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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spread Betting
Rank 643 662 634
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.042% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £363 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Spread Betting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Spread Betting Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 6 £363 -36.95% 14
London -3 3 £525 -8.69% 12
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
City of London +13 1 £450 -21.73% 3

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) NSubstitute
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) BMC
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik
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