Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Markit thinkFolio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 236 255
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 +18
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 32 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.075% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.68% 1.08% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 16
City of London median daily rate £650 £700 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% -
10th Percentile £491 £613 £463
90th Percentile £688 £785 £738
Central London median daily rate £650 £700 £575
% change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 563 463 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.89% 6.91% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 316 453
City of London median daily rate £501 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.22% -2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
City of London median hourly rate £31.20 £24.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.06% -1.00% -10.43%
10th Percentile £23.16 £18.43 £21.65
90th Percentile £40.84 £32.08 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -1.00% -18.13%

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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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 27 (84.38%) Front Office
3 26 (81.25%) Fixed Income
4 17 (53.13%) Charles River
5 11 (34.38%) Investment Management
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.88%) Fidessa
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg
9 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM
10 3 (9.38%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (9.38%) Sentinel
10 3 (9.38%) Derivative
10 3 (9.38%) QA
11 2 (6.25%) Banking
11 2 (6.25%) LatentZero
11 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (3.13%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (3.13%) Unix
12 1 (3.13%) Windows
12 1 (3.13%) Linux
12 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
12 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
12 1 (3.13%) Equities
12 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
12 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
12 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE

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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:

Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg AIM
2 3 (9.38%) Sentinel
3 2 (6.25%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 27 (84.38%) Front Office
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 19 (59.38%) Business Analyst
3 16 (50.00%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 15 (46.88%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
5 12 (37.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (37.50%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 8 (25.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) Compliance Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) thinkFolio Support
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Asset Management
2 11 (34.38%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Fund Management
3 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Charles River
2 7 (21.88%) Fidessa
3 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg