The table below looks at the statistics for 3000 Xtra skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3000 Xtra over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters 3000 Xtra
Rank 407 421 376
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -45
Contract jobs citing 3000 Xtra 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.098% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +166.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
3000 Xtra
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2044 2229 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 9.19% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1349 1143
Average daily rate £455 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.56 £38.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.44 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £89.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

3000 Xtra
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3000 Xtra across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

3000 Xtra Jobs Demand Trend in London

3000 Xtra
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3000 Xtra across the London region.

3000 Xtra Daily Rate Trend in London

3000 Xtra
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3000 Xtra across the London region.

3000 Xtra Hourly Rate Trend in London

3000 Xtra
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3000 Xtra within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
City of London +8 1 - -
3000 Xtra
England

3000 Xtra
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3000 Xtra 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 3000 Xtra.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) RMDS
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Murex
3 1 (33.33%) Fidessa
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

3000 Xtra
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3000 Xtra 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 3000 Xtra. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RMDS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Market Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Murex
3 1 (33.33%) Fidessa
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat