The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartStream
Rank 404 403 405
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.059% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.13% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10141 10839 11752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.46% 45.49% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6484 6858 7034
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 308 327
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.06 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
SmartStream
England

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 10 July 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
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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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (20.00%) Pega
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Actimize
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (10.00%) OpenLink
5 1 (10.00%) Findur
5 1 (10.00%) FpML
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Gloss Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Actimize
1 2 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) Microgen
2 1 (10.00%) OpenLink
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects