The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VWAP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VWAP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP)
Rank 424 428 420
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing VWAP 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.012% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £605 £375 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VWAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7943 8285 8577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.09% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5512 5753 6096
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 198
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £43.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

VWAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VWAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VWAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

VWAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VWAP Daily Rate Trend in London

VWAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VWAP across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

VWAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

VWAP
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 VWAP within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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 +5 2 £638 +70.00% 1
VWAP
England

VWAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 12 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 12 (100.00%) TWAP
1 12 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 11 (91.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 9 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) Banking
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) .NET
5 7 (58.33%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (41.67%) Java
7 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (33.33%) R
8 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (33.33%) Multicast
8 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle
9 3 (25.00%) Unix
9 3 (25.00%) Linux
10 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 2 (16.67%) Front Office
10 2 (16.67%) Statistics
10 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

VWAP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Multicast
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) KDB
1 1 (8.33%) Kdb+
1 1 (8.33%) Tick Data
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
3 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Pricing Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) TWAP
2 9 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (8.33%) Equities
5 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (8.33%) Fintech
5 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (8.33%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 12 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 11 (91.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (58.33%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Data Management
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) R
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle