The first 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 31 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spread Betting
Rank 585 563 558
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 9 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.052% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 23
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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
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 31 July 2014.

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 7 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 31 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 +21 9 £525 +31.25% 7
England -25 9 £525 +31.25% 8
City of London +22 2 £613 +104.16% 4
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) VCDX
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (26.67%) Publishing
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) vCloud
2 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (26.67%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) VCAP
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (20.00%) WebGL
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (26.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Publishing
2 4 (26.67%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Director
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) WebGL
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Contract for Difference
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) RIA
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (26.67%) VCDX
1 4 (26.67%) VCAP
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
1 4 (26.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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