Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 717 760
Rank change year-on-year -3 +43 +2
Contract jobs citing Charles River 120 117 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 97
England median daily rate £650 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £513 £284 £330
90th Percentile £775 £725 £800
UK median daily rate £650 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
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 39,082 38,614 45,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.92% 43.70% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,452 23,786 28,070
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,430 1,260 1,483
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.49 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% -

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -13 119 £650 +8.33% 14
South East -25 1 £800 +33.33%
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 England region with a requirement for Charles River.

1 73 (60.83%) Asset Management
2 72 (60.00%) Front Office
3 63 (52.50%) Investment Management
4 57 (47.50%) SQL
5 53 (44.17%) Fixed Income
6 52 (43.33%) Finance
7 48 (40.00%) C#
8 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (37.50%) thinkFolio
10 43 (35.83%) Derivative
11 39 (32.50%) .NET
12 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (28.33%) Equities
14 27 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
16 25 (20.83%) Business Analysis
16 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
17 23 (19.17%) Hedge funds
18 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
19 21 (17.50%) Bloomberg
19 21 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (17.50%) Eagle PACE
19 21 (17.50%) DevOps
20 20 (16.67%) TeamCity
21 18 (15.00%) Bloomberg AIM
21 18 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
21 18 (15.00%) SimCorp
21 18 (15.00%) Exotic Derivative
22 17 (14.17%) Front Arena
22 17 (14.17%) TDD

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 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (37.50%) thinkFolio
2 21 (17.50%) Eagle PACE
3 18 (15.00%) Bloomberg AIM
4 17 (14.17%) Front Arena
5 14 (11.67%) Markit EDM
6 11 (9.17%) LatentZero
7 2 (1.67%) Eikon
7 2 (1.67%) Minerva
8 1 (0.83%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.83%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 16 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (11.67%) MSBuild
6 6 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.33%) NUnit
7 4 (3.33%) Selenium
7 4 (3.33%) TestComplete
7 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 72 (60.00%) Front Office
2 52 (43.33%) Finance
3 13 (10.83%) Banking
4 10 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Developer
2 46 (38.33%) Analyst
3 29 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 28 (23.33%) Business Analyst
5 20 (16.67%) Charles River Analyst
6 15 (12.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 14 (11.67%) C# WCF Developer
7 14 (11.67%) C# WPF Developer
7 14 (11.67%) Charles River Developer
7 14 (11.67%) SQL Developer
7 14 (11.67%) WCF Developer
7 14 (11.67%) WPF Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Asset Management Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.67%) AWS Developer
9 8 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.50%) .NET
2 17 (14.17%) WPF
3 16 (13.33%) WCF
4 11 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.17%) Web Services
6 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.33%) React
6 4 (3.33%) SOAP
7 3 (2.50%) Node.js
7 3 (2.50%) Spring
8 2 (1.67%) HTML
8 2 (1.67%) LINQ
8 2 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.67%) Rendezvous
8 2 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.67%) WinForms
8 2 (1.67%) XML
8 2 (1.67%) XSLT
9 1 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.17%) Fixed Income
2 43 (35.83%) Derivative
3 34 (28.33%) Equities
4 27 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (19.17%) Hedge funds
6 18 (15.00%) Exotic Derivative
7 7 (5.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.67%) AS400
9 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.83%) Asset Management
2 63 (52.50%) Investment Management
3 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.83%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 22 (18.33%) Software Engineering
7 21 (17.50%) DevOps
8 18 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (14.17%) TDD
10 16 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
11 14 (11.67%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (11.67%) MVVM
11 14 (11.67%) SOLID
12 11 (9.17%) Decision-Making
12 11 (9.17%) Fund Management
12 11 (9.17%) Multithreading
12 11 (9.17%) Project Management
12 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.17%) Workflow
13 8 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.50%) SQL
2 48 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.33%) Java
4 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.50%) Python
5 3 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) UCITS
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Bloomberg
2 18 (15.00%) SimCorp
3 16 (13.33%) Calypso
3 16 (13.33%) FXall
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle
5 5 (4.17%) Telerik
6 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 4 (3.33%) Vermilion
7 3 (2.50%) Citrix
8 2 (1.67%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.67%) FactSet
8 2 (1.67%) Reuters
8 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.83%) CODA
9 1 (0.83%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.83%) Sitecore