The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead over the 3 months to 17 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 398 362 428
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +66
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 14 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.074% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 1
Average daily rate £500 £563 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10818 9989 12150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.67% 46.20% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7040 6321 7349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
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 222 248 305
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 £33.75 £44.40 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in London

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in London

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thunderhead across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Histogram in London

Thunderhead
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 Thunderhead within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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 -6 8 £538 +2.38%
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 15 (51.72%) Banking
2 11 (37.93%) Derivative
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Equities
5 7 (24.14%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Solaris
6 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
6 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (17.24%) DTCC
7 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) XSL
8 4 (13.79%) Misys
8 4 (13.79%) Back Office
8 4 (13.79%) GoldenSource
9 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) SWIFT
9 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
9 3 (10.34%) EMIR

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 15 (51.72%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Back Office
5 2 (6.90%) Legal
6 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Java Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) XSL
3 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Derivative
2 7 (24.14%) Equities
3 5 (17.24%) DTCC
3 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (10.34%) SWIFT
5 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Solaris
1 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) SOA
1 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
1 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) Document Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.45%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) EMIR
2 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Misys
2 4 (13.79%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects