The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 402 383 394
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 6 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.17% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 13
Average daily rate
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£700 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Straight-Through Processing
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +15 1 £578 +10.00% 1
Straight-Through Processing
England

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Derivative
5 6 (31.58%) Front Office
6 5 (26.32%) Equities
6 5 (26.32%) Workflow
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Marketing
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) UML
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
8 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
9 2 (10.53%) Content Management
9 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) RIATest
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Front Office
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Back Office
6 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Copywriter
4 1 (5.26%) Gloss Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) WPF
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.26%) FpML
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (36.84%) Derivative
3 5 (26.32%) Equities
4 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
6 2 (10.53%) W3C
6 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
6 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) WAI
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Calypso
2 1 (5.26%) Advent
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) Reuters
2 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.26%) Actuate
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects