The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Economics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Economics 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.

Economics
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 398 414
Rank change year-on-year +38 +16  
Contract jobs citing Economics 64 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 21
Median daily rate £575 £451 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.42% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £200 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £674 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £428 £363
% change year-on-year -15.25% +18.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Economics 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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Economics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Economics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Economics in London

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Economics in London

Economics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Economics in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Economics in London

Economics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Economics in London

Economics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Economics within the London 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
City of London 0 5 £650 +6.12% 5
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Economics
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Economics 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 London region with a requirement for Economics.

1 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.91%) SQL
3 54 (49.09%) Banking
4 50 (45.45%) Finance
5 48 (43.64%) Investment Banking
6 39 (35.45%) Java
7 37 (33.64%) TDD
8 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 32 (29.09%) Front Office
10 32 (29.09%) SDLC
11 31 (28.18%) Technical Analysis
11 31 (28.18%) Scrum
11 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
11 31 (28.18%) HTML
11 31 (28.18%) Degree
12 29 (26.36%) HTML5
12 29 (26.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (26.36%) C#
13 26 (23.64%) Mathematics
13 26 (23.64%) Virtual Team
14 25 (22.73%) Derivative
15 23 (20.91%) Statistics
16 22 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
16 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 22 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (19.09%) .NET
17 21 (19.09%) Pair Programming
18 20 (18.18%) CSS
19 19 (17.27%) Computer Science

Economics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (1.82%) CMS
1 2 (1.82%) Confluence
1 2 (1.82%) Drupal
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) EViews
2 3 (2.73%) SPSS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.45%) Big Data
3 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.64%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.82%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.82%) MOLAP
5 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.82%) OLAP
5 2 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.82%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) Redis
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) NUnit
2 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
3 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.91%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 54 (49.09%) Banking
2 50 (45.45%) Finance
3 48 (43.64%) Investment Banking
4 32 (29.09%) Front Office
5 10 (9.09%) Marketing
6 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Analyst
4 16 (14.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (10.91%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
7 10 (9.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 10 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
8 9 (8.18%) WPF Developer
9 8 (7.27%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (7.27%) C++ Developer
9 8 (7.27%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) HTML Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (7.27%) XAML Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Angular Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Data Scientist
11 6 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.18%) HTML
2 29 (26.36%) HTML5
3 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 21 (19.09%) .NET
5 20 (18.18%) CSS
6 17 (15.45%) Hibernate
6 17 (15.45%) J2SE
6 17 (15.45%) Spring
7 14 (12.73%) WPF
8 11 (10.00%) Silverlight
9 10 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (4.55%) React
11 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.73%) Dapper ORM
11 3 (2.73%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.73%) NHibernate
11 3 (2.73%) Node.js
11 3 (2.73%) RESTful
11 3 (2.73%) Web Services
11 3 (2.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Virtual Team
2 25 (22.73%) Derivative
3 22 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 19 (17.27%) Computer Science
5 15 (13.64%) Fixed Income
5 15 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.36%) Credit Risk
7 6 (5.45%) Market Risk
8 4 (3.64%) NHS
8 4 (3.64%) User Experience
9 3 (2.73%) Exotic Derivative
9 3 (2.73%) Fintech
10 2 (1.82%) Life Science
11 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) TDD
3 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 32 (29.09%) SDLC
6 31 (28.18%) Scrum
6 31 (28.18%) Technical Analysis
7 29 (26.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (23.64%) Mathematics
9 23 (20.91%) Statistics
10 21 (19.09%) Pair Programming
11 18 (16.36%) Analytics
12 16 (14.55%) Open Source
12 16 (14.55%) Workflow
13 14 (12.73%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 12 (10.91%) Quantitative Research
15 11 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
15 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 10 (9.09%) CRM
16 10 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.91%) SQL
2 39 (35.45%) Java
3 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (26.36%) C#
5 17 (15.45%) Python
6 13 (11.82%) C++
7 12 (10.91%) R
7 12 (10.91%) TypeScript
8 11 (10.00%) XAML
9 10 (9.09%) VBA
10 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.73%) Scala
10 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.82%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.82%) Go
11 2 (1.82%) Groovy
11 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) PhD
3 8 (7.27%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.73%) CFA
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.73%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.73%) MBA
4 3 (2.73%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) CBAP
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.91%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.36%) Tableau
5 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.82%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Informatica
5 2 (1.82%) Talend
6 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.91%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.91%) hybris
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
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