The table below looks at the statistics for Straight-Through Processing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 614 627 627
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 7 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.040% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £528 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-23.75% -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Straight-Through Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Straight-Through Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Straight-Through Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Straight-Through Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 -2 7 £575 +4.54% 2
London 0 5 £600 +9.09% 2
City of London -6 1 £600 +33.33%
Coventry - 1 £490 -
West Midlands - 1 £490 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 £425 -

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Lucidchart
5 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Cash Management

Straight-Through Processing
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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (18.18%) Lucidchart
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Production Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Cash Management
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Calypso
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) GoldenSource
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) SmartStream
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase