The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of StatPro 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 StatPro over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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 StatPro Group Plc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StatPro
Rank 605 582 598
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing StatPro 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £625 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

StatPro
Jobs Demand Trend

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

StatPro Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

StatPro
Daily Rate Trend

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

StatPro Daily Rate Trend in the UK

StatPro
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing StatPro within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

StatPro Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

StatPro
Hourly Rate Trend

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

StatPro Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

StatPro
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 StatPro within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England -7 6 £475 -24.00% 1
London +15 5 £500 -20.00% 1
City of London +29 3 £500 - 1

StatPro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing StatPro 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 StatPro.

1 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 5 (50.00%) Derivative
4 4 (40.00%) Back Office
4 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 3 (30.00%) BI-SAM
5 3 (30.00%) FactSet
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Sybase
6 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) CFA

StatPro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing StatPro 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 StatPro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SunGard APT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Derivative
2 4 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (50.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) BI-SAM
1 3 (30.00%) FactSet
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) SunGard
3 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (10.00%) Charles River
3 1 (10.00%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (10.00%) thinkFolio