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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 374 386 354
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Contract jobs citing Economics 40 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 34
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£463 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £490 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £656 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
8646 9534 9309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.59% 37.76% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 6694 6421
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 £641 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 160 233
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £43.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 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 22 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 -6 3 £425 -22.72% 7
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 54 (63.53%) Degree
2 47 (55.29%) Finance
3 36 (42.35%) Mathematics
4 33 (38.82%) SQL
5 31 (36.47%) Banking
5 31 (36.47%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (27.06%) Investment Banking
7 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
8 17 (20.00%) Statistics
9 16 (18.82%) Analytics
10 14 (16.47%) Data Analysis
10 14 (16.47%) Project Management
11 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
11 12 (14.12%) Derivative
12 11 (12.94%) Big Data
12 11 (12.94%) Front Office
13 10 (11.76%) Management Information System
13 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.76%) PhD
13 10 (11.76%) Market Risk
13 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.59%) Windows
14 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.41%) Fixed Income
15 8 (9.41%) Quality Management
15 8 (9.41%) Oracle
15 8 (9.41%) MS Office
15 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
16 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.71%) SAS
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) CMS
2 3 (3.53%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.53%) SPSS
5 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.35%) MS Project
6 1 (1.18%) LaTeX
6 1 (1.18%) Stata
6 1 (1.18%) Weka
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.18%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (1.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Intranet
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) VLAN
2 3 (3.53%) NAS
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Big Data
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) QlikView
6 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) Impala
7 1 (1.18%) MS Access
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) Mahout
7 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.18%) Toad
1 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.18%) ERwin
1 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 47 (55.29%) Finance
2 31 (36.47%) Banking
3 23 (27.06%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.94%) Front Office
5 7 (8.24%) Marketing
6 6 (7.06%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.71%) Games
7 4 (4.71%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Publishing
8 1 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.18%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Statistician
9 4 (4.71%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Data Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) WPF
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) Pandas
3 1 (1.18%) COM
3 1 (1.18%) EJB
3 1 (1.18%) JDBC
3 1 (1.18%) JSP
3 1 (1.18%) Servlets
3 1 (1.18%) Struts
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) J2EE
3 1 (1.18%) WCF
3 1 (1.18%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Mathematics
2 31 (36.47%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.00%) Statistics
5 12 (14.12%) Derivative
6 10 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 10 (11.76%) Market Risk
7 8 (9.41%) Fixed Income
8 7 (8.24%) Credit Risk
9 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.53%) E-Learning
10 3 (3.53%) Psychology
10 3 (3.53%) Online Games
11 2 (2.35%) NHS
12 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.18%) PMI
12 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Analytics
2 14 (16.47%) Data Analysis
2 14 (16.47%) Project Management
3 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.41%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.24%) Change Management
7 7 (8.24%) Information Security
7 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.24%) Risk Analytics
8 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.71%) Market Research
10 4 (4.71%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (4.71%) Project Governance
10 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) C#
2 7 (8.24%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) VBA
4 4 (4.71%) C
4 4 (4.71%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) C++
6 2 (2.35%) R
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (63.53%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) PhD
3 4 (4.71%) CISA
3 4 (4.71%) CISSP
4 3 (3.53%) CISM
5 2 (2.35%) MBA
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.18%) GIAC
6 1 (1.18%) CIMA
6 1 (1.18%) ACCA
6 1 (1.18%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.35%) SLA
5 1 (1.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
1 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Tableau
4 5 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) Dell
5 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.53%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) CA
6 1 (1.18%) Omniture
6 1 (1.18%) Hitwise
London
Apex International
Rate: Competitive salary on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 26 days ago