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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markit thinkFolio
Rank 627 603 593
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 19 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.075% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.92% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 25
Median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
4139 4573 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.71% 8.17% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2597 2817
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 54
Median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £55.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

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 29 May 2016.

thinkFolio Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

thinkFolio
Hourly Rate Trend

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

thinkFolio Hourly Rate Trend 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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 18 £588 +6.81% 7
London -12 18 £588 +6.81% 7
City of London +34 4 £569 +3.40% 4
Edinburgh -9 1 £375 -31.81%
Scotland -24 1 £375 -31.81%

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 27 (64.29%) Investment Management
2 26 (61.90%) Front Office
3 24 (57.14%) Charles River
4 23 (54.76%) Asset Management
5 14 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 12 (28.57%) Markit EDM
7 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Bloomberg
9 6 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) C#
10 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (11.90%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) SimCorp
11 4 (9.52%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) Equities
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.14%) Project Management
12 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.14%) LatentZero
12 3 (7.14%) Fund Management
12 3 (7.14%) Derivative
12 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
12 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
13 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
13 2 (4.76%) Migration
13 2 (4.76%) .NET
13 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
14 1 (2.38%) Murex
14 1 (2.38%) Fidessa

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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.14%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.38%) Minerva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (61.90%) Front Office
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) thinkFolio Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) thinkFolio Support
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.52%) Equities
4 3 (7.14%) Derivative
4 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Investment Management
2 23 (54.76%) Asset Management
3 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 3 (7.14%) Fund Management
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.38%) People Management
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CFA
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Charles River
2 6 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 5 (11.90%) SimCorp
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.38%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.38%) Murex
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago