The table below looks at the statistics for ETRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ETRM over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
Rank 628 604 567
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -37
Contract jobs citing ETRM 20 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.042% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 35
Median daily rate £525 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £750 £920
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £600 £675
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median 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
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

ETRM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ETRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ETRM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 18 £525 -12.50% 16
London -14 12 £525 -12.50% 8
South East - 5 £488 - 4
Wokingham - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
City of London +40 2 £525 +27.27% 6
Surrey - 2 £488 - 4
Scotland -16 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 4
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 4
Leatherhead - 1 £425 - 4

ETRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ETRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ETRM.

1 31 (64.58%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) C#
3 26 (54.17%) Endur
4 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (45.83%) Risk Management
6 21 (43.75%) OpenLink
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 19 (39.58%) Oracle
8 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
9 16 (33.33%) Windows
9 16 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 16 (33.33%) Front Office
10 14 (29.17%) Derivative
11 12 (25.00%) Finance
11 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 12 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (25.00%) OOP
11 12 (25.00%) OO
11 12 (25.00%) VC++
11 12 (25.00%) ATL
11 12 (25.00%) STL
11 12 (25.00%) C++
11 12 (25.00%) MFC
11 12 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.75%) MVC
13 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
13 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
13 7 (14.58%) BDD
14 6 (12.50%) MVVM
14 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow

ETRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Endur
2 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
3 16 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (33.33%) Front Office
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Front Office Developer
3 10 (20.83%) C++ Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) ETRM Manager
7 4 (8.33%) ETRM Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Endur Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Energy Trading Developer
9 2 (4.17%) OpenLink Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) ATL
2 12 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (25.00%) MFC
2 12 (25.00%) STL
3 6 (12.50%) WCF
3 6 (12.50%) WPF
4 5 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.33%) LINQ
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) BAPI
7 2 (4.17%) SAP ALE
7 2 (4.17%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.17%) SAP XI
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Derivative
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Risk Management
3 12 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (25.00%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) OOP
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) BDD
5 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.50%) MVVM
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) People Management
8 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) C++
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) VC++
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) ABAP
4 2 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) OpenLink
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Telerik
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO