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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 375 376 356
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Economics 45 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 34
Average daily rate
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£488 £518 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £661 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 4 £425 -20.93% 7
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (60.22%) Finance
2 55 (59.14%) Degree
3 37 (39.78%) Mathematics
4 35 (37.63%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (36.56%) SQL
6 31 (33.33%) Banking
7 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
8 20 (21.51%) Statistics
8 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
9 16 (17.20%) Project Management
10 15 (16.13%) Analytics
11 14 (15.05%) Information Security
11 14 (15.05%) Management Information System
11 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
12 13 (13.98%) Data Analysis
13 12 (12.90%) Windows
14 11 (11.83%) PhD
14 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.83%) Big Data
15 10 (10.75%) Quality Management
16 9 (9.68%) CISA
16 9 (9.68%) Security Management
16 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
16 9 (9.68%) CISSP
16 9 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
16 9 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (9.68%) Derivative
17 8 (8.60%) Market Risk

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (7.53%) SAS
2 5 (5.38%) CMS
2 5 (5.38%) Joomla!
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.60%) MS Office
4 4 (4.30%) SPSS
5 2 (2.15%) Stata
5 2 (2.15%) MS Project
6 1 (1.08%) LaTeX
6 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.08%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Intranet
2 4 (4.30%) NAS
2 4 (4.30%) Network Security
2 4 (4.30%) VLAN
2 4 (4.30%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) Big Data
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.15%) QlikView
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 56 (60.22%) Finance
2 31 (33.33%) Banking
3 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.60%) Front Office
4 8 (8.60%) Financial Institution
5 7 (7.53%) Marketing
6 3 (3.23%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 2 (2.15%) Games
7 2 (2.15%) Publishing
8 1 (1.08%) Automotive
8 1 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (1.08%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.08%) French Language
8 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Data Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.38%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Risk Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.23%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) WPF
3 1 (1.08%) COM
3 1 (1.08%) EJB
3 1 (1.08%) JDBC
3 1 (1.08%) JSP
3 1 (1.08%) Servlets
3 1 (1.08%) Struts
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Mathematics
2 35 (37.63%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
4 20 (21.51%) Statistics
5 14 (15.05%) Management Information System
6 9 (9.68%) Derivative
7 8 (8.60%) Market Risk
8 7 (7.53%) Fixed Income
9 5 (5.38%) E-Learning
9 5 (5.38%) Credit Risk
10 4 (4.30%) Psychology
11 3 (3.23%) PMI
11 3 (3.23%) NHS
11 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
12 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
13 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
13 1 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
13 1 (1.08%) mHealth
13 1 (1.08%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) UNIX
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) Project Management
2 15 (16.13%) Analytics
3 14 (15.05%) Information Security
4 13 (13.98%) Data Analysis
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.75%) Quality Management
7 9 (9.68%) Security Management
7 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (8.60%) Information Security Management
8 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.53%) Change Management
9 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.38%) Migration
11 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.38%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) VBA
2 7 (7.53%) C#
3 5 (5.38%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) R
6 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (59.14%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) PhD
3 9 (9.68%) CISA
3 9 (9.68%) CISSP
4 8 (8.60%) CISM
5 3 (3.23%) PMP
5 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MBA
6 2 (2.15%) CFA
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.08%) GIAC
7 1 (1.08%) CIMA
7 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 5 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Tableau
3 4 (4.30%) NETGEAR
3 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
3 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.30%) VMware
3 4 (4.30%) HP
3 4 (4.30%) Dell
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.23%) Cognos
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.15%) Sybase
6 1 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Omniture
6 1 (1.08%) Hitwise
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