Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 22 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.

Markit thinkFolio
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 826 806
Rank change year-on-year +75 -20 -53
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 100 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.041% 0.060%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.32% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 49
England median daily rate £600 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £492 £500 £463
90th Percentile £723 £800 £705
UK median daily rate £600 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7566 8167 8335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.97% 8.34% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4570 4979 4814
England median daily rate £475 £445 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +2.48% -0.17%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £601 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 93 116
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.26 £9.65 £11.63
90th Percentile £62.10 £99.00 £52.47
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +4.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for thinkFolio in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in England

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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 thinkFolio within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 +27 98 £600 -7.69% 8
South East - 2 £588 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 61 (61.00%) Front Office
1 61 (61.00%) Asset Management
2 60 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 38 (38.00%) Investment Management
4 33 (33.00%) Charles River
5 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (13.00%) Derivative
7 12 (12.00%) Finance
8 11 (11.00%) Equities
8 11 (11.00%) Bloomberg
8 11 (11.00%) Bloomberg AIM
9 9 (9.00%) LatentZero
10 8 (8.00%) Cash Management
10 8 (8.00%) Markit EDM
10 8 (8.00%) Banking
10 8 (8.00%) SQL
10 8 (8.00%) Fidessa
11 7 (7.00%) Fund Management
11 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (5.00%) Sentinel
12 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.00%) Migration
13 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
13 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (4.00%) QA
14 3 (3.00%) Spring
14 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.00%) Incident Management

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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 2 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Bloomberg AIM
2 9 (9.00%) LatentZero
3 8 (8.00%) Markit EDM
4 5 (5.00%) Sentinel
5 2 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (1.00%) LongView
6 1 (1.00%) Minerva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) MSTest
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (61.00%) Front Office
2 12 (12.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Analyst
2 48 (48.00%) Business Analyst
3 47 (47.00%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 38 (38.00%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
5 24 (24.00%) Applications Support
6 15 (15.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) Support Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) thinkFolio Support
8 12 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
9 10 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (9.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
11 6 (6.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) Applications Manager
13 3 (3.00%) Applications Support Manager
13 3 (3.00%) Business Support Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) Portfolio Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) Support Manager
13 3 (3.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Spring
2 1 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 13 (13.00%) Derivative
3 11 (11.00%) Equities
4 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (3.00%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.00%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) Asset Management
2 38 (38.00%) Investment Management
3 8 (8.00%) Cash Management
4 7 (7.00%) Fund Management
5 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.00%) ETL
8 2 (2.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.00%) High Availability
8 2 (2.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (2.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.00%) System Testing
9 1 (1.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Charles River
2 11 (11.00%) Bloomberg
3 8 (8.00%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.00%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.00%) Murex
5 1 (1.00%) VMware