The first table below looks at the demand for Capstone 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 Capstone over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Business Applications category for the London 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero Capstone
Rank 390 364 405
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +41
Contract jobs citing Capstone 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.079% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Average daily rate - £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2060 1919 2437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 8.87% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1160 1366
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Average hourly rate £18.20 £23.39 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £70.00 £51.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
Capstone
England

Capstone
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Capstone Jobs Demand Trend in London

Capstone
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Capstone Daily Rate Trend in London

Capstone
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Capstone 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 Capstone.

1 11 (91.67%) Tesseract
1 11 (91.67%) Minerva
2 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
3 8 (66.67%) Front Office
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Fidessa
3 8 (66.67%) LatentZero
4 6 (50.00%) thinkFolio
4 6 (50.00%) Sentinel
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Derivative
6 3 (25.00%) Fund Management
6 3 (25.00%) Equities
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (25.00%) Charles River
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) MS Project
6 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management

Capstone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Capstone 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 Capstone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Tesseract
1 11 (91.67%) Minerva
2 8 (66.67%) LatentZero
3 6 (50.00%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (25.00%) Equities
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Fidessa
2 6 (50.00%) thinkFolio
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Charles River