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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reuters
England / London
Rank 295 328 302
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Contract jobs citing Reuters 113 84 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.99% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 61
Median daily rate £620 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.65% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £184 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £525 £313
% change year-on-year
-51.19% +68.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
8429 8489 9411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.33% 41.12% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 5535 6261
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 £288 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 148 195
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £32.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -17 12 £650 +121.27% 3
Canary Wharf 0 1 £240 -12.72%
Docklands, London -7 1 £500 +81.81%
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 123 (62.76%) Bloomberg
2 85 (43.37%) Banking
3 83 (42.35%) Windows
4 60 (30.61%) Front Office
5 59 (30.10%) Finance
6 57 (29.08%) Electronic Trading
7 56 (28.57%) Linux
8 53 (27.04%) Oracle
9 52 (26.53%) RMDS
10 51 (26.02%) TIBCO
11 50 (25.51%) Windows 7
12 49 (25.00%) Rendezvous
13 46 (23.47%) Fixed Income
14 43 (21.94%) SQL
15 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 38 (19.39%) Investment Banking
17 37 (18.88%) Unix
17 37 (18.88%) Windows Server
18 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
19 34 (17.35%) Java
19 34 (17.35%) ION Trading
19 34 (17.35%) Multithreading
19 34 (17.35%) FIX Protocol
20 31 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (13.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 26 (13.27%) Blackberry
23 25 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
23 25 (12.76%) C#
23 25 (12.76%) Python
24 24 (12.24%) Active Directory

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 21 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 20 (10.20%) MS Office
2 14 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 52 (26.53%) RMDS
2 21 (10.71%) Eikon
3 3 (1.53%) ION MarketView
4 2 (1.02%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Global One
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.51%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.59%) DNS
2 9 (4.59%) Firewall
2 9 (4.59%) Multicast
3 8 (4.08%) tcpdump
4 7 (3.57%) DHCP
4 7 (3.57%) SAN
4 7 (3.57%) VPN
5 6 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.55%) HTTP
7 4 (2.04%) VoIP
8 3 (1.53%) Internet
8 3 (1.53%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.53%) LDAP
8 3 (1.53%) NAS
8 3 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.02%) 3G
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.55%) Big Data
3 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.53%) MySQL
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.02%) MS Access
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.51%) KDB
7 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (11.73%) JUnit
2 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.06%) NUnit
4 4 (2.04%) JIRA
5 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.02%) Subversion
6 2 (1.02%) Toad
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (43.37%) Banking
2 60 (30.61%) Front Office
3 59 (30.10%) Finance
4 38 (19.39%) Investment Banking
5 18 (9.18%) Retail
5 18 (9.18%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.57%) Legal
7 4 (2.04%) Back Office
7 4 (2.04%) Publishing
8 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (33.16%) Developer
2 46 (23.47%) Analyst
3 32 (16.33%) Desktop Support
4 29 (14.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (13.27%) Support Analyst
6 25 (12.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 23 (11.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 23 (11.73%) C# Developer
8 22 (11.22%) Java Developer
8 22 (11.22%) Support Engineer
9 19 (9.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 18 (9.18%) Market Data Engineer
10 18 (9.18%) SQL Analyst
11 17 (8.67%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (8.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 16 (8.16%) Data Engineer
13 15 (7.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 15 (7.65%) Service Desk Support
14 14 (7.14%) Deskside Support
15 13 (6.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 34 (17.35%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (5.10%) .NET
3 10 (5.10%) WinForms
4 7 (3.57%) WPF
4 7 (3.57%) XML
5 4 (2.04%) XSLT
6 3 (1.53%) SOAP
6 3 (1.53%) Web Services
7 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.02%) MDX
7 2 (1.02%) STL
7 2 (1.02%) WCF
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.51%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) jQuery
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.47%) Fixed Income
2 31 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (13.27%) Blackberry
5 16 (8.16%) iPad
5 16 (8.16%) iPhone
6 14 (7.14%) Derivative
6 14 (7.14%) Equities
7 8 (4.08%) User Experience
8 7 (3.57%) BYOD
9 6 (3.06%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (3.06%) Reference Data
10 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.04%) SCADA
11 3 (1.53%) Fintech
11 3 (1.53%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.53%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.53%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.35%) Windows
2 56 (28.57%) Linux
3 50 (25.51%) Windows 7
4 37 (18.88%) Unix
4 37 (18.88%) Windows Server
5 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.67%) Windows XP
7 16 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.61%) Solaris
9 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.06%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.55%) Android
11 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.53%) AIX
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.08%) Electronic Trading
2 34 (17.35%) Multithreading
3 25 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.22%) Workflow
5 19 (9.69%) Low Latency
6 17 (8.67%) High Availability
7 12 (6.12%) Algorithmic Trading
8 11 (5.61%) Asset Management
8 11 (5.61%) Market Making
9 8 (4.08%) Data Management
9 8 (4.08%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (4.08%) Time Management
10 7 (3.57%) Change Management
10 7 (3.57%) ITIL
10 7 (3.57%) Migration
10 7 (3.57%) MVVM
10 7 (3.57%) OO
11 6 (3.06%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.06%) Project Management
11 6 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.94%) SQL
2 34 (17.35%) Java
3 25 (12.76%) C#
3 25 (12.76%) Python
4 20 (10.20%) C++
5 11 (5.61%) Perl
6 10 (5.10%) VBA
7 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.06%) XAML
10 5 (2.55%) AWK
10 5 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.04%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.53%) Scala
13 2 (1.02%) C
13 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.02%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) Tcl
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.71%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) PhD
3 6 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.53%) CCNP
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.02%) CCNA
5 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) CCDP
6 1 (0.51%) CCIE
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.04%) XenApp
4 3 (1.53%) NFS
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 8 (4.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.53%) Control-M
3 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.53%) SCCM
4 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.02%) DameWare
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 123 (62.76%) Bloomberg
2 53 (27.04%) Oracle
3 51 (26.02%) TIBCO
4 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 34 (17.35%) ION Trading
6 22 (11.22%) Citrix
7 21 (10.71%) Cisco
7 21 (10.71%) Lotus
8 17 (8.67%) VMware
9 14 (7.14%) HP
10 13 (6.63%) Red Hat
11 12 (6.12%) FXall
12 11 (5.61%) Currenex
13 8 (4.08%) Juniper
13 8 (4.08%) Sun
14 6 (3.06%) FactSet
15 5 (2.55%) Fixnetix
15 5 (2.55%) GoldenSource
15 5 (2.55%) Symantec
16 4 (2.04%) Fidessa
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