The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
England / London
Rank 395 403 394
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing ASIC 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.027% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £725
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.86% +27.69%

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7015 7450 7537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.23% 36.29% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4826 5128 5305
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 134 150
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

ASIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ASIC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

ASIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

ASIC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ASIC Daily Rate Trend in London

ASIC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ASIC Hourly Rate Trend in London

ASIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC 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 London region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 11 (84.62%) EMIR
2 10 (76.92%) FpML
2 10 (76.92%) Legal
3 9 (69.23%) DSL
4 8 (61.54%) MiFID
4 8 (61.54%) Reference Data
4 8 (61.54%) Middleware
5 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
6 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (46.15%) DTCC
6 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
6 6 (46.15%) Equities
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) People Management
9 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.69%) TDD
10 1 (7.69%) Banking
10 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 1 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (7.69%) XML
10 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 1 (7.69%) PMI
10 1 (7.69%) PMP
10 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
10 1 (7.69%) Front Office
10 1 (7.69%) Workflow

ASIC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DSL
General
1 10 (76.92%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Report Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Report Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) FpML
2 8 (61.54%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Reference Data
2 6 (46.15%) DTCC
2 6 (46.15%) Equities
2 6 (46.15%) Fixed Income
2 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) EMIR
2 8 (61.54%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center