The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 382 373 355
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Economics 37 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 28
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £415 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £659 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Economics
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
8376 9335 8345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.37% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 6591 5748
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 163 207
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £48.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in London

Economics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Economics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Economics
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 Economics within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -18 3 £313 -43.18% 6
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 53 (67.09%) Degree
2 46 (58.23%) Finance
3 36 (45.57%) Mathematics
4 32 (40.51%) Banking
5 28 (35.44%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (34.18%) SQL
7 23 (29.11%) Investment Banking
8 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
9 16 (20.25%) Statistics
9 16 (20.25%) Analytics
10 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
10 14 (17.72%) Project Management
11 13 (16.46%) Business Analysis
12 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (13.92%) Market Risk
12 11 (13.92%) Big Data
13 10 (12.66%) Derivative
13 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
13 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
14 9 (11.39%) PhD
14 9 (11.39%) Front Office
14 9 (11.39%) Change Management
15 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
15 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.13%) MS Office
15 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.13%) Marketing
16 7 (8.86%) Risk Analytics
16 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.33%) SAS
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.53%) SPSS
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
5 1 (1.27%) Weka
5 1 (1.27%) LaTeX
5 1 (1.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.27%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.27%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Big Data
2 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.53%) QlikView
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.27%) Mahout
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.27%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.27%) Toad
1 1 (1.27%) ERwin
1 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.27%) NUnit
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) NCover
General
1 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 32 (40.51%) Banking
3 23 (29.11%) Investment Banking
4 9 (11.39%) Front Office
5 8 (10.13%) Marketing
6 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.06%) Legal
7 4 (5.06%) Games
8 1 (1.27%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Insight Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Developer
7 5 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.80%) Information Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Credit Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) WPF
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) EJB
3 1 (1.27%) JDBC
3 1 (1.27%) JSP
3 1 (1.27%) Servlets
3 1 (1.27%) Struts
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) WCF
3 1 (1.27%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.27%) SciPy
3 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Pandas
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.57%) Mathematics
2 28 (35.44%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
4 16 (20.25%) Statistics
5 11 (13.92%) Market Risk
6 10 (12.66%) Derivative
6 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
7 6 (7.59%) Fixed Income
7 6 (7.59%) Credit Risk
8 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.80%) Online Games
9 3 (3.80%) E-Learning
10 1 (1.27%) Equities
10 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.27%) PMI
10 1 (1.27%) NHS
10 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.27%) Social Media
10 1 (1.27%) Wiki
10 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) UNIX
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) CentOS
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Analytics
2 14 (17.72%) Project Management
2 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
3 13 (16.46%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.39%) Change Management
7 8 (10.13%) Quality Management
7 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (7.59%) Information Security
9 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (5.06%) Project Governance
11 4 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.06%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
3 5 (6.33%) VBA
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) R
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (67.09%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) PhD
3 4 (5.06%) CISSP
3 4 (5.06%) CISA
4 3 (3.80%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CIMA
5 1 (1.27%) MBA
5 1 (1.27%) GIAC
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle
1 6 (7.59%) Tableau
2 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) CA
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata
4 1 (1.27%) Omniture
4 1 (1.27%) Hitwise
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
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