Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 698 753 785
Rank change year-on-year +55 +32 -60
Contract jobs citing Charles River 164 102 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 63
England median daily rate £575 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £397 £475 £465
90th Percentile £725 £873 £748
UK median daily rate £556 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -7.29% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40566 44097 45318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25456 27228 27218
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1563 1946
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in England

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in England

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in England

Charles River
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Charles River in England

Charles River
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 160 £575 -4.17% 14
South East +5 2 £588 +6.82% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 91 (55.49%) Asset Management
2 66 (40.24%) Investment Management
3 60 (36.59%) Front Office
4 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (28.05%) Fixed Income
6 45 (27.44%) SQL
7 35 (21.34%) Bloomberg
8 33 (20.12%) Derivative
9 32 (19.51%) Finance
10 31 (18.90%) thinkFolio
10 31 (18.90%) Markit EDM
11 29 (17.68%) Business Analysis
12 28 (17.07%) Banking
12 28 (17.07%) Scrum
12 28 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 24 (14.63%) SimCorp
14 23 (14.02%) SimCorp Dimension
15 22 (13.41%) JIRA
16 20 (12.20%) Hedge funds
16 20 (12.20%) Data Management
17 19 (11.59%) Equities
17 19 (11.59%) C#
18 18 (10.98%) Back Office
19 17 (10.37%) Temenos
19 17 (10.37%) Temenos T24
19 17 (10.37%) MiFID
19 17 (10.37%) Sonatype Nexus
20 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
20 15 (9.15%) QA
20 15 (9.15%) Fund Management

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (6.71%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 31 (18.90%) Markit EDM
1 31 (18.90%) thinkFolio
2 23 (14.02%) SimCorp Dimension
3 17 (10.37%) Temenos T24
4 13 (7.93%) Bloomberg AIM
5 6 (3.66%) LatentZero
6 5 (3.05%) Sentinel
7 2 (1.22%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.61%) LongView
8 1 (0.61%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.61%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 22 (13.41%) JIRA
2 17 (10.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.05%) JUnit
5 5 (3.05%) Selenium
6 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.22%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.22%) JBehave
7 2 (1.22%) Subversion
7 2 (1.22%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.61%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.61%) TestNG
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (36.59%) Front Office
2 32 (19.51%) Finance
3 28 (17.07%) Banking
4 18 (10.98%) Back Office
5 14 (8.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (57.32%) Analyst
2 47 (28.66%) Developer
3 38 (23.17%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.20%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 17 (10.37%) Data Analyst
6 16 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.15%) Test Analyst
8 14 (8.54%) thinkFolio Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) Asset Management Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (7.32%) C# WPF Developer
9 12 (7.32%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) WCF Developer
9 12 (7.32%) WPF Developer
10 11 (6.71%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.71%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 11 (6.71%) Charles River Business Analyst
10 11 (6.71%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.93%) FIX Protocol
1 13 (7.93%) WPF
2 12 (7.32%) .NET
2 12 (7.32%) WCF
3 11 (6.71%) AngularJS
4 10 (6.10%) XML
4 10 (6.10%) XML Messaging
5 6 (3.66%) Web Services
6 5 (3.05%) SailPoint
7 4 (2.44%) J2EE
7 4 (2.44%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.44%) SonicMQ
7 4 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.83%) Middleware
8 3 (1.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.61%) LINQ
9 1 (0.61%) Spring.NET
9 1 (0.61%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.05%) Fixed Income
2 33 (20.12%) Derivative
3 20 (12.20%) Hedge funds
4 19 (11.59%) Equities
5 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.44%) AS400
8 4 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.44%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.22%) Pricing Data
10 1 (0.61%) iPad
10 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.66%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.49%) Asset Management
2 66 (40.24%) Investment Management
3 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (17.68%) Business Analysis
5 28 (17.07%) Scrum
6 20 (12.20%) Data Management
7 15 (9.15%) Fund Management
8 12 (7.32%) Change Management
8 12 (7.32%) Data Governance
8 12 (7.32%) MVVM
8 12 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.10%) Regression Testing
10 9 (5.49%) BDD
10 9 (5.49%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.27%) Functional Testing
11 7 (4.27%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.44%) SQL
2 19 (11.59%) C#
3 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.88%) Java
4 8 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.66%) Perl
6 6 (3.66%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.44%) PMP
2 2 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) MiFID
2 15 (9.15%) QA
3 7 (4.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (21.34%) Bloomberg
2 24 (14.63%) SimCorp
3 17 (10.37%) Temenos
4 14 (8.54%) Oracle
5 9 (5.49%) Citrix
5 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.27%) SAP
7 5 (3.05%) Fiserv
7 5 (3.05%) Varonis
8 4 (2.44%) IBM
8 4 (2.44%) Reuters
9 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.61%) Apple
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco
11 1 (0.61%) FactSet
11 1 (0.61%) NetApp
11 1 (0.61%) Sybase
11 1 (0.61%) Symantec
11 1 (0.61%) Telerik