4 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.57%) Swaptions
5 2 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Asset Management
2 27 (48.21%) Investment Management
3 21 (37.50%) Fund Management
4 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) ETL
7 4 (7.14%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) OOD
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.79%) Workflow
10 1 (1.79%) Release Management
10 1 (1.79%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.79%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Charles River
2 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 7 (12.50%) Fidessa
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Sophis
6 2 (3.57%) Murex
6 2 (3.57%) Reuters
7 1 (1.79%) StatPro
7 1 (1.79%) Linedata
7 1 (1.79%) Calypso
7 1 (1.79%) SimCorp
7 1 (1.79%) RIMES
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £630 - £650 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago