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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 580 559
Rank change year-on-year +44 -21  
Contract jobs citing Charles River 40 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.088% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 24
Median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £678 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18366 21835 22084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.74% 43.70% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11435 13486 12793
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 758 951
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £10.26 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £50.14 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Charles River as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 40 £600 +14.28% 3
Charles River
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (76.60%) Asset Management
2 56 (59.57%) Investment Management
3 46 (48.94%) Front Office
4 33 (35.11%) Finance
5 22 (23.40%) Fixed Income
6 21 (22.34%) SQL
6 21 (22.34%) thinkFolio
7 19 (20.21%) Derivative
8 18 (19.15%) Fund Management
9 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (15.96%) Bloomberg
11 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.64%) Markit EDM
12 10 (10.64%) Hedge funds
12 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.51%) Equities
13 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
14 7 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.45%) Migration
14 7 (7.45%) SimCorp
14 7 (7.45%) LatentZero
14 7 (7.45%) JIRA
14 7 (7.45%) QA
14 7 (7.45%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (6.38%) Sentinel
15 6 (6.38%) Scrum
15 6 (6.38%) Workflow
16 5 (5.32%) Project Management
16 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling

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 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (22.34%) thinkFolio
2 10 (10.64%) Markit EDM
3 7 (7.45%) LatentZero
4 6 (6.38%) Sentinel
5 3 (3.19%) LongView
5 3 (3.19%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (2.13%) SunGard APT
7 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.06%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) BGP
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.06%) DMZ
1 1 (1.06%) DWDM
1 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) HSRP
1 1 (1.06%) IPsec
1 1 (1.06%) IPv6
1 1 (1.06%) MPLS
1 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.06%) OSPF
1 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.06%) VoIP
1 1 (1.06%) VPN
1 1 (1.06%) VRRP
1 1 (1.06%) WAN
1 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
2 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) JBehave
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
3 3 (3.19%) Selenium
3 3 (3.19%) TestNG
3 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (48.94%) Front Office
2 33 (35.11%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (62.77%) Analyst
2 43 (45.74%) Business Analyst
3 20 (21.28%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 16 (17.02%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Project Manager
6 11 (11.70%) Asset Management Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 8 (8.51%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Compliance Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Data Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Compliance Business Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Tester
12 4 (4.26%) Investment Management Business Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Risk Business Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
13 3 (3.19%) MiFID Business Analyst
13 3 (3.19%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.06%) WPF
4 1 (1.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Fixed Income
2 19 (20.21%) Derivative
3 10 (10.64%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.51%) Equities
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.06%) Pricing Data
8 1 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Asset Management
2 56 (59.57%) Investment Management
3 18 (19.15%) Fund Management
4 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
6 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.45%) Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Scrum
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.32%) Data Management
10 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.32%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (5.32%) Project Management
10 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) C#
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) CFA
2 1 (1.06%) CCSA
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) MiFID
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.06%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Bloomberg
2 7 (7.45%) SimCorp
3 4 (4.26%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Citrix
4 3 (3.19%) CODA
4 3 (3.19%) Remedy
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) SunGard
5 2 (2.13%) Varonis
6 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) F5
6 1 (1.06%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.06%) Radianz
6 1 (1.06%) Reuters
6 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.06%) Splunk