The first table below looks at the demand for S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS over the 3 months to 24 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 Applications 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank - 378 421
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category - 0.11% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2755 2634 3351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.79% 12.17% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1691 2040
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 129 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
S-PLUS
England

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

S-PLUS Daily Rate Trend in London

S-PLUS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (100.00%) R

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II