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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 598 585 561
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing ETRM 28 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.052% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.067% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 11
Average daily rate £560 £490 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £673 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 5 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 28 £560 +14.28% 9
England -2 28 £560 +14.28% 9
City of London +36 5 £500 -13.04% 6
Canary Wharf 0 1 £638 +70.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £704 -

ETRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (69.23%) Endur
2 29 (55.77%) OpenLink
3 28 (53.85%) .NET
4 26 (50.00%) C#
4 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
6 19 (36.54%) Finance
7 18 (34.62%) Oracle
8 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) Front Office
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) Derivative
12 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
12 10 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (19.23%) C++
12 10 (19.23%) MFC
12 10 (19.23%) ATL
12 10 (19.23%) STL
12 10 (19.23%) OOP
12 10 (19.23%) OO
12 10 (19.23%) VC++
13 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
13 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
13 9 (17.31%) MVC
13 9 (17.31%) TDD
14 8 (15.38%) WCF
14 8 (15.38%) MVVM
15 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
15 7 (13.46%) JavaScript

ETRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Endur
2 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.85%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.92%) MSTest
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Front Office
3 4 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) OpenLink Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Endur Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) OpenLink Business Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Endur Business Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 8 (15.38%) C++ Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
7 7 (13.46%) C# Developer - Commodities
8 6 (11.54%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Risk Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Consultant
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
11 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) ATL
2 10 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (19.23%) MFC
2 10 (19.23%) STL
3 8 (15.38%) WCF
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.54%) WPF
6 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.85%) BAPI
9 2 (3.85%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.85%) SAP ALE
9 2 (3.85%) SAP PI
9 2 (3.85%) SAP XI
9 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Derivative
2 6 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
3 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 10 (19.23%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) OOP
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
4 9 (17.31%) TDD
5 8 (15.38%) MVVM
6 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Change Management
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) Web Design
11 2 (3.85%) System Testing
11 2 (3.85%) UML
11 2 (3.85%) Web Development
11 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) C++
3 10 (19.23%) VC++
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) ABAP
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) OpenLink
2 18 (34.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik