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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 395 370 370
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Economics 29 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 24
Average daily rate
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£423 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.43% -12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.65 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.18% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -52.38%
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -13 7 £375 -25.00% 12
Docklands, London -3 3 £323 -33.84%
Paddington - 1 - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Degree
3 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (26.92%) Python
5 13 (25.00%) SQL
6 12 (23.08%) Analytics
6 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
7 11 (21.15%) Banking
7 11 (21.15%) Project Management
8 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) Java
9 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
9 9 (17.31%) Front Office
10 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Use Case
11 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
11 7 (13.46%) PhD
12 6 (11.54%) RUP
12 6 (11.54%) VBA
12 6 (11.54%) BPMN
12 6 (11.54%) Life Science
12 6 (11.54%) Statistics
12 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (9.62%) Network Planning
13 5 (9.62%) Telecoms

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Project
4 2 (3.85%) SPSS
5 1 (1.92%) Stata
5 1 (1.92%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.92%) Mahout
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.92%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.92%) ProC
2 1 (1.92%) NUnit
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 9 (17.31%) Front Office
4 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.69%) Marketing
7 2 (3.85%) French Language
8 1 (1.92%) German Language
8 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.92%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.92%) Retail
8 1 (1.92%) Legal
8 1 (1.92%) Advertising
8 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Data Scientist
5 3 (5.77%) RAD Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Security Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Chief Operating Officer
7 1 (1.92%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) WPF
3 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) SciPy
3 1 (1.92%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
4 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
5 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Statistics
6 6 (11.54%) Life Science
7 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
7 3 (5.77%) PMI
7 3 (5.77%) Derivative
8 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
8 2 (3.85%) User Experience
9 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.92%) Xbox
9 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.92%) FMCG
9 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Analytics
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.46%) Use Case
6 6 (11.54%) BPMN
6 6 (11.54%) RUP
6 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Network Planning
7 5 (9.62%) UML
7 5 (9.62%) RAD
7 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Security Management
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Python
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) VBA
5 4 (7.69%) R
5 4 (7.69%) Go
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Fortran
8 1 (1.92%) Pascal
8 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.92%) XAML
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) PhD
3 4 (7.69%) CISA
3 4 (7.69%) CISSP
4 3 (5.77%) PMP
4 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.77%) GIAC
5 2 (3.85%) CIMA
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ACCA
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) ISEB
6 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MBA
6 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.92%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) OPNET
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Dell
3 3 (5.77%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Netezza
5 1 (1.92%) Vertica
5 1 (1.92%) Software AG
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Murex
5 1 (1.92%) Calypso
5 1 (1.92%) HP
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