The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IGEFI MultiFonds
Rank 586 554 587
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Contract jobs citing MultiFonds 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.018% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.039% 0.20% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
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
5064 4571 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.27% 8.94% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2603 2344 2575
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £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 76 58
Average hourly rate £31.77 £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.89% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%

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
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 MultiFonds within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +13 2 £550 +41.93%
England -32 2 £550 +41.93%
City of London - 1 £600 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Scotland - - - -

MultiFonds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Fund Accounting
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (31.25%) HiPortfolio
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
6 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (18.75%) MS Project
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
8 2 (12.50%) BPR
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
9 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
9 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
9 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

MultiFonds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Fund Accounting
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) BPR
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Reuters
2 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg