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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 349 323 326
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing Charles River 63 66 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 66
Average daily rate £575 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+46.10% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -2 35 £575 +6.97% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
Charles River
England

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (56.20%) Asset Management
2 57 (47.11%) Front Office
3 50 (41.32%) SQL
4 46 (38.02%) Investment Management
5 31 (25.62%) Finance
6 26 (21.49%) Banking
6 26 (21.49%) thinkFolio
7 20 (16.53%) Fund Management
8 19 (15.70%) LatentZero
8 19 (15.70%) Back Office
8 19 (15.70%) Markit EDM
9 18 (14.88%) Fixed Income
10 17 (14.05%) Java
11 16 (13.22%) Investment Banking
12 14 (11.57%) Derivative
13 11 (9.09%) Workflow
14 10 (8.26%) Sophis
14 10 (8.26%) .NET
14 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
15 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.44%) Portfolio Management
16 8 (6.61%) Minerva
16 8 (6.61%) C#
16 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
16 8 (6.61%) Bloomberg
17 7 (5.79%) Oracle
17 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
17 7 (5.79%) Time Management

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 19 (15.70%) LatentZero
1 19 (15.70%) Markit EDM
2 8 (6.61%) Minerva
3 5 (4.13%) Sentinel
4 3 (2.48%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (2.48%) Capstone
5 2 (1.65%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.83%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.83%) LongView
6 1 (0.83%) Beauchamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 57 (47.11%) Front Office
2 31 (25.62%) Finance
3 26 (21.49%) Banking
4 19 (15.70%) Back Office
5 16 (13.22%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (48.76%) Analyst
2 34 (28.10%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Developer
3 16 (13.22%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Applications Support
4 13 (10.74%) Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Charles River Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Charles River Project Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Product Specialist
10 3 (2.48%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (2.48%) Programmer
10 3 (2.48%) Tester
10 3 (2.48%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Fixed Income
2 14 (11.57%) Derivative
3 5 (4.13%) Equities
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) iPad
4 4 (3.31%) Kindle
5 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.48%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.48%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) UNIX
2 5 (4.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.20%) Asset Management
2 46 (38.02%) Investment Management
3 20 (16.53%) Fund Management
4 11 (9.09%) Workflow
5 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
5 9 (7.44%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.79%) Time Management
6 7 (5.79%) Analytics
7 5 (4.13%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (4.13%) System Testing
7 5 (4.13%) Data Management
8 4 (3.31%) Release Management
9 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.48%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.48%) Wealth Management
10 2 (1.65%) Information Security
10 2 (1.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) C#
4 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) thinkFolio
2 10 (8.26%) Sophis
3 8 (6.61%) Bloomberg
4 7 (5.79%) Oracle
5 6 (4.96%) Calypso
6 5 (4.13%) Murex
7 4 (3.31%) Fidessa
8 3 (2.48%) FactSet
8 3 (2.48%) Actuate
8 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.48%) RIMES
9 2 (1.65%) Linedata
9 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.83%) HP
10 1 (0.83%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.83%) VMware
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