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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Economics
Rank 389 388 367
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Economics 22 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 21
Average daily rate £400 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £316 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.39 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7581 7663 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.73% 36.17% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5311 5369 5705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 2 £575 +12.74% 7
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (58.67%) Finance
2 41 (54.67%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (45.33%) Degree
4 31 (41.33%) Computer Science
5 30 (40.00%) Statistics
6 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
7 26 (34.67%) Analytics
8 24 (32.00%) SQL
9 21 (28.00%) Hadoop
10 17 (22.67%) SAS
11 16 (21.33%) Credit Risk
12 14 (18.67%) Operations Research
12 14 (18.67%) R
13 12 (16.00%) Apache Hive
13 12 (16.00%) Data Mining
13 12 (16.00%) SPSS
13 12 (16.00%) Python
14 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
14 11 (14.67%) Banking
14 11 (14.67%) Validation
15 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 10 (13.33%) Project Management
15 10 (13.33%) Tableau
15 10 (13.33%) Physics
16 9 (12.00%) Front Office
16 9 (12.00%) Unix
16 9 (12.00%) VBA

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (22.67%) SAS
2 8 (10.67%) Apache Pig
2 8 (10.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) SPSS
2 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.33%) Broadband
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (16.00%) Apache Hive
2 12 (16.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.67%) Impala
4 6 (8.00%) Big Data
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.33%) KDB
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (58.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Front Office
4 7 (9.33%) Retail
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing
6 5 (6.67%) Multimedia
7 4 (5.33%) Electronics
8 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.33%) Legal
10 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
10 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.33%) SAS Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Strategy Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) SAS Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) SPSS Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.33%) Grails
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (41.33%) Computer Science
3 30 (40.00%) Statistics
4 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
5 16 (21.33%) Credit Risk
6 10 (13.33%) Physics
7 7 (9.33%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
8 5 (6.67%) Derivative
8 5 (6.67%) Hedge funds
8 5 (6.67%) Neural Network
9 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
10 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (4.00%) Market Risk
11 2 (2.67%) Equities
11 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
12 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (1.33%) Eurex
12 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Analytics
2 14 (18.67%) Operations Research
3 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.67%) Validation
4 10 (13.33%) Project Management
4 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.00%) CRM
6 8 (10.67%) Risk Analytics
7 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.00%) SDLC
9 5 (6.67%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) R
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 9 (12.00%) VBA
5 7 (9.33%) Java
6 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.67%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Groovy
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) PhD
4 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) AIFMD
2 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (5.33%) MiFID
2 4 (5.33%) UCITS
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Tableau
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle
4 8 (10.67%) SAP
4 8 (10.67%) Teradata
5 7 (9.33%) Cognos
5 7 (9.33%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.33%) SunGard
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