The table below looks at the statistics for Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 417 403 385
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 8 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £374 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £604 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £455 £413
% change year-on-year
- +10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Straight-Through Processing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Straight-Through Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Straight-Through Processing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Straight-Through Processing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Trend in London

Straight-Through Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Straight-Through Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Straight-Through Processing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Straight-Through Processing
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 Straight-Through Processing within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 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 +16 1 £395 -24.76% 4
Straight-Through Processing
England

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Derivative
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Fund Management
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Front Office
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) WAI
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Retail

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Front Office
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Copywriter
4 1 (6.25%) Gloss Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Derivative
2 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 2 (12.50%) W3C
4 1 (6.25%) Equities
4 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) WAI
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) Misys
2 1 (6.25%) Actuate
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