The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 30 July 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 337 378 303
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -75
Contract jobs citing Charles River 69 43 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.39% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 90
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£600 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £696 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10595 11141 11859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 45.91% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 7086 7130
Average daily rate £422 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 288 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £48.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Charles River
England

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in London

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in London

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in London

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in London

Charles River
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 Charles River within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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 +30 31 £600 +14.28% 9
Charles River
England

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 77 (57.04%) Asset Management
2 63 (46.67%) Front Office
3 62 (45.93%) Investment Management
4 57 (42.22%) SQL
5 46 (34.07%) Finance
6 35 (25.93%) Fund Management
7 33 (24.44%) Fixed Income
8 28 (20.74%) thinkFolio
9 26 (19.26%) Banking
10 22 (16.30%) Business Analysis
10 22 (16.30%) Derivative
11 20 (14.81%) LatentZero
11 20 (14.81%) Back Office
12 19 (14.07%) Markit EDM
13 18 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
14 15 (11.11%) Investment Banking
15 14 (10.37%) Sophis
15 14 (10.37%) Java
16 12 (8.89%) Workflow
17 11 (8.15%) Equities
17 11 (8.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (8.15%) ISO 9001
17 11 (8.15%) Test Scripting
18 10 (7.41%) iPad
18 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
19 9 (6.67%) Calypso
20 8 (5.93%) QA
20 8 (5.93%) Bloomberg
21 7 (5.19%) .NET
21 7 (5.19%) XML

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.81%) LatentZero
2 19 (14.07%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.96%) Minerva
3 4 (2.96%) Sentinel
4 3 (2.22%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (1.48%) LongView
5 2 (1.48%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.74%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.74%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.22%) QlikView
3 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) MS Access
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 63 (46.67%) Front Office
2 46 (34.07%) Finance
3 26 (19.26%) Banking
4 20 (14.81%) Back Office
5 15 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (63.70%) Analyst
2 46 (34.07%) Business Analyst
3 21 (15.56%) Test Analyst
3 21 (15.56%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.15%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.15%) Consultant
7 10 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.67%) Charles River Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Charles River Support Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Product Specialist
11 4 (2.96%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (2.96%) Programmer
12 3 (2.22%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.22%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) .NET
1 7 (5.19%) XML
2 2 (1.48%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) Swing
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) Fixed Income
2 22 (16.30%) Derivative
3 11 (8.15%) Equities
3 11 (8.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (7.41%) iPad
5 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.22%) PMI
6 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) UNIX
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
1 2 (1.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.04%) Asset Management
2 62 (45.93%) Investment Management
3 35 (25.93%) Fund Management
4 22 (16.30%) Business Analysis
5 18 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (8.89%) Workflow
7 11 (8.15%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.70%) Data Management
10 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.70%) Project Management
10 5 (3.70%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.96%) Release Management
11 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (2.96%) Migration
12 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.22%) SQL
2 14 (10.37%) Java
3 4 (2.96%) VBA
4 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.48%) C#
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) thinkFolio
2 14 (10.37%) Sophis
3 9 (6.67%) Calypso
4 8 (5.93%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.44%) Oracle
5 6 (4.44%) SimCorp
6 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.96%) RIMES
8 3 (2.22%) Murex
8 3 (2.22%) Misys
8 3 (2.22%) FactSet
8 3 (2.22%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (1.48%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.48%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.74%) VMware
10 1 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.74%) Linedata
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.74%) Reuters
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