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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Rank 445 431 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.021% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £675 £638 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 - £40.00
ASIC
England

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
8405 8798 9217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.51% 37.05% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5934 6100 6165
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 160 184
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +15.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £13.00 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.44 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
ASIC
England

ASIC
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) FpML
2 3 (75.00%) EMIR
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware

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 2 (50.00%) DSL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Head of Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) FpML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center