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

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartStream
Rank 420 411 421
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.045% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £576 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SmartStream
England

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
10122 11028 11633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 45.50% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 6969 7477
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 268
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.90 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

SmartStream
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SmartStream Jobs Demand Trend in London

SmartStream
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SmartStream Daily Rate Trend in London

SmartStream
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SmartStream Hourly Rate Trend in London

SmartStream
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 SmartStream within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
SmartStream
England

SmartStream
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 4 (66.67%) Cash Management
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos