The table below looks at the statistics for MultiFonds skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MultiFonds over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IGEFI MultiFonds
Rank 603 589 574
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing MultiFonds 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.078% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £580 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £500
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
4580 5108 4672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.03% 9.34% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 2607 2398
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 78
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.82 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.99% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £43.20 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.30%

MultiFonds
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MultiFonds Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MultiFonds
Daily Rate Trend

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

MultiFonds Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MultiFonds
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MultiFonds within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MultiFonds Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MultiFonds
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MultiFonds within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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 +7 8 £525 -4.54% 4
England -20 8 £525 -4.54% 4
City of London -9 1 £525 -12.50% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -

MultiFonds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MultiFonds 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 MultiFonds.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) HiPortfolio

MultiFonds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MultiFonds 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 MultiFonds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Fund Accounting
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft