The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 25 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Reuters
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 538 545
Rank change year-on-year +48 +7  
Contract jobs citing Reuters 90 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 41
Median daily rate £538 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £653 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £475 £239
% change year-on-year -26.84% +98.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £22.58 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Reuters 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 18659 21671 22818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.91% 44.48% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11425 13607 13668
Median daily rate £427 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 720 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reuters in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Reuters in England

Reuters
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 Reuters within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +18 79 £550 - 15
East of England - 4 £320 -
North West +27 3 £519 +15.27%
Yorkshire +22 3 - -
South East +24 1 - -
Reuters
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 131 (64.53%) Bloomberg
2 80 (39.41%) Banking
3 59 (29.06%) SQL
4 56 (27.59%) Finance
5 55 (27.09%) Front Office
6 53 (26.11%) Windows
7 49 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 46 (22.66%) Oracle
8 46 (22.66%) Linux
9 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (21.18%) Electronic Trading
11 42 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (18.23%) Java
12 37 (18.23%) Investment Banking
13 35 (17.24%) Unix
14 33 (16.26%) C#
14 33 (16.26%) TIBCO
14 33 (16.26%) RMDS
15 32 (15.76%) Fixed Income
16 31 (15.27%) Windows 7
17 30 (14.78%) Rendezvous
17 30 (14.78%) Citrix
18 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (13.79%) .NET
19 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (13.79%) FIX Protocol
20 26 (12.81%) ION Trading
21 24 (11.82%) Multithreading
21 24 (11.82%) WPF

Reuters
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 12 (5.91%) IBM Notes
1 12 (5.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.96%) CMS
3 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.48%) Confluence
4 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.37%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (16.26%) RMDS
2 17 (8.37%) Eikon
3 4 (1.97%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.48%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.99%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.49%) BondVision
6 1 (0.49%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.49%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.46%) Office 365
3 3 (1.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.39%) VPN
2 13 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (5.91%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.45%) Multicast
5 6 (2.96%) DNS
6 5 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.97%) SAN
7 4 (1.97%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.48%) Internet
9 2 (0.99%) Firewall
9 2 (0.99%) Skype
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.49%) Junos
10 1 (0.49%) NAS
10 1 (0.49%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.93%) KDB
3 9 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.45%) Big Data
5 6 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.96%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (1.97%) DB2
6 4 (1.97%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.97%) MS Access
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.48%) IDOL
7 3 (1.48%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.99%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (8.37%) JUnit
2 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.90%) NUnit
4 5 (2.46%) JIRA
5 4 (1.97%) ERwin
5 4 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.97%) Maven
5 4 (1.97%) Selenium
5 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.48%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.49%) JBehave
7 1 (0.49%) jMock
7 1 (0.49%) Mockito
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 80 (39.41%) Banking
2 56 (27.59%) Finance
3 55 (27.09%) Front Office
4 37 (18.23%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.39%) Legal
6 8 (3.94%) Retail
6 8 (3.94%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.96%) Law
8 5 (2.46%) Back Office
8 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.46%) Publishing
9 3 (1.48%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.99%) French Language
11 1 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (33.00%) Developer
2 28 (13.79%) Analyst
3 21 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 20 (9.85%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.37%) Python Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Quantitative Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Architect
7 15 (7.39%) C# WPF Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Desktop Support
7 15 (7.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 15 (7.39%) UI Developer
7 15 (7.39%) WPF Developer
8 14 (6.90%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 14 (6.90%) XAML Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) Development Manager
10 11 (5.42%) Java Development Manager
11 10 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.78%) Rendezvous
2 28 (13.79%) .NET
2 28 (13.79%) FIX Protocol
3 24 (11.82%) WPF
4 16 (7.88%) Spring
5 12 (5.91%) XML
6 11 (5.42%) HTML
7 9 (4.43%) Hibernate
7 9 (4.43%) REST
8 6 (2.96%) Akka
8 6 (2.96%) HTML5
8 6 (2.96%) JMS
8 6 (2.96%) WinForms
9 5 (2.46%) JSON
9 5 (2.46%) Kafka
9 5 (2.46%) XSLT
10 4 (1.97%) Java EE
10 4 (1.97%) Java SE
10 4 (1.97%) JNI
10 4 (1.97%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (15.76%) Fixed Income
3 28 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.37%) Blackberry
4 17 (8.37%) Derivative
4 17 (8.37%) Equities
5 14 (6.90%) User Experience
6 13 (6.40%) BYOD
7 11 (5.42%) Data Centre
7 11 (5.42%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.97%) iPad
9 4 (1.97%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.48%) BBC
10 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.48%) New Media
10 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.11%) Windows
2 46 (22.66%) Linux
3 35 (17.24%) Unix
4 31 (15.27%) Windows 7
5 13 (6.40%) Mac OS
6 12 (5.91%) Android
7 9 (4.43%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.94%) Solaris
9 7 (3.45%) AIX
10 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.18%) Electronic Trading
3 24 (11.82%) Multithreading
4 20 (9.85%) Workflow
5 19 (9.36%) High Availability
6 18 (8.87%) Low Latency
7 16 (7.88%) Analytics
7 16 (7.88%) MVVM
8 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.91%) Data Analytics
9 12 (5.91%) SOA
9 12 (5.91%) TDD
10 11 (5.42%) ITIL
11 10 (4.93%) Migration
11 10 (4.93%) SDLC
12 9 (4.43%) Project Management
13 8 (3.94%) CRM
13 8 (3.94%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.94%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.06%) SQL
2 37 (18.23%) Java
3 33 (16.26%) C#
4 23 (11.33%) Python
5 14 (6.90%) XAML
6 11 (5.42%) Perl
7 9 (4.43%) C++
7 9 (4.43%) VBA
8 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.96%) R
11 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.46%) VB
12 4 (1.97%) C
12 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) ES6
13 2 (0.99%) Groovy
13 2 (0.99%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (7.39%) PhD
2 13 (6.40%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) MCSE
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.48%) ISEB
4 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.90%) MiFID
2 13 (6.40%) QA
3 8 (3.94%) SLA
4 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.48%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.97%) XenApp
5 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) SCCM
2 5 (2.46%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (2.46%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 3 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.48%) ThinApp
4 2 (0.99%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 131 (64.53%) Bloomberg
2 46 (22.66%) Oracle
3 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.26%) TIBCO
5 30 (14.78%) Citrix
6 26 (12.81%) ION Trading
7 19 (9.36%) Cisco
8 18 (8.87%) Sybase
9 17 (8.37%) HP
10 15 (7.39%) FXall
10 15 (7.39%) IBM
11 12 (5.91%) Lotus
12 11 (5.42%) VMware
13 9 (4.43%) Murex
14 8 (3.94%) Calypso
15 7 (3.45%) Dell
16 6 (2.96%) Hortonworks
17 5 (2.46%) Fidessa
17 5 (2.46%) iManage
18 4 (1.97%) Adobe
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