The table below looks at the statistics for Tesseract skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tesseract over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Tesseract
Rank - 629 618
Contract jobs citing Tesseract 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate - £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 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
4302 4589 4992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2550 2802
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 46
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £60.16 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

Tesseract
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Tesseract Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tesseract
Daily Rate Trend

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

Tesseract Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tesseract
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Tesseract Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tesseract
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tesseract 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 Tesseract.

1 5 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 5 (100.00%) Minerva
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (20.00%) LatentZero

Tesseract
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Tesseract 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 Tesseract. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Minerva
2 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
3 1 (20.00%) LatentZero
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Fidessa Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Fidessa Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Fidessa