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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 595 558 491
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -67
Contract jobs citing ETRM 18 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.084% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 20
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£600 £550 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £363 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £875 £828
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £838 £700
% change year-on-year
-37.31% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 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 3 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 -25 15 £600 +33.33% 6
England -44 15 £600 +33.33% 6
Scotland - 3 £525 -
Glasgow - 3 £525 -
City of London -19 1 - - 1

ETRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 (45.00%) OpenLink
1 18 (45.00%) Endur
2 16 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 11 (27.50%) QA
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.00%) Finance
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (12.50%) VBA
9 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) Front Office
10 4 (10.00%) VB
11 3 (7.50%) C
11 3 (7.50%) Java
11 3 (7.50%) SAP
11 3 (7.50%) ETL
11 3 (7.50%) ITIL
11 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
11 3 (7.50%) TDD

ETRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Endur
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.00%) Aligne
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) ZaiNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) C# Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
2 2 (5.00%) WPF
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.50%) Pandas
3 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (2.50%) SciPy
3 1 (2.50%) NumPy
3 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Matplotlib
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
5 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.50%) V-Model
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) BDD
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) MVVM
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) VBA
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Cython
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) OpenLink
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Trayport