The table below looks at the statistics for Summit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Summit over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 544 532 504
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing Summit 45 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.00% 1.22% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 29
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £361 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £685 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +28.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

Summit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Summit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Summit
Daily Rate Trend

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

Summit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Summit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Summit within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Summit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Summit
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Summit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Summit
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Summit within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 45 £550 +10.55% 7
London +8 26 £575 -8.00% 6
South West -21 12 £411 -3.23%
Exeter -2 10 £376 -3.52%
Devon -8 10 £376 -11.47%
City of London +4 3 £550 -12.00% 1
East of England - 3 - -
South East - 3 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £655 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Summit 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 Summit.

1 52 (47.27%) ISO 9001
1 52 (47.27%) ISO 14001
2 40 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 36 (32.73%) SC Cleared
4 35 (31.82%) SQL
5 25 (22.73%) Banking
5 25 (22.73%) Derivative
6 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (19.09%) Java
8 20 (18.18%) UNIX
9 19 (17.27%) Front Office
10 17 (15.45%) Oracle
11 16 (14.55%) Degree
11 16 (14.55%) JIRA
12 13 (11.82%) Sybase
13 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
13 12 (10.91%) Investment Banking
14 11 (10.00%) Murex
15 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 10 (9.09%) Informatica
15 10 (9.09%) Risk Management
15 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.18%) User Stories
16 9 (8.18%) Calypso
16 9 (8.18%) Perl
16 9 (8.18%) ISEB
16 9 (8.18%) Automated Testing
17 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
17 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Summit 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 Summit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) SAS
1 1 (0.91%) CMS
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.73%) Temenos T24
1 3 (2.73%) Finacle
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.91%) LAN
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.55%) PowerMart
3 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.73%) DataStage
4 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) Informix
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) JIRA
2 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.64%) Maven
4 4 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.73%) Selenium
5 3 (2.73%) Spock
5 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.91%) Toad
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
6 1 (0.91%) WATIR
6 1 (0.91%) Sahi
6 1 (0.91%) FxCop
6 1 (0.91%) StyleCop
General
1 25 (22.73%) Banking
2 19 (17.27%) Front Office
3 12 (10.91%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.27%) Finance
5 7 (6.36%) Retail
6 6 (5.45%) French Language
7 3 (2.73%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) International Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Analyst
2 20 (18.18%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Tester
6 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Consultant
8 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Summit Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Security Officer
11 3 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Summit Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (2.73%) Technical Support Specialist
11 3 (2.73%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) XML
2 7 (6.36%) Web Services
3 4 (3.64%) JSON
3 4 (3.64%) RESTful
3 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 4 (3.64%) .NET
4 3 (2.73%) CSS
4 3 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.73%) Spring
4 3 (2.73%) HTML5
4 3 (2.73%) CSS3
4 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.82%) FpML
5 2 (1.82%) WinForms
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) Ajax
6 1 (0.91%) WPF
6 1 (0.91%) Castor
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Derivative
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.45%) RIA
5 5 (4.55%) Equities
5 5 (4.55%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.73%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.73%) Swaptions
7 3 (2.73%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.73%) Linked Data
7 3 (2.73%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.91%) GIS
9 1 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.91%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) UNIX
2 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
3 10 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 9 (8.18%) Automated Testing
4 9 (8.18%) User Stories
5 8 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) Information Security
6 7 (6.36%) ETL
7 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.45%) Line Management
8 5 (4.55%) Project Management
8 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) Security Management
9 4 (3.64%) Information Security Management
9 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.64%) CRM
9 4 (3.64%) Analytics
9 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) Java
3 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.18%) Perl
5 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.45%) C++
7 4 (3.64%) C#
8 3 (2.73%) C
8 3 (2.73%) Groovy
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 36 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.55%) Degree
4 9 (8.18%) ISEB
5 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.91%) CISSP
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (47.27%) ISO 9001
1 52 (47.27%) ISO 14001
2 7 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.36%) QA
3 4 (3.64%) FATCA
3 4 (3.64%) EMIR
4 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.36%) Control-M
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 13 (11.82%) Sybase
3 11 (10.00%) Murex
4 10 (9.09%) Informatica
5 9 (8.18%) Calypso
6 7 (6.36%) HP
6 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.36%) SAP
7 6 (5.45%) Business Objects
8 5 (4.55%) Cognos
8 5 (4.55%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.55%) MKS
8 5 (4.55%) IBM
9 3 (2.73%) Avaloq
9 3 (2.73%) VMware
9 3 (2.73%) Remedy
9 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.82%) Actuate
10 2 (1.82%) BMC
10 2 (1.82%) Misys
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