The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Charles River
Rank 560 529 530
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Contract jobs citing Charles River 65 87 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 40
Average daily rate
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£625 £550 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £328
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +60.30%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Charles River
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Charles River within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Charles River Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Charles River
Daily Rate Trend

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

Charles River Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Charles River
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Charles River within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Charles River Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Charles River
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Charles River within the UK.

Charles River Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Charles River
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -36 44 £625 +13.63% 23
London -6 41 £625 +10.13% 23
Scotland -4 20 £475 -17.39% 3
City of London -12 16 £650 +16.33% 11
Edinburgh -15 16 £475 -22.44% 3
Glasgow +5 3 - -
South East -19 3 £700 +64.70%
Berkshire - 2 £700 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Charles River 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 Charles River.

1 68 (53.54%) Asset Management
2 52 (40.94%) Finance
3 51 (40.16%) SQL
3 51 (40.16%) Investment Management
4 48 (37.80%) Front Office
5 38 (29.92%) thinkFolio
6 34 (26.77%) Markit EDM
7 29 (22.83%) Derivative
8 26 (20.47%) Fixed Income
9 18 (14.17%) SimCorp
9 18 (14.17%) SimCorp Dimension
10 16 (12.60%) LatentZero
10 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (12.60%) Equities
10 16 (12.60%) Back Office
11 14 (11.02%) Project Management
11 14 (11.02%) Banking
12 13 (10.24%) Wealth Management
13 12 (9.45%) Bloomberg
13 12 (9.45%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (8.66%) Eagle PACE
14 11 (8.66%) Fund Management
14 11 (8.66%) Investment Banking
14 11 (8.66%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.87%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (7.87%) Oracle
16 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
16 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Charles River 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 Charles River. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (29.92%) thinkFolio
2 34 (26.77%) Markit EDM
3 18 (14.17%) SimCorp Dimension
4 16 (12.60%) LatentZero
5 11 (8.66%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (3.15%) Tesseract
6 4 (3.15%) Minerva
6 4 (3.15%) Sentinel
7 3 (2.36%) Front Arena
8 2 (1.57%) Agresso
8 2 (1.57%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (1.57%) Eikon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 48 (37.80%) Front Office
3 16 (12.60%) Back Office
4 14 (11.02%) Banking
5 11 (8.66%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.15%) Retail
8 3 (2.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (45.67%) Analyst
2 37 (29.13%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Project Manager
4 15 (11.81%) Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Charles River Project Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Charles River Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Environment Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Charles River Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.57%) GWT
2 2 (1.57%) Struts
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.57%) Middleware
2 2 (1.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Derivative
2 26 (20.47%) Fixed Income
3 16 (12.60%) Equities
4 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.30%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.36%) DTCC
6 3 (2.36%) Swaptions
7 2 (1.57%) Wiki
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.54%) Asset Management
2 51 (40.16%) Investment Management
3 16 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.02%) Project Management
5 13 (10.24%) Wealth Management
6 12 (9.45%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (8.66%) Fund Management
7 11 (8.66%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.51%) Data Management
10 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.94%) BPR
11 5 (3.94%) Workflow
11 5 (3.94%) ITIL
12 4 (3.15%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.15%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (3.15%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 2 (1.57%) C#
2 2 (1.57%) Java
2 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C++
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) CFA
2 2 (1.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) EMIR
2 3 (2.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.57%) FATCA
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) MiFID
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
2 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) SimCorp
2 12 (9.45%) Bloomberg
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) Fidessa
5 5 (3.94%) Murex
5 5 (3.94%) Sophis
6 4 (3.15%) Metastorm
6 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.36%) Avaloq
8 2 (1.57%) Calypso
8 2 (1.57%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) Reuters
9 1 (0.79%) Misys
9 1 (0.79%) Sybase
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.79%) Splunk
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