The table below looks at the statistics for LatentZero skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LatentZero over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 598 551 521
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -30
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 10 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.035% 0.044%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 13
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £444 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4857 4696 4734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.09% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2851 2524 2318
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

LatentZero
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LatentZero within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

LatentZero Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LatentZero
Daily Rate Trend

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

LatentZero Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LatentZero
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LatentZero within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

LatentZero Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LatentZero
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LatentZero Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LatentZero
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LatentZero within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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 +15 10 £550 +10.00% 3
England -37 10 £550 +10.00% 3
City of London +5 3 £500 +3.89% 3

LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

1 13 (68.42%) thinkFolio
2 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
3 9 (47.37%) Investment Management
3 9 (47.37%) Front Office
4 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Fidessa
4 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
4 8 (42.11%) Fund Management
5 7 (36.84%) Equities
5 7 (36.84%) VBA
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Derivative
6 6 (31.58%) Sentinel
7 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) MS Access
8 4 (21.05%) Charles River
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Back Office
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) Reuters
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) Retail
10 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Sentinel
2 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (5.26%) Tesseract
3 1 (5.26%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (47.37%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) VBA Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Excel VBA Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Excel Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
2 7 (36.84%) Equities
3 6 (31.58%) Derivative
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Management
3 8 (42.11%) Fund Management
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) thinkFolio
2 8 (42.11%) Fidessa
2 8 (42.11%) Bloomberg
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Charles River
5 2 (10.53%) Reuters
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago