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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 381 347 318
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing Economics 21 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.68% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 36
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
7546 8392 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.29% 37.46% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5143 5874 5586
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 162 163
Average hourly rate £19.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 9 £600 +33.33% 7
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (34.48%) Mathematics
4 20 (34.48%) Investment Banking
5 16 (27.59%) SQL
6 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
7 12 (20.69%) Analytics
8 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
9 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.52%) Front Office
9 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.52%) Project Management
9 9 (15.52%) Java
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle
9 9 (15.52%) Python
9 9 (15.52%) Statistics
10 8 (13.79%) Marketing
10 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.07%) Derivative
11 7 (12.07%) R
11 7 (12.07%) Tableau
12 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
12 6 (10.34%) Visualisation
12 6 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
12 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
12 6 (10.34%) Market Risk

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Weka
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) SPSS
4 1 (1.72%) Stata
4 1 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP FS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) Impala
4 2 (3.45%) QlikView
4 2 (3.45%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) Mahout
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) NUnit
2 2 (3.45%) NCover
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) ERwin
3 1 (1.72%) ProC
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Banking
3 20 (34.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (15.52%) Front Office
5 8 (13.79%) Marketing
6 4 (6.90%) Games
7 3 (5.17%) Private Banking
7 3 (5.17%) Retail
8 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (3.45%) French Language
9 1 (1.72%) German Language
9 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.72%) Japanese Language
9 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.72%) Legal
9 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) RAD Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Market Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) WPF
2 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) SciPy
3 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.45%) D3.js
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) Pandas
4 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.72%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (34.48%) Mathematics
3 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (15.52%) Statistics
4 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (12.07%) Derivative
6 6 (10.34%) Market Risk
6 6 (10.34%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.17%) Online Games
7 3 (5.17%) PMI
8 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
8 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (3.45%) FMCG
8 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.72%) Xbox
9 1 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (1.72%) Wiki
9 1 (1.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Analytics
2 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.52%) Project Management
4 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.90%) UML
8 4 (6.90%) RAD
8 4 (6.90%) ETL
8 4 (6.90%) Security Management
8 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Information Security
8 4 (6.90%) Stress Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Release Management
8 4 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Java
2 9 (15.52%) Python
3 7 (12.07%) R
4 6 (10.34%) VBA
5 4 (6.90%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Golang
6 3 (5.17%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) ABAP
8 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) Fortran
8 1 (1.72%) Pascal
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.72%) XAML
8 1 (1.72%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (63.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) CISSP
2 4 (6.90%) CISA
3 3 (5.17%) GIAC
3 3 (5.17%) PMP
3 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PhD
5 1 (1.72%) CISM
5 1 (1.72%) CIMA
5 1 (1.72%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Basel III
2 2 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Graphite
2 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Tableau
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.17%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) Cadence
6 2 (3.45%) Teradata
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Vertica
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Netezza
7 1 (1.72%) Software AG
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
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