Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 193 226
Rank change year-on-year -47 +33 +36
Contract jobs citing Charles River 22 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.77% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 2.01% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 18
City of London median daily rate £650 £625 £688
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £495 £304 £513
90th Percentile £728 £684 £998
Central London median daily rate £650 £625 £688
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +5.77%
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 2,659 2,636 2,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.93% 38.45% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,978 1,973 2,165
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £226 £275 £273
90th Percentile £658 £675 £631
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.41% +1.43%

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 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Fixed Income
1 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) thinkFolio
3 7 (31.82%) Front Office
4 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (22.73%) VBA
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
5 4 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (18.18%) Equities
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Dell
6 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Billing
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Polycom
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) thinkFolio
2 2 (9.09%) Eikon
3 1 (4.55%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (4.55%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) PuTTY
1 3 (13.64%) Skype
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Front Office
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Charles River Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Charles River Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 2 (9.09%) WinForms
2 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Fixed Income
2 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (18.18%) Equities
4 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
2 5 (22.73%) Workflow
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Fund Management
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VBA
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) AirWatch
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Avaya
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Dell
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) iManage
1 3 (13.64%) Polycom
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
1 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) FactSet
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (4.55%) Calypso
3 1 (4.55%) Fidessa
3 1 (4.55%) Murex
3 1 (4.55%) Sophis