The table below looks at the statistics for Markit EDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Markit EDM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markit Enterprise Data Management (formerly Cadis)
Rank 495 519 507
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Markit EDM 111 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.17% 1.28% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 63
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £453 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £650
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
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
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

Markit EDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Markit EDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Trend

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

Markit EDM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Markit EDM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Markit EDM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Markit EDM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Markit EDM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Markit EDM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Markit EDM
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Markit EDM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +63 84 £550 - 16
England +27 84 £550 - 16
City of London +31 35 £525 -4.54% 8
Scotland -7 26 £450 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh -5 16 £525 -25.00% 1
Stirling -6 7 £375 -21.05%

Markit EDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM.

1 115 (53.49%) Asset Management
2 112 (52.09%) SQL
3 104 (48.37%) Finance
4 79 (36.74%) Investment Management
5 76 (35.35%) SQL Server
6 60 (27.91%) Data Management
7 46 (21.40%) ETL
8 38 (17.67%) Banking
9 34 (15.81%) Charles River
10 31 (14.42%) .NET
10 31 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (14.42%) Data Analysis
11 30 (13.95%) T-SQL
11 30 (13.95%) Data Modelling
12 29 (13.49%) Equities
12 29 (13.49%) Business Analysis
13 27 (12.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (12.09%) QlikView
14 26 (12.09%) Front Office
15 25 (11.63%) Derivative
16 23 (10.70%) Waterfall
17 22 (10.23%) Workflow
18 21 (9.77%) Control-M
19 20 (9.30%) Data Mining
19 20 (9.30%) Oracle
19 20 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Management
19 20 (9.30%) Investment Banking
20 19 (8.84%) Bloomberg
21 16 (7.44%) XML

Markit EDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Markit EDM 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 Markit EDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Eagle PACE
2 7 (3.26%) LatentZero
2 7 (3.26%) Salerio
3 5 (2.33%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (1.40%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.47%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.47%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.47%) Minerva
5 1 (0.47%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (12.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (12.09%) QlikView
5 20 (9.30%) Data Mining
6 14 (6.51%) DTS
7 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.33%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.40%) FitNesse
1 3 (1.40%) Subversion
2 2 (0.93%) NUnit
2 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.93%) Selenium
2 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.93%) MSBuild
2 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.93%) Moq
2 2 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (48.37%) Finance
2 38 (17.67%) Banking
3 26 (12.09%) Front Office
4 20 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.51%) Back Office
6 9 (4.19%) Retail
7 4 (1.86%) German Language
8 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (42.33%) Analyst
2 83 (38.60%) Developer
3 39 (18.14%) Business Analyst
4 19 (8.84%) Data Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.05%) Test Analyst
6 13 (6.05%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.58%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.58%) Consultant
8 11 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.72%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Designer
12 5 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (2.33%) Programmer
13 4 (1.86%) .NET Programmer
13 4 (1.86%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.42%) .NET
2 16 (7.44%) XML
3 8 (3.72%) Web Services
4 7 (3.26%) WSDL
4 7 (3.26%) Silverlight
5 5 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.86%) Middleware
7 3 (1.40%) WCF
7 3 (1.40%) WPF
7 3 (1.40%) LINQ
8 2 (0.93%) Ajax
8 2 (0.93%) WF
8 2 (0.93%) CSS3
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (0.93%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (0.93%) jQuery
8 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.93%) HTML5
8 2 (0.93%) J2EE
8 2 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.49%) Equities
2 25 (11.63%) Derivative
3 15 (6.98%) Reference Data
4 11 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (5.12%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (0.93%) Swaptions
7 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.47%) Wiki
8 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.26%) UNIX
2 6 (2.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.49%) Asset Management
2 79 (36.74%) Investment Management
3 60 (27.91%) Data Management
4 46 (21.40%) ETL
5 31 (14.42%) Data Analysis
6 30 (13.95%) Data Modelling
7 29 (13.49%) Business Analysis
8 23 (10.70%) Waterfall
9 22 (10.23%) Workflow
10 20 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Management
11 15 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.05%) Fund Management
12 13 (6.05%) Data Mapping
13 12 (5.58%) Migration
14 10 (4.65%) Test Scripting
14 10 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (4.19%) Project Management
15 9 (4.19%) Risk Management
15 9 (4.19%) Systems Analysis
16 8 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (52.09%) SQL
2 30 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 11 (5.12%) C#
4 10 (4.65%) Java
5 8 (3.72%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.33%) VBA
6 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.86%) XPath
7 4 (1.86%) C
8 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
2 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.47%) MCP
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (9.77%) Control-M
2 10 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (15.81%) Charles River
2 20 (9.30%) Oracle
3 19 (8.84%) Bloomberg
4 16 (7.44%) thinkFolio
5 14 (6.51%) GoldenSource
6 10 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.19%) HP
7 9 (4.19%) SimCorp
8 8 (3.72%) RIMES
9 7 (3.26%) Reuters
9 7 (3.26%) Fiserv
10 4 (1.86%) Calypso
10 4 (1.86%) Remedy
10 4 (1.86%) SmartCo
11 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.40%) Sophis
12 2 (0.93%) BI-SAM
12 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.93%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.93%) Informatica
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