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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markit thinkFolio
UK
Rank 564 611 553
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -58
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 23 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.59% 0.46% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 47
Median daily rate £600 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £535 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 -
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
3885 4126 4946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.66% 8.26% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2383 2837
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 74 36
Median hourly rate £23.00 £41.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +117.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £60.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 21 £600 -5.88% 6
London +20 21 £600 -4.95% 6
City of London 0 4 £550 -12.87% 1
Scotland +22 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +16 2 - - 1

thinkFolio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (76.74%) Asset Management
2 23 (53.49%) Fixed Income
2 23 (53.49%) Investment Management
3 21 (48.84%) Front Office
4 17 (39.53%) Charles River
5 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 11 (25.58%) Equities
6 9 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.60%) Markit EDM
7 8 (18.60%) Derivative
8 7 (16.28%) LatentZero
8 7 (16.28%) Sentinel
8 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Bloomberg
9 6 (13.95%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) C#
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.30%) VBA
11 4 (9.30%) Fidessa
11 4 (9.30%) Data Management
11 4 (9.30%) Back Office
11 4 (9.30%) SimCorp
11 4 (9.30%) Fund Management
11 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
12 3 (6.98%) Reference Data
12 3 (6.98%) WPF
12 3 (6.98%) Marketing
12 3 (6.98%) Degree

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 (4.65%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Markit EDM
2 7 (16.28%) LatentZero
2 7 (16.28%) Sentinel
3 3 (6.98%) LongView
4 2 (4.65%) SunGard APT
5 1 (2.33%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (48.84%) Front Office
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Asset Management Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Business Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) MiFID Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) WPF
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Fixed Income
2 11 (25.58%) Equities
3 9 (20.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (18.60%) Derivative
5 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
6 3 (6.98%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.65%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Asset Management
2 23 (53.49%) Investment Management
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Data Management
6 4 (9.30%) Fund Management
7 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) ETL
8 2 (4.65%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.65%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) VBA
4 3 (6.98%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Charles River
2 6 (13.95%) Bloomberg
3 4 (9.30%) Fidessa
3 4 (9.30%) SimCorp
4 3 (6.98%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) Eze Software Group
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Murex
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