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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Straight-Through Processing
UK
Rank 576 611 604
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.017% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £640 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £588 -
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -
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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 4 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +36 5 £575 +2.22% 1
London +6 4 £600 +9.09% 1
East of England - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 £425 -

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain 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 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP