The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 395 411 362
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 27 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.60% 1.29% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 53
Median daily rate £650 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £690 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £613 £613
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
thinkFolio
England

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
1685 1787 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.85% 7.92% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1064 1462
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £611 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.13 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.14% -47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.75 £87.25 £105.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +102.63%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications 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

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 5 £625 +25.00% 1
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England

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 34 (82.93%) Asset Management
2 24 (58.54%) Investment Management
3 21 (51.22%) Front Office
4 20 (48.78%) Fixed Income
5 19 (46.34%) Charles River
6 9 (21.95%) LatentZero
6 9 (21.95%) Markit EDM
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Equities
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Fund Management
8 6 (14.63%) Back Office
8 6 (14.63%) Sentinel
8 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) Derivative
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
11 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
11 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
11 3 (7.32%) Remedy
11 3 (7.32%) LongView
11 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.32%) Fidessa
11 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 3 (7.32%) SimCorp
11 3 (7.32%) Marketing
11 3 (7.32%) Degree

thinkFolio
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 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) LatentZero
1 9 (21.95%) Markit EDM
2 6 (14.63%) Sentinel
3 3 (7.32%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (7.32%) LongView
4 2 (4.88%) SunGard APT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (51.22%) Front Office
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 6 (14.63%) Back Office
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) thinkFolio Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
5 6 (14.63%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Business Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Charles River Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) MiFID Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Fixed Income
2 8 (19.51%) Equities
3 6 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (12.20%) Derivative
5 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.88%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Asset Management
2 24 (58.54%) Investment Management
3 6 (14.63%) Fund Management
3 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (4.88%) BCP
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.88%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
2 2 (4.88%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) MiFID
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Charles River
2 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
2 3 (7.32%) Fidessa
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Remedy
2 3 (7.32%) SimCorp
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Murex