The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 153 195
Rank change year-on-year +1 +42  
Contract jobs citing Charles River 17 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
City of London median daily rate £600 £700 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
10th Percentile £286 £513 £464
90th Percentile £700 £1,053 £725
London median daily rate £625 £650 £625
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1233 1342 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.73% 40.16% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1473 1918 3254
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £238 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 120
City of London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £27.17 £26.00 £47.50
London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in the City of London

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in the City of London

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 21 (84.00%) Asset Management
2 15 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 10 (40.00%) Markit EDM
4 8 (32.00%) Data Management
4 8 (32.00%) SimCorp
4 8 (32.00%) Front Office
4 8 (32.00%) thinkFolio
4 8 (32.00%) Hedge funds
4 8 (32.00%) Data Governance
5 7 (28.00%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Derivative
9 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) Bloomberg
10 2 (8.00%) MVC
10 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 2 (8.00%) Change Management
10 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) C#
10 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (8.00%) LAN

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Markit EDM
2 8 (32.00%) thinkFolio
3 7 (28.00%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (4.00%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (4.00%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Front Office
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (12.00%) Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) iPhone
5 1 (4.00%) Equities
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) Pricing Data
5 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Asset Management
2 15 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 8 (32.00%) Data Governance
3 8 (32.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.00%) Fund Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) MiFID
2 1 (4.00%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SimCorp
2 3 (12.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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