The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Index Arbitrage in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Index Arbitrage over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Index Arbitrage
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Contract jobs citing Index Arbitrage 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7417 8177 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.55% 32.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4918 5623 5610
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 173 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Index Arbitrage
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Index Arbitrage Jobs Demand Trend in London

Index Arbitrage
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Index Arbitrage Daily Rate Trend in London

Index Arbitrage
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Index Arbitrage 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 Index Arbitrage.

1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Sencha

Index Arbitrage
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Index Arbitrage 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 Index Arbitrage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) J2SE
1 2 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Derivative
1 4 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sencha