The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fidessa LatentZero
Rank 577 542 520
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -22
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 12 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.041% 0.085%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.46% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 29
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£600 £326 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.90% -36.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4592 5317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.29% 8.98% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2346 2576
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 57
Average hourly rate £31.77 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.97 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -7 12 £600 +84.61% 3
England -11 12 £600 +84.61% 3
City of London +19 5 £525 +66.66%

LatentZero
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (68.57%) Investment Management
1 24 (68.57%) thinkFolio
2 23 (65.71%) Asset Management
3 21 (60.00%) Charles River
4 17 (48.57%) Front Office
5 14 (40.00%) Fixed Income
6 12 (34.29%) Sentinel
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Derivative
9 8 (22.86%) Bloomberg
9 8 (22.86%) Markit EDM
10 7 (20.00%) Minerva
11 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Fund Management
11 6 (17.14%) Reuters
11 6 (17.14%) Fidessa
12 5 (14.29%) Banking
12 5 (14.29%) Tesseract
13 4 (11.43%) Finance
13 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
14 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 3 (8.57%) Murex
14 3 (8.57%) Eagle PACE
14 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
15 2 (5.71%) Equities
15 2 (5.71%) Sophis
15 2 (5.71%) VBA
15 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
15 2 (5.71%) MS Excel

LatentZero
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Sentinel
2 8 (22.86%) Markit EDM
3 7 (20.00%) Minerva
4 5 (14.29%) Tesseract
5 3 (8.57%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (2.86%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (48.57%) Front Office
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 9 (25.71%) Derivative
3 2 (5.71%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Investment Management
2 23 (65.71%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Fund Management
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) thinkFolio
2 21 (60.00%) Charles River
3 8 (22.86%) Bloomberg
4 6 (17.14%) Reuters
4 6 (17.14%) Fidessa
5 3 (8.57%) Murex
6 2 (5.71%) Algorithmics
6 2 (5.71%) Sophis
6 2 (5.71%) RIMES
7 1 (2.86%) SimCorp
7 1 (2.86%) Calypso
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Informatica
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago