The table below looks at the statistics for TradeThru 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 TradeThru over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SS&C TradeThru
Rank 397 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TradeThru 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
TradeThru
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
1578 1970 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.56% 9.40% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1260 1209
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £20.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +84.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £16.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £53.82 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

TradeThru
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TradeThru Jobs Demand Trend in London

TradeThru
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TradeThru Daily Rate Trend in London

TradeThru
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TradeThru across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

TradeThru Daily Rate Histogram in London

TradeThru
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 TradeThru within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £240 -
TradeThru
England

TradeThru
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TradeThru 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 TradeThru.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
3 9 (69.23%) UML
3 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Use Case
3 9 (69.23%) BPMN
4 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) Reuters
5 6 (46.15%) Bloomberg
5 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) MSTest
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
9 1 (7.69%) Data Management
9 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Software Testing

TradeThru
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TradeThru 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 TradeThru. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSTest
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Finance Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) BPMN
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
1 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
1 9 (69.23%) UML
1 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Bloomberg
1 6 (46.15%) Reuters
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft