The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Scholes skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Black-Scholes 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Black-Scholes
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Black-Scholes as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Scholes Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Daily Rate Trend

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

Black-Scholes Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Black-Scholes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Black-Scholes.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD