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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 387 372 367
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Economics 39 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 33
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £471 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £663 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 3 £425 -22.72% 9
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (65.48%) Degree
2 47 (55.95%) Finance
3 36 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 32 (38.10%) Banking
5 31 (36.90%) SQL
6 30 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
9 17 (20.24%) Statistics
10 15 (17.86%) Analytics
11 14 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 14 (16.67%) Project Management
12 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 11 (13.10%) Derivative
13 11 (13.10%) Big Data
13 11 (13.10%) Front Office
14 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
14 10 (11.90%) Market Risk
14 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
15 9 (10.71%) PhD
15 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
16 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (9.52%) Oracle
16 8 (9.52%) Windows
16 8 (9.52%) MS Office
16 8 (9.52%) Fixed Income
16 8 (9.52%) Quality Management

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
2 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Documentum
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) SPSS
5 2 (2.38%) MS Project
5 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.19%) Weka
6 1 (1.19%) LaTeX
6 1 (1.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.19%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.19%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Intranet
2 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) VLAN
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Big Data
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.38%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) MS Access
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.19%) Mahout
7 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.19%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.19%) Toad
1 1 (1.19%) ERwin
1 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 47 (55.95%) Finance
2 32 (38.10%) Banking
3 24 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.10%) Front Office
5 7 (8.33%) Marketing
6 6 (7.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.76%) Games
7 4 (4.76%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Publishing
8 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) Analyst
2 17 (20.24%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.86%) Data Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.71%) Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Statistician
9 4 (4.76%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Information Specialist
10 3 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.57%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.57%) Data Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) WPF
2 3 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.19%) WCF
3 1 (1.19%) SciPy
3 1 (1.19%) Pandas
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) COM
3 1 (1.19%) EJB
3 1 (1.19%) JDBC
3 1 (1.19%) JSP
3 1 (1.19%) Servlets
3 1 (1.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 30 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.24%) Statistics
5 11 (13.10%) Derivative
6 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
6 10 (11.90%) Market Risk
7 8 (9.52%) Fixed Income
8 7 (8.33%) Credit Risk
9 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.57%) Online Games
10 3 (3.57%) E-Learning
11 2 (2.38%) NHS
11 2 (2.38%) Psychology
12 1 (1.19%) Wiki
12 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.19%) Equities
12 1 (1.19%) PMI
12 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Analytics
2 14 (16.67%) Project Management
2 14 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Information Security
7 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
8 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.95%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.76%) Security Management
10 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.76%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) Java
3 6 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) VBA
5 4 (4.76%) Python
5 4 (4.76%) C
6 3 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (65.48%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) CISSP
3 4 (4.76%) CISA
4 3 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (1.19%) CIMA
5 1 (1.19%) MBA
5 1 (1.19%) GIAC
5 1 (1.19%) CFA
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) ACCA
5 1 (1.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Tableau
4 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.38%) NETGEAR
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
7 1 (1.19%) Omniture
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Hitwise
7 1 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.19%) CA
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
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