The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 276 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £540 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £124 £475
% change year-on-year
+303.22% -73.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Reuters
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4705 4587 4404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.85% 46.07% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2816 2446 2213
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 254 258
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Reuters
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reuters across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Reuters Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the South East region.

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Reuters
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Surrey - 5 £540 -
Reuters
England

Reuters
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 5 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Fund Accounting
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SmartStream
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Fund Accounting
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SmartStream