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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Economics
Rank 373 359 325
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -34
Contract jobs citing Economics 25 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 24
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£500 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £165 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
+26.62% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +9 7 £503 +28.84% 13
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Economics
England

Economics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (71.67%) Degree
2 39 (65.00%) Finance
3 24 (40.00%) Banking
3 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
4 21 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 20 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
6 16 (26.67%) Business Analysis
7 14 (23.33%) Project Management
7 14 (23.33%) Analytics
8 10 (16.67%) Derivative
8 10 (16.67%) Market Risk
9 9 (15.00%) Marketing
9 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.33%) Front Office
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 8 (13.33%) Tableau
11 7 (11.67%) QA
11 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.00%) Java
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.00%) Change Management
12 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Statistics
12 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Analytics

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) SPSS
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Weka
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FS
2 1 (1.67%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.00%) QlikView
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.67%) Mahout
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Impala
6 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) NUnit
1 2 (3.33%) NCover
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Toad
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Banking
3 20 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 9 (15.00%) Marketing
5 8 (13.33%) Front Office
6 4 (6.67%) Legal
6 4 (6.67%) Games
7 3 (5.00%) Private Banking
7 3 (5.00%) Retail
8 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.67%) French Language
9 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.67%) Publishing
9 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Business Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Credit Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Risk Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Market Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) WPF
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) WCF
3 2 (3.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (3.33%) D3.js
3 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.67%) SciPy
4 1 (1.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.67%) Derivative
3 10 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.00%) Statistics
5 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.33%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.00%) Online Games
7 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.67%) Social Media
8 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.67%) FMCG
8 1 (1.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.67%) Wiki
8 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) CentOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 14 (23.33%) Project Management
2 14 (23.33%) Analytics
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.00%) Change Management
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.67%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (5.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (5.00%) Release Management
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (6.67%) R
4 3 (5.00%) VB
4 3 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) ABAP
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (71.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) CISA
2 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) GIAC
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) Basel III
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Graphite
1 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
1 8 (13.33%) Tableau
2 5 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Teradata
4 2 (3.33%) Cadence
5 1 (1.67%) Hitwise
5 1 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.67%) Omniture
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) CA
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
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