The first table below looks at the demand for HiPortfolio skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HiPortfolio over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Business Applications 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Global Solutions HiPortfolio
Rank 398 408 420
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing HiPortfolio 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.047% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
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£600 £613 £713
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -14.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £588
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2118 2093 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.98% 8.63% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1267 1351
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 £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -55.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.45 £39.51 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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HiPortfolio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HiPortfolio across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HiPortfolio Jobs Demand Trend in London

HiPortfolio
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HiPortfolio across the London region.

HiPortfolio Daily Rate Trend in London

HiPortfolio
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HiPortfolio across the London region.

HiPortfolio Hourly Rate Trend in London

HiPortfolio
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 HiPortfolio within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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 +8 1 £600 -
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England

HiPortfolio
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HiPortfolio 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 HiPortfolio.

1 3 (75.00%) MultiFonds
1 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Charles River
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Sophis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SimCorp
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management

HiPortfolio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HiPortfolio 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 HiPortfolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MultiFonds
2 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) Sophis
2 1 (25.00%) SimCorp
2 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio