The table below looks at the statistics for Adaptiv skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adaptiv over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Adaptiv
Rank 587 587 545
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs citing Adaptiv 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.044% 0.022% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

Adaptiv
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Adaptiv Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adaptiv
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK.

Adaptiv Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adaptiv
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adaptiv within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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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
London +6 2 £550 -4.34%
England -6 2 £550 -4.34%

Adaptiv
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adaptiv 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 Adaptiv.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Basel III
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) SunGard
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Murex
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative

Adaptiv
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adaptiv 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 Adaptiv. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SunGard
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Murex