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 29 July 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 595 565 497
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -68
Contract jobs citing ETRM 16 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.064% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 32
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £400 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £740 £704
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £838 £700
% change year-on-year
-37.31% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.28%
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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 4 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 29 July 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
London -10 13 £600 +20.00% 4
England -28 13 £600 +20.00% 6
Glasgow - 3 £525 -
Scotland - 3 £525 -

ETRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 18 (51.43%) OpenLink
1 18 (51.43%) Endur
2 15 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) QA
4 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
9 3 (8.57%) ETL
9 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
9 3 (8.57%) VB
9 3 (8.57%) SAP
9 3 (8.57%) Windows
9 3 (8.57%) Finance
9 3 (8.57%) Degree
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation

ETRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Endur
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
3 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.86%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.71%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
2 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) SAP BI Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) WCF
2 2 (5.71%) WPF
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.57%) V-Model
5 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) OpenLink
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) SAP