The table below looks at the statistics for thinkFolio skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markit thinkFolio
UK
Rank 572 607 566
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -41
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 25 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.042% 0.086%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.63% 0.53% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 36
Median daily rate £625 £644 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £718 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £738 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.47% +195.00%
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 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
3945 4166 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 8.02% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2496 2733
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £32.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

thinkFolio
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Trend

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

thinkFolio
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

thinkFolio
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing thinkFolio within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +38 24 £625 -3.84% 3
London +28 24 £625 -2.91% 3
City of London +6 6 £625 -0.99% 1
Scotland +19 1 £675 +8.00%
Edinburgh +10 1 £675 +8.00%

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 40 (78.43%) Asset Management
2 29 (56.86%) Investment Management
3 25 (49.02%) Front Office
3 25 (49.02%) Fixed Income
4 23 (45.10%) Charles River
5 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 12 (23.53%) Equities
7 11 (21.57%) Derivative
8 10 (19.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (19.61%) Bloomberg
9 9 (17.65%) Markit EDM
10 8 (15.69%) Hedge funds
10 8 (15.69%) LatentZero
10 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
11 7 (13.73%) Sentinel
11 7 (13.73%) Data Management
11 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.76%) Fidessa
12 6 (11.76%) SQL
12 6 (11.76%) Fund Management
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
13 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
13 5 (9.80%) C#
13 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.84%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (7.84%) VBA
14 4 (7.84%) Project Management
14 4 (7.84%) Reference Data
14 4 (7.84%) SimCorp
14 4 (7.84%) Banking

thinkFolio
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Markit EDM
2 8 (15.69%) LatentZero
3 7 (13.73%) Sentinel
4 3 (5.88%) LongView
5 2 (3.92%) SunGard APT
6 1 (1.96%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (49.02%) Front Office
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.76%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) WPF
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.92%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Fixed Income
2 12 (23.53%) Equities
3 11 (21.57%) Derivative
4 10 (19.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (15.69%) Hedge funds
6 4 (7.84%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (7.84%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Asset Management
2 29 (56.86%) Investment Management
3 8 (15.69%) Data Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Data Management
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.76%) Fund Management
5 6 (11.76%) SDLC
6 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.88%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.92%) ETL
9 2 (3.92%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) VBA
4 3 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) MiFID
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Charles River
2 10 (19.61%) Bloomberg
3 6 (11.76%) Fidessa
4 4 (7.84%) SimCorp
5 3 (5.88%) Remedy
6 2 (3.92%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Murex
London
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