The first table below looks at the demand for RTP 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 RTP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank 406 376 420
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +44
Contract jobs citing RTP 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.099% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £463 £458 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £458 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
- +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2846 3023 3707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.50% 13.75% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1880 2239
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 135 151
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
RTP
England

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in London

RTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RTP across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

RTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

RTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

RTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
RTP
England

RTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 10 (47.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (38.10%) SAP FI-AA
3 8 (38.10%) SAP PS
4 6 (28.57%) WAP
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 6 (28.57%) RTCP
5 5 (23.81%) SyncML
5 5 (23.81%) GIS
5 5 (23.81%) ESRI
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) J2ME
6 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) SMS
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (19.05%) JDBC
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) E-business
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) iPhone
6 4 (19.05%) SAP PI
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing

RTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RTP 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 RTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (38.10%) SAP FI-AA
2 8 (38.10%) SAP PS
3 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) RTCP
2 4 (19.05%) GSM
2 4 (19.05%) SMS
3 2 (9.52%) RFID
4 1 (4.76%) RTSP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
2 12 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WAP
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
2 5 (23.81%) SyncML
2 5 (23.81%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) J2ME
3 4 (19.05%) JDBC
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) SAP PI
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (9.52%) KML
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE 5
6 1 (4.76%) JPA
6 1 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) JSTL
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) MIDP
6 1 (4.76%) JSF
6 1 (4.76%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 4 (19.05%) iPhone
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) E-business
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Data Security
3 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) DRM
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JTAG
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) ESRI
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Mapinfo