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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spread Betting
Rank 424 419 415
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7954 8486 8945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.74% 36.34% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 5902 6154
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 148 160
Median hourly rate £20.26 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.17 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Spread Betting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik
1 1 (25.00%) VMware