The table below looks at the statistics for ETRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ETRM over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 598 507 563
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +56
Contract jobs citing ETRM 25 67 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.13% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.17% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 16
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£600 £567 £578
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £701 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate - £675 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
42787 38469 40705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.71% 74.00% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26972 23861 23648
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1069 1523
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

ETRM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ETRM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ETRM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ETRM
Daily Rate Trend

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

ETRM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ETRM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ETRM within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

ETRM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ETRM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ETRM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ETRM
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 ETRM within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
London -21 25 £600 +9.09% 7
England -65 25 £600 +9.09% 7
City of London +4 2 £600 -7.69% 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

ETRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ETRM 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 ETRM.

1 34 (57.63%) Risk Management
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) Finance
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 19 (32.20%) Endur
4 19 (32.20%) QA
5 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (28.81%) OpenLink
7 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Triple Point
8 14 (23.73%) Aligne
8 14 (23.73%) C#
8 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
8 14 (23.73%) EMIR
9 13 (22.03%) SAP
9 13 (22.03%) .NET
10 12 (20.34%) Murex
10 12 (20.34%) Front Office
10 12 (20.34%) ZaiNet
11 11 (18.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 11 (18.64%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (18.64%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (18.64%) MiFID
11 11 (18.64%) Brady
11 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
11 11 (18.64%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 11 (18.64%) ERP
12 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
14 8 (13.56%) Microsoft

ETRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ETRM 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 ETRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Endur
2 14 (23.73%) Aligne
3 12 (20.34%) ZaiNet
4 11 (18.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (18.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (18.64%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (18.64%) OpenLink RightAngle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.39%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Front Office
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Automated Test Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) Spring
2 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) WCF
4 2 (3.39%) WPF
4 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
1 4 (6.78%) Physics
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) VMS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Risk Management
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.64%) ERP
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.47%) Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.08%) MVC
9 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) QA
2 14 (23.73%) EMIR
3 11 (18.64%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) OpenLink
2 14 (23.73%) Triple Point
3 13 (22.03%) SAP
4 12 (20.34%) Murex
5 11 (18.64%) Brady
6 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 4 (6.78%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) SunGard
9 1 (1.69%) Trayport
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