The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Wall Street Systems products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wall Street Systems over the 3 months to 4 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Wall Street Systems.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wall Street Systems
Rank 590 581 542
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing Wall Street Systems 19 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.028% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
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£298 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £393 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £533 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25302 24592 22330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 45.20% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14411 13905 11822
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1114 1065 1197
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Wall Street Systems
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wall Street Systems within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Wall Street Systems Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wall Street Systems Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wall Street Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Wall Street Systems Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wall Street Systems Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wall Street Systems
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wall Street Systems within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
London +21 19 £298 -45.90%
England +1 19 £298 -45.90% 1
City of London - 7 £238 -

Wall Street Systems
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wall Street Systems 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 Wall Street Systems.

1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 8 (33.33%) Derivative
4 8 (33.33%) Front Office
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 6 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) SunGard
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Murex
8 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (8.33%) RSpec
9 2 (8.33%) SaaS
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Puppet

Wall Street Systems
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wall Street Systems 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 Wall Street Systems. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) RSpec
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 8 (33.33%) Front Office
5 6 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (8.33%) French Language
7 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Derivative
2 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) DTCC
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) MiFID
2 1 (4.17%) EMIR
2 1 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SunGard
3 3 (12.50%) Murex
4 2 (8.33%) Calypso
5 1 (4.17%) Sophis
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft