The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SmartStream 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 SmartStream over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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 SmartStream.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartStream
Rank 609 589 570
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.017% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate £500 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £198 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £673 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £213 -
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
21707 23357 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 45.66% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12936 13541 12394
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 985 983
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SmartStream
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SmartStream Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SmartStream
Daily Rate Trend

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

SmartStream Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SmartStream
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SmartStream within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SmartStream Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SmartStream
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SmartStream Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SmartStream
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 SmartStream within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +14 14 £500 +25.00% 1
London +10 14 £500 -21.56% 1
City of London +47 1 £400 -44.82%

SmartStream
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream.

1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Back Office
2 14 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 11 (55.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) iManage
9 1 (5.00%) Recommind
9 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.00%) Law
9 1 (5.00%) Legal
9 1 (5.00%) CMS
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (5.00%) Equities
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (5.00%) User Experience
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (5.00%) Derivative
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework

SmartStream
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Back Office
3 11 (55.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (5.00%) Front Office
6 1 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 15 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (35.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) E-business
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Calypso
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos
2 1 (5.00%) iManage
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Recommind