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 3 months to 26 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.

Markit thinkFolio
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 602 597
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5  
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 42 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.043% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 0.51% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 33
Median daily rate £600 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £706 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £550
% change year-on-year - -31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3707 4082 4331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2543 2581
Median daily rate £475 £438 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +15 42 £600 -2.04% 4
thinkFolio
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 48 (72.73%) Asset Management
2 35 (53.03%) Investment Management
3 34 (51.52%) Front Office
4 31 (46.97%) Charles River
5 23 (34.85%) Fixed Income
6 15 (22.73%) Bloomberg
7 14 (21.21%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Bloomberg AIM
9 12 (18.18%) Fidessa
10 11 (16.67%) Derivative
11 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.12%) LatentZero
12 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
13 7 (10.61%) Banking
13 7 (10.61%) Sentinel
13 7 (10.61%) Data Management
13 7 (10.61%) Fund Management
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.61%) Equities
14 6 (9.09%) SQL
14 6 (9.09%) Project Management
14 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
14 6 (9.09%) MiFID
14 6 (9.09%) Markit EDM
15 5 (7.58%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (7.58%) Data Governance
15 5 (7.58%) Reference Data

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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 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Bloomberg AIM
2 8 (12.12%) LatentZero
3 7 (10.61%) Sentinel
4 6 (9.09%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (1.52%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (51.52%) Front Office
2 14 (21.21%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 6 (9.09%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Business Data Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) thinkFolio Support
9 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Fixed Income
2 11 (16.67%) Derivative
3 7 (10.61%) Equities
4 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.58%) OTC Derivatives
5 5 (7.58%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.55%) iPad
6 3 (4.55%) iPhone
7 1 (1.52%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Asset Management
2 35 (53.03%) Investment Management
3 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Data Management
5 7 (10.61%) Fund Management
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.55%) CMMI
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) SDLC
8 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Cash Management
9 2 (3.03%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (3.03%) System Testing
9 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C#
2 2 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) MiFID
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) AIFMD
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Charles River
2 15 (22.73%) Bloomberg
3 12 (18.18%) Fidessa
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.06%) SimCorp
6 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 2 (3.03%) HP
6 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.52%) Eze Software Group
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) SunGard
London
Red10
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago