The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of thinkFolio products and/or services 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within thinkFolio Limited.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 362 328 368
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 31 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 35
Average daily rate £550 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10430 9910 12084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.63% 45.80% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6815 6259 7339
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 257 293
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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England

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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 Vendors category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in London

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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

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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 24 April 2014.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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

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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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 12 £475 -9.52%
Docklands, London - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 41 (75.93%) Asset Management
2 35 (64.81%) Front Office
3 29 (53.70%) Fixed Income
4 27 (50.00%) Charles River
4 27 (50.00%) Investment Management
5 25 (46.30%) LatentZero
5 25 (46.30%) SQL
6 24 (44.44%) Derivative
7 18 (33.33%) Fund Management
8 15 (27.78%) Markit EDM
9 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 13 (24.07%) Finance
11 12 (22.22%) Minerva
12 10 (18.52%) Equities
12 10 (18.52%) C#
13 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 9 (16.67%) .NET
13 9 (16.67%) Bloomberg
13 9 (16.67%) Banking
13 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
13 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
15 7 (12.96%) Fidessa
15 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (12.96%) Tesseract
16 6 (11.11%) Capstone
16 6 (11.11%) WinForms
17 5 (9.26%) ETL
17 5 (9.26%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (46.30%) LatentZero
2 15 (27.78%) Markit EDM
3 12 (22.22%) Minerva
4 7 (12.96%) Tesseract
5 6 (11.11%) Capstone
6 4 (7.41%) Sentinel
7 2 (3.70%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (1.85%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (64.81%) Front Office
2 13 (24.07%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Excel Developer
9 2 (3.70%) VBA Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Support Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
1 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.11%) WinForms
3 5 (9.26%) WCF
3 5 (9.26%) WPF
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (53.70%) Fixed Income
2 24 (44.44%) Derivative
3 10 (18.52%) Equities
4 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.70%) Swaptions
5 2 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Asset Management
2 27 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 18 (33.33%) Fund Management
4 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) OOD
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) MVC
9 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.70%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (1.85%) Risk Analytics
10 1 (1.85%) Analytics
10 1 (1.85%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.85%) Release Management
10 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Charles River
2 9 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 7 (12.96%) Fidessa
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Reuters
5 4 (7.41%) Sophis
6 3 (5.56%) Murex
7 2 (3.70%) SimCorp
7 2 (3.70%) RIMES
8 1 (1.85%) Calypso
8 1 (1.85%) StatPro
8 1 (1.85%) Linedata
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