The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 28 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.

Markit thinkFolio
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 162 191
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29  
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 15 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.089% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.56% 1.29% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 13
Median daily rate £525 £700 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £615 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £760 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £550
% change year-on-year - -31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the business application skills category. The next 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 270 233 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.27% 6.92% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 201 477
Median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in the City of London

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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 thinkFolio in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for thinkFolio in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 13 (61.90%) Front Office
3 9 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 8 (38.10%) Charles River
4 8 (38.10%) Fidessa
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Fixed Income
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Bloomberg
9 3 (14.29%) LatentZero
9 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) iPad
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) iPhone
9 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
10 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) LAN
10 2 (9.52%) Linux
10 2 (9.52%) Windows XP

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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 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg AIM
1 3 (14.29%) LatentZero
2 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (61.90%) Front Office
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Applications Support
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) thinkFolio Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 9 (42.86%) Investment Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) EMIR
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Charles River
1 8 (38.10%) Fidessa
2 4 (19.05%) Bloomberg
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Eze Software Group
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) SimCorp
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