The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mantas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mantas over the 3 months to 23 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Mantas, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mantas
Rank 410 - 410
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mantas 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% - 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£598 - £550
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11074 11322 11266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.83% 45.38% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7407 7469 6989
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 228 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.98 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

Mantas
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mantas Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mantas
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mantas Daily Rate Trend in London

Mantas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mantas 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 Mantas.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) SAS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Actimize
5 2 (25.00%) Norkom
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux

Mantas
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mantas 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 Mantas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Actimize
2 2 (25.00%) Norkom
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau