The table below looks at the statistics for LatentZero 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 LatentZero over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 402 408 405
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.051% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.63% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £498 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £328
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1904 2106 2110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 8.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1219 1286
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% +60.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%

LatentZero
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LatentZero Jobs Demand Trend in London

LatentZero
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LatentZero Daily Rate Trend in London

LatentZero
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LatentZero across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LatentZero Daily Rate Histogram in London

LatentZero
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LatentZero Hourly Rate Trend in London

LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

1 25 (96.15%) thinkFolio
2 17 (65.38%) Front Office
2 17 (65.38%) Asset Management
3 15 (57.69%) Derivative
4 14 (53.85%) Fixed Income
5 13 (50.00%) Charles River
6 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
7 10 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (34.62%) Equities
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (30.77%) Sentinel
10 7 (26.92%) Tesseract
10 7 (26.92%) Minerva
10 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (26.92%) Fidessa
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) Murex
11 5 (19.23%) BPR
11 5 (19.23%) Sophis
11 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
11 5 (19.23%) Fund Management
11 5 (19.23%) CFA
11 5 (19.23%) SimCorp
11 5 (19.23%) SimCorp Dimension
12 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (15.38%) Markit EDM
12 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
13 3 (11.54%) Back Office

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (96.15%) thinkFolio
2 8 (30.77%) Sentinel
3 7 (26.92%) Tesseract
3 7 (26.92%) Minerva
4 5 (19.23%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (15.38%) Markit EDM
6 2 (7.69%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (65.38%) Front Office
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Derivative
2 14 (53.85%) Fixed Income
3 9 (34.62%) Equities
4 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Asset Management
2 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
3 10 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Fund Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) BPR
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Fund Accounting
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CFA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Charles River
2 7 (26.92%) Fidessa
3 5 (19.23%) Murex
3 5 (19.23%) Sophis
3 5 (19.23%) SimCorp
4 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) FactSet