Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 224 252
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28 0
Contract jobs citing Charles River 53 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 0.81% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 18
City of London median daily rate £600 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.79%
10th Percentile £293 £513 £471
90th Percentile £705 £973 £733
Central London median daily rate £600 £675 £650
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2700 2853 3899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.14% 42.52% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 2136 2920
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £632
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 48 76
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.08
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.14% -0.75%

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 39 (73.58%) Asset Management
2 27 (50.94%) Investment Management
3 22 (41.51%) Fixed Income
4 19 (35.85%) Front Office
4 19 (35.85%) thinkFolio
5 16 (30.19%) Markit EDM
6 12 (22.64%) Data Governance
6 12 (22.64%) Hedge funds
6 12 (22.64%) Data Management
6 12 (22.64%) SimCorp
6 12 (22.64%) SimCorp Dimension
7 11 (20.75%) Finance
8 9 (16.98%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Derivative
9 7 (13.21%) Bloomberg
10 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
11 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.55%) Scrum
12 4 (7.55%) Equities
12 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg AIM
13 3 (5.66%) Identity Access Management
13 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.66%) LatentZero
13 3 (5.66%) Sentinel
13 3 (5.66%) System Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (35.85%) thinkFolio
2 16 (30.19%) Markit EDM
3 12 (22.64%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (5.66%) LatentZero
5 3 (5.66%) Sentinel
6 2 (3.77%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (3.77%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (35.85%) Front Office
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Business Systems Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Data Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) IT Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Asset Management Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Developer
8 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Fixed Income
2 12 (22.64%) Hedge funds
3 9 (16.98%) Derivative
4 4 (7.55%) Equities
5 3 (5.66%) AS400
5 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.66%) iPad
5 3 (5.66%) iPhone
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.77%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (3.77%) Pricing Data
7 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
1 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Asset Management
2 27 (50.94%) Investment Management
3 12 (22.64%) Data Governance
3 12 (22.64%) Data Management
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.66%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Workflow
8 2 (3.77%) Data Validation
8 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.89%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) SimCorp
2 7 (13.21%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Temenos
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) FactSet
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Varonis