The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank 374 357 381
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing Economics 43 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.71% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 20
Average daily rate
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£431 £475 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £52.50 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-59.52% +1.94%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
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 £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Economics
England

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Economics across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Economics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 +4 9 £469 -1.31% 11
Docklands, London - 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 61 (54.95%) Degree
3 43 (38.74%) Mathematics
4 41 (36.94%) SQL
5 31 (27.93%) Statistics
6 25 (22.52%) Banking
7 21 (18.92%) Analytics
8 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
9 18 (16.22%) Information Security
9 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
10 16 (14.41%) Investment Banking
11 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.61%) SAS
13 13 (11.71%) CISSP
13 13 (11.71%) CISA
13 13 (11.71%) Security Management
14 12 (10.81%) CISM
14 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
14 12 (10.81%) Information Security Management
14 12 (10.81%) PhD
14 12 (10.81%) VBA
14 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
14 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
15 11 (9.91%) Windows
15 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
15 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
15 11 (9.91%) Big Data
16 10 (9.01%) R
16 10 (9.01%) Intranet
16 10 (9.01%) C#

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (12.61%) SAS
2 8 (7.21%) CMS
2 8 (7.21%) Joomla!
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) SPSS
2 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.50%) Stata
4 3 (2.70%) MS Office
5 2 (1.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.90%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Intranet
2 4 (3.60%) SAN
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
2 4 (3.60%) VLAN
2 4 (3.60%) Network Security
2 4 (3.60%) NAS
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) Big Data
3 7 (6.31%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) QlikView
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.90%) MS Access
8 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.90%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.90%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.90%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Banking
3 16 (14.41%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 9 (8.11%) Marketing
6 6 (5.41%) Front Office
7 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.60%) Games
7 4 (3.60%) Retail
8 3 (2.70%) Publishing
9 2 (1.80%) Legal
10 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.90%) Automotive
10 1 (0.90%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.90%) French Language
10 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Analyst
2 19 (17.12%) Data Analyst
3 11 (9.91%) Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Information Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Quantitative Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (3.60%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Tester
8 4 (3.60%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) XML
2 2 (1.80%) WPF
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) WCF
3 1 (0.90%) COM
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.74%) Mathematics
2 31 (27.93%) Statistics
3 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
4 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
5 9 (8.11%) E-Learning
6 8 (7.21%) Market Risk
7 6 (5.41%) Fixed Income
7 6 (5.41%) Derivative
8 5 (4.50%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.60%) Psychology
9 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (3.60%) NHS
10 3 (2.70%) PMI
10 3 (2.70%) Physics
10 3 (2.70%) FMCG
11 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) UNIX
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Analytics
2 18 (16.22%) Information Security
3 13 (11.71%) Security Management
4 12 (10.81%) Information Security Management
4 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 9 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.31%) Econometrics
8 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.31%) Quality Management
8 7 (6.31%) Stress Testing
9 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Quantitative Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) Scrum
9 6 (5.41%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (4.50%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) VBA
3 10 (9.01%) C#
3 10 (9.01%) R
4 8 (7.21%) C++
5 6 (5.41%) Java
5 6 (5.41%) Python
5 6 (5.41%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.70%) Ruby
6 3 (2.70%) C
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (54.95%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) CISSP
2 13 (11.71%) CISA
3 12 (10.81%) CISM
3 12 (10.81%) PhD
4 5 (4.50%) MBA
5 4 (3.60%) Postgraduate
5 4 (3.60%) PMP
5 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.70%) CFA
7 1 (0.90%) GIAC
7 1 (0.90%) ACCA
7 1 (0.90%) CIMA
7 1 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.50%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.80%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Tableau
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
4 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.60%) VMware
4 4 (3.60%) SonicWALL
4 4 (3.60%) NETGEAR
4 4 (3.60%) HP
4 4 (3.60%) Dell
5 3 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.70%) Talend
5 3 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Sybase
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Cyber-Ark
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