The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Charles River
Rank 510 480 475
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Charles River 86 71 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 73
Average daily rate £575 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £377 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £624 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+46.10% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25797 22761 27838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 46.96% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14477 12070 14179
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1206 1321
Average hourly rate £17.61 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 23 April 2014.

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 6 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 66 £575 +6.97% 17
England -51 66 £575 +9.52% 17
City of London +7 38 £575 +6.97% 10
Scotland +15 20 £563 +37.19% 3
Edinburgh -12 14 £650 +58.53% 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 86 (58.50%) Asset Management
2 69 (46.94%) Front Office
3 56 (38.10%) Investment Management
4 55 (37.41%) SQL
5 52 (35.37%) Finance
6 29 (19.73%) Banking
6 29 (19.73%) thinkFolio
7 25 (17.01%) Markit EDM
8 24 (16.33%) Fixed Income
9 23 (15.65%) Back Office
10 22 (14.97%) Fund Management
11 21 (14.29%) LatentZero
12 18 (12.24%) Derivative
13 17 (11.56%) Investment Banking
14 16 (10.88%) Java
15 13 (8.84%) Business Analysis
15 13 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.16%) Portfolio Management
17 11 (7.48%) Bloomberg
17 11 (7.48%) Workflow
18 10 (6.80%) Sophis
18 10 (6.80%) Data Management
18 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
19 9 (6.12%) .NET
19 9 (6.12%) ISO 9001
19 9 (6.12%) Minerva
19 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (6.12%) Equities
20 8 (5.44%) UNIX
21 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012

Charles River
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Markit EDM
2 21 (14.29%) LatentZero
3 9 (6.12%) Minerva
4 5 (3.40%) Sentinel
5 3 (2.04%) Capstone
5 3 (2.04%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (2.04%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (1.36%) Eagle STAR
6 2 (1.36%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.68%) LongView
7 1 (0.68%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.68%) Beauchamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (46.94%) Front Office
2 52 (35.37%) Finance
3 29 (19.73%) Banking
4 23 (15.65%) Back Office
5 17 (11.56%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (49.66%) Analyst
2 45 (30.61%) Business Analyst
3 19 (12.93%) Project Manager
4 17 (11.56%) Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 16 (10.88%) Applications Support
6 14 (9.52%) Consultant
7 12 (8.16%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Data Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Charles River Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) Charles River Project Manager
12 4 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.04%) Test Manager
13 3 (2.04%) Tester
13 3 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
13 3 (2.04%) Senior Manager
13 3 (2.04%) Analyst Programmer
13 3 (2.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Fixed Income
2 18 (12.24%) Derivative
3 9 (6.12%) Equities
4 7 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.40%) iPad
6 4 (2.72%) Kindle
6 4 (2.72%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) UNIX
2 7 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (58.50%) Asset Management
2 56 (38.10%) Investment Management
3 22 (14.97%) Fund Management
4 13 (8.84%) Business Analysis
4 13 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.16%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (7.48%) Workflow
7 10 (6.80%) Data Management
8 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.76%) Analytics
9 7 (4.76%) Time Management
9 7 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.08%) Project Management
11 5 (3.40%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (3.40%) System Testing
11 5 (3.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.72%) Cash Management
12 4 (2.72%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Data Management
12 4 (2.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.41%) SQL
2 16 (10.88%) Java
3 6 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) ISEB
3 2 (1.36%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.36%) EMIR
4 2 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) thinkFolio
2 11 (7.48%) Bloomberg
3 10 (6.80%) Sophis
4 7 (4.76%) Fidessa
5 6 (4.08%) Calypso
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle
6 5 (3.40%) Murex
7 4 (2.72%) RIMES
7 4 (2.72%) FactSet
7 4 (2.72%) SimCorp
8 3 (2.04%) Actuate
8 3 (2.04%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.36%) Reuters
9 2 (1.36%) Linedata
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.68%) HP
10 1 (0.68%) VMware
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