The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 367 367 358
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 36 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.02% 1.45% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 30
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1785 1930 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 8.53% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1225 1160
Average daily rate £475 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -49.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £14.40 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.20 £54.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in London

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in London

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing thinkFolio across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in London

thinkFolio
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

thinkFolio Hourly Rate Trend in London

thinkFolio
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 thinkFolio within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +12 13 £550 +15.78% 6
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thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 48 (60.00%) Front Office
2 44 (55.00%) Asset Management
3 42 (52.50%) SQL
4 39 (48.75%) Investment Management
5 36 (45.00%) Fixed Income
6 29 (36.25%) Finance
7 26 (32.50%) LatentZero
8 22 (27.50%) Markit EDM
9 21 (26.25%) Equities
9 21 (26.25%) Derivative
10 20 (25.00%) Charles River
10 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 18 (22.50%) Fund Management
12 14 (17.50%) Bloomberg
12 14 (17.50%) Oracle
13 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.25%) Banking
15 9 (11.25%) Fidessa
15 9 (11.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (11.25%) VBA
15 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
16 8 (10.00%) Sentinel
17 7 (8.75%) Tesseract
17 7 (8.75%) Minerva
17 7 (8.75%) Eagle PACE
17 7 (8.75%) UNIX
17 7 (8.75%) Workflow
17 7 (8.75%) Back Office

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (32.50%) LatentZero
2 22 (27.50%) Markit EDM
3 8 (10.00%) Sentinel
4 7 (8.75%) Tesseract
4 7 (8.75%) Minerva
4 7 (8.75%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (5.00%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (2.50%) Front Arena
7 1 (1.25%) LongView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) WAN
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MS Access
2 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (60.00%) Front Office
2 29 (36.25%) Finance
3 9 (11.25%) Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Back Office
5 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.00%) Legal
6 4 (5.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (70.00%) Analyst
2 27 (33.75%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Support Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Applications Support
5 9 (11.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Excel Developer
7 4 (5.00%) VBA Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Environment Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Excel VBA Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Test Environment Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) XML
1 5 (6.25%) XSLT
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) Fixed Income
2 21 (26.25%) Equities
2 21 (26.25%) Derivative
3 9 (11.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) UNIX
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Asset Management
2 39 (48.75%) Investment Management
3 18 (22.50%) Fund Management
4 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Data Management
9 5 (6.25%) Change Management
9 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.00%) OO
10 4 (5.00%) Test Management
10 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.75%) Content Management
11 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) VBA
3 5 (6.25%) VBScript
3 5 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Charles River
2 14 (17.50%) Bloomberg
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) Fidessa
4 6 (7.50%) Sybase
5 4 (5.00%) Metastorm
5 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) Murex
5 4 (5.00%) SimCorp
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Calypso
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) Sophis
7 1 (1.25%) MarketAxess
7 1 (1.25%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Reuters
7 1 (1.25%) FactSet
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