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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Misys Summit
Rank 568 528 503
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -25
Contract jobs citing Summit 56 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.19% 1.27% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £317 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £565 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.46 £19.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +13.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £19.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-0.23% +13.20%

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
4721 5183 4679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.16% 9.33% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 2678 2411
Average daily rate £450 £445 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.79 £49.75 £44.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +53.75%

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 5 August 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 20 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 5 August 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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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 -15 54 £425 - 13
London +20 31 £538 +1.65% 7
South West -17 19 £390 -1.88%
Exeter +1 17 £390 -1.57%
Devon -7 17 £390 -1.57%
City of London -3 4 £675 +29.18% 2
East of England +5 3 - - 3
Essex -10 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £458 -
Scotland - 2 £458 - 1
Taunton +3 1 £373 -13.62%
Lancashire +1 1 £475 -23.84%
Somerset 0 1 £373 -22.59%
North West -17 1 £475 -23.84% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £708 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £475 -
Dereham - 1 - -

Summit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 31 (35.23%) ISO 14001
1 31 (35.23%) SQL
1 31 (35.23%) ISO 9001
2 28 (31.82%) Banking
3 22 (25.00%) Murex
4 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
5 19 (21.59%) UNIX
6 18 (20.45%) Java
7 17 (19.32%) Calypso
8 16 (18.18%) Finance
9 15 (17.05%) Investment Banking
9 15 (17.05%) Derivative
10 14 (15.91%) HTML
11 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (14.77%) EMIR
12 12 (13.64%) Front Office
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.36%) XML
13 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
14 9 (10.23%) JIRA
14 9 (10.23%) CSS
14 9 (10.23%) Migration
14 9 (10.23%) System Integration Testing
15 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.09%) Linux
15 8 (9.09%) C#
15 8 (9.09%) .NET
15 8 (9.09%) ISEB

Summit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.27%) Liferay
2 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.41%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) UMTS
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
1 3 (3.41%) LTE
2 1 (1.14%) 4G
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (2.27%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.27%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.14%) DataStage
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) JUnit
5 3 (3.41%) Maven
5 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.27%) Hudson
6 2 (2.27%) GDB
6 2 (2.27%) Gradle
6 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.14%) Spock
7 1 (1.14%) gulp
General
1 28 (31.82%) Banking
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 15 (17.05%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.64%) Front Office
5 7 (7.95%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.68%) Retail
7 4 (4.55%) Advertising
8 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.27%) Back Office
9 2 (2.27%) Legal
9 2 (2.27%) Marketing
9 2 (2.27%) French Language
10 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Analyst
2 21 (23.86%) Business Analyst
3 16 (18.18%) Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.55%) DBA
8 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) CRM Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) XML
3 9 (10.23%) CSS
4 8 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) XSLT
5 5 (5.68%) CSS3
6 4 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (3.41%) REST
7 3 (3.41%) SOAP
7 3 (3.41%) XML Schema
7 3 (3.41%) Spring
8 2 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.27%) Middleware
8 2 (2.27%) Cocoon
8 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.27%) Web Services
8 2 (2.27%) J2EE
8 2 (2.27%) CORBA
8 2 (2.27%) JMS
8 2 (2.27%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Derivative
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.41%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.41%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.14%) Wiki
7 1 (1.14%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.14%) RMADS
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) UNIX
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Solaris
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (11.36%) Project Management
2 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 9 (10.23%) Migration
3 9 (10.23%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
5 6 (6.82%) Web Development
6 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.68%) UML
6 5 (5.68%) Change Management
6 5 (5.68%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.55%) User Stories
7 4 (4.55%) ETL
7 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.55%) CRM
7 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) Java
3 8 (9.09%) C#
4 7 (7.95%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) VB
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
7 3 (3.41%) C
7 3 (3.41%) XPath
7 3 (3.41%) XQuery
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) Korn
8 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.27%) Python
8 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PHP5
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) ISEB
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) CISSP
5 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.23%) ISO 9001
1 31 (35.23%) ISO 14001
2 13 (14.77%) EMIR
3 8 (9.09%) FATCA
4 4 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (4.55%) QA
4 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.14%) MiFID
5 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.14%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Murex
2 17 (19.32%) Calypso
3 7 (7.95%) IBM
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) Bloomberg
4 6 (6.82%) Sybase
5 3 (3.41%) Fidessa
5 3 (3.41%) Actuate
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.27%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.14%) Reuters
7 1 (1.14%) LANSA
7 1 (1.14%) Sophis
7 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Cognos
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