The table below looks at the statistics for RIATest 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 RIATest over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cogitek RIATest
Rank - 402 -
Contract jobs citing RIATest 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.005% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3144 2952 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.45% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2124 1879
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

RIATest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RIATest Jobs Demand Trend in London

RIATest
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RIATest Daily Rate Trend in London

RIATest
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RIATest 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 RIATest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

RIATest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RIATest 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 RIATest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics