The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Straight-Through Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Straight-Through Processing
UK / England
Rank 583 608 589
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19  
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £638 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Straight-Through Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34805 40691 38449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.96% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23041 27009 24200
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1001 1126
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Straight-Through Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Straight-Through Processing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Straight-Through Processing in England

Straight-Through Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Straight-Through Processing in England

Straight-Through Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Straight-Through Processing in England

Straight-Through Processing
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 Straight-Through Processing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 +30 2 - - 5
Straight-Through Processing
UK

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Web Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Target Operating Model
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) SAP