The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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 Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
England / London
Rank 291 316 324
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Reuters 105 104 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.19% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 53
Median daily rate £620 £350 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £100 £415
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -75.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £21.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 - -

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
8292 8739 9519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.74% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5724 6281
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 153 182
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.34 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in London

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in London

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in London

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 9 £700 +154.54% 7
Canary Wharf - 1 £240 -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 134 (64.42%) Bloomberg
2 86 (41.35%) Banking
3 79 (37.98%) Windows
4 62 (29.81%) Finance
5 58 (27.88%) Front Office
6 57 (27.40%) Linux
7 55 (26.44%) Electronic Trading
8 52 (25.00%) Oracle
9 51 (24.52%) RMDS
10 48 (23.08%) TIBCO
11 47 (22.60%) Rendezvous
11 47 (22.60%) Fixed Income
11 47 (22.60%) Windows 7
12 45 (21.63%) SQL
13 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
14 39 (18.75%) Investment Banking
15 38 (18.27%) Unix
16 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
17 36 (17.31%) ION Trading
18 34 (16.35%) Multithreading
18 34 (16.35%) Windows Server
19 32 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
19 32 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (15.38%) Java
20 30 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 29 (13.94%) C#
22 27 (12.98%) Python
23 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
24 25 (12.02%) MS Office

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (8.65%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.44%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.02%) MS Office
2 21 (10.10%) MS Excel
3 19 (9.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (24.52%) RMDS
2 18 (8.65%) Eikon
3 3 (1.44%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.44%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.96%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Global One
5 1 (0.48%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.81%) DNS
2 10 (4.81%) Firewall
2 10 (4.81%) Multicast
3 8 (3.85%) tcpdump
3 8 (3.85%) VPN
4 7 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.37%) DHCP
4 7 (3.37%) SAN
5 5 (2.40%) HTTP
6 4 (1.92%) NAS
7 3 (1.44%) BGP
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) LAN
7 3 (1.44%) LDAP
7 3 (1.44%) OSPF
7 3 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.44%) VoIP
7 3 (1.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) Big Data
3 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.44%) KDB
5 3 (1.44%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.44%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.96%) MS Access
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (10.58%) JUnit
2 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.85%) NUnit
4 4 (1.92%) JIRA
5 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.96%) Subversion
6 2 (0.96%) Toad
7 1 (0.48%) ERwin
7 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (41.35%) Banking
2 62 (29.81%) Finance
3 58 (27.88%) Front Office
4 39 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.21%) Retail
5 15 (7.21%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.33%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) French Language
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (34.62%) Developer
2 42 (20.19%) Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) Desktop Support
4 25 (12.02%) C# Developer
5 24 (11.54%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 23 (11.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (10.58%) Support Analyst
8 21 (10.10%) Java Developer
9 19 (9.13%) Market Data Engineer
9 19 (9.13%) Support Engineer
10 18 (8.65%) Python Developer
11 17 (8.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 17 (8.17%) Data Engineer
12 16 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 15 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
14 14 (6.73%) C++ Developer
14 14 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
14 14 (6.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 13 (6.25%) Data Analyst
16 12 (5.77%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.60%) Rendezvous
2 32 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (6.73%) .NET
4 11 (5.29%) WinForms
5 10 (4.81%) WPF
6 7 (3.37%) XML
7 4 (1.92%) XSLT
8 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.44%) CSS
8 3 (1.44%) HTML
8 3 (1.44%) SOAP
8 3 (1.44%) WCF
8 3 (1.44%) Web Services
9 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.96%) Caliburn.Micro
9 2 (0.96%) Java EE
9 2 (0.96%) Java SE
9 2 (0.96%) jQuery
9 2 (0.96%) Murex Flex
9 2 (0.96%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.60%) Fixed Income
2 32 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (10.58%) Blackberry
5 17 (8.17%) Derivative
6 13 (6.25%) iPad
6 13 (6.25%) iPhone
7 12 (5.77%) Equities
8 10 (4.81%) User Experience
9 7 (3.37%) BYOD
10 5 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.40%) Fintech
10 5 (2.40%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.92%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.44%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.98%) Windows
2 57 (27.40%) Linux
3 47 (22.60%) Windows 7
4 38 (18.27%) Unix
5 34 (16.35%) Windows Server
6 16 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.77%) Solaris
10 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.88%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.40%) Android
13 4 (1.92%) AIX
13 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.44%) Electronic Trading
2 34 (16.35%) Multithreading
3 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (10.58%) Low Latency
4 22 (10.58%) Workflow
5 21 (10.10%) High Availability
6 10 (4.81%) Algorithmic Trading
6 10 (4.81%) Asset Management
6 10 (4.81%) MVVM
7 8 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.85%) Multithreaded Programming
7 8 (3.85%) Time Management
8 7 (3.37%) Change Management
8 7 (3.37%) Data Engineering
8 7 (3.37%) Data Management
8 7 (3.37%) ITIL
8 7 (3.37%) Market Making
8 7 (3.37%) OO
8 7 (3.37%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.63%) SQL
2 32 (15.38%) Java
3 29 (13.94%) C#
4 27 (12.98%) Python
5 21 (10.10%) C++
6 11 (5.29%) Perl
7 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.33%) VBA
8 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.85%) XAML
9 6 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.44%) AWK
10 3 (1.44%) Scala
10 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.96%) C
11 2 (0.96%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) R
12 1 (0.48%) Tcl
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.65%) Degree
2 16 (7.69%) PhD
3 5 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.44%) CCNP
4 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.48%) CCDP
5 1 (0.48%) CCIE
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) MCP
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) MiFID
3 3 (1.44%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.92%) XenApp
4 3 (1.44%) NFS
4 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 8 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.44%) Control-M
3 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.96%) DameWare
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 134 (64.42%) Bloomberg
2 52 (25.00%) Oracle
3 48 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
5 36 (17.31%) ION Trading
6 24 (11.54%) Citrix
7 21 (10.10%) Cisco
8 18 (8.65%) Lotus
8 18 (8.65%) VMware
9 16 (7.69%) HP
10 13 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.81%) FXall
12 8 (3.85%) Juniper
13 7 (3.37%) Currenex
14 6 (2.88%) FactSet
15 5 (2.40%) Fixnetix
15 5 (2.40%) IBM
15 5 (2.40%) Sun
15 5 (2.40%) Sybase
15 5 (2.40%) Symantec
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