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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 426 387 399
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 13 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 1.68% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 22
Median daily rate £600 £556 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
1731 1901 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.52% 8.35% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1213 1404
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.20 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £52.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +38 4 £569 -0.04% 3
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thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (65.38%) Asset Management
1 17 (65.38%) Investment Management
2 15 (57.69%) Front Office
3 12 (46.15%) Fixed Income
4 10 (38.46%) Charles River
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Equities
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) SimCorp
7 5 (19.23%) Markit EDM
8 4 (15.38%) Hedge funds
8 4 (15.38%) Derivative
9 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
9 3 (11.54%) Fund Management
9 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) LatentZero
10 2 (7.69%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
11 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.85%) Murex
11 1 (3.85%) IIS
11 1 (3.85%) Linux

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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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Markit EDM
2 2 (7.69%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Front Office
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Business Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) thinkFolio Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Asset Management Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
7 3 (11.54%) Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) thinkFolio Support
8 2 (7.69%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) thinkFolio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Fixed Income
2 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (19.23%) Equities
4 4 (15.38%) Derivative
4 4 (15.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Asset Management
1 17 (65.38%) Investment Management
2 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
2 3 (11.54%) Fund Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) People Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CFA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Charles River
2 5 (19.23%) SimCorp
3 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.85%) Murex
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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