The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 606 588 565
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.047% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
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£500 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17261 16878 16717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.48% 31.90% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10795 10341 9863
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 637 740
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Spread Betting
Daily Rate Trend

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

Spread Betting Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Spread Betting
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Spread Betting Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Spread Betting
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 Spread Betting within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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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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 -22 7 £500 - 12
London -7 6 £500 - 12
City of London 0 4 £500 -18.36% 9
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) Android
6 4 (17.39%) vSphere
6 4 (17.39%) Puppet
6 4 (17.39%) vCloud
6 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
6 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
6 4 (17.39%) Android Development
6 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
7 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (13.04%) Vyatta
7 3 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Programmer
3 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) OOP
1 5 (21.74%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
2 4 (17.39%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Kanban
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) VCDX
3 1 (4.35%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
1 4 (17.39%) vCloud
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Brocade
2 3 (13.04%) Infoblox
2 3 (13.04%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) Vyatta
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
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