The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 398 393 374
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 6 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
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£450 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Spread Betting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7998 8635 8545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.68% 37.56% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5510 6037 5814
Average daily rate £463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 151 197
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.65% -9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.20 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in London

Spread Betting
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Spread Betting Daily Rate Trend in London

Spread Betting
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spread Betting across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Spread Betting Daily Rate Histogram in London

Spread Betting
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Spread Betting Hourly Rate Trend in London

Spread Betting
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 Spread Betting within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 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 +9 1 £500 +12.67% 2
Spread Betting
England

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) vSphere
3 9 (31.03%) Puppet
3 9 (31.03%) vCloud
3 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
3 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (27.59%) Private Cloud
5 7 (24.14%) IaaS
5 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
5 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (24.14%) Banking
5 7 (24.14%) OOP
5 7 (24.14%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (20.69%) VCAP
6 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
6 6 (20.69%) NAS
6 6 (20.69%) VCDX

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
1 6 (20.69%) NAS
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (10.34%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.24%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Programmer
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) iPhone Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Private Cloud
2 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.34%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) OOP
1 7 (24.14%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
3 4 (13.79%) Android Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Pay per click
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.90%) Apex Code
4 2 (6.90%) SOQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) VCDX
2 6 (20.69%) VCAP
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCSA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (31.03%) vSphere
1 9 (31.03%) vCloud
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Puppet
1 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) Brocade
3 3 (10.34%) Infoblox
3 3 (10.34%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Vyatta
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya