Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Prime Brokerage in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Prime Brokerage over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Prime Brokerage
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 242 234
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +19
Contract jobs citing Prime Brokerage 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
City of London median daily rate £650 £525 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -27.59% +38.10%
10th Percentile £455 £488 £713
90th Percentile £793 £581 £738
Central London median daily rate £650 £525 £725
% change year-on-year +23.81% -27.59% +38.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Prime Brokerage is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,592 3,976 3,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.91% 55.64% 52.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,763 3,188 2,720
City of London median daily rate £530 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £311 £325 £317
90th Percentile £694 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £14.30 £15.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £26.90 £38.60 £51.10
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -5.33%

Prime Brokerage
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Prime Brokerage in the City of London

Prime Brokerage
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 Prime Brokerage in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Prime Brokerage in the City of London

Prime Brokerage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Prime Brokerage in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Prime Brokerage in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Prime Brokerage 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 Prime Brokerage.

1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Riak
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Search
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing

Prime Brokerage
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 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Search
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle