The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Portware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portware over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Portware LLC.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portware
Rank 604 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Portware 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25323 24618 22252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.29% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14434 13926 11757
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1066 1196
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Portware
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Portware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Portware
Daily Rate Trend

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

Portware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Portware
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 Portware within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 - 5 £500 - 1
England - 5 £500 - 1
City of London - 1 £525 -

Portware
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Portware 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 Portware.

1 7 (100.00%) Equities
1 7 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (71.43%) KDB
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Fidessa
2 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) AWK
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Tcl
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Derivative
6 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Tandem
6 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) NYFIX

Portware
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Portware 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 Portware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) KDB
General
1 5 (71.43%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) FIX Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Fidessa Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Fidessa Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 3 (42.86%) AWK
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Fidessa
2 1 (14.29%) NYFIX