The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 359 361
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Contract jobs citing Reuters 79 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 43
Median daily rate £550 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +61.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £185 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £640
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8469 8968 10300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.43% 41.37% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5728 6189 6796
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 110 256
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reuters in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Reuters in London

Reuters
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 Reuters within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +6 14 £410 -41.42% 3
Docklands, London - 5 £613 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £588 +144.79%
Reuters
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 128 (67.72%) Bloomberg
2 77 (40.74%) Banking
3 56 (29.63%) Finance
4 55 (29.10%) Front Office
5 53 (28.04%) SQL
6 50 (26.46%) Windows
7 46 (24.34%) Oracle
7 46 (24.34%) SQL Server
7 46 (24.34%) Linux
8 44 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (22.75%) Electronic Trading
10 42 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 37 (19.58%) Investment Banking
12 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 35 (18.52%) Unix
13 34 (17.99%) Java
14 33 (17.46%) C#
14 33 (17.46%) TIBCO
14 33 (17.46%) RMDS
15 32 (16.93%) Fixed Income
16 30 (15.87%) Rendezvous
17 28 (14.81%) Windows 7
17 28 (14.81%) FIX Protocol
18 27 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (14.29%) Citrix
19 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (13.76%) ION Trading
20 25 (13.23%) .NET
21 24 (12.70%) WPF
21 24 (12.70%) Multithreading

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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 12 (6.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.59%) Confluence
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.99%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (17.46%) RMDS
2 15 (7.94%) Eikon
3 4 (2.12%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (1.59%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.06%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.53%) BondVision
6 1 (0.53%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
6 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 12 (6.35%) VPN
2 10 (5.29%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (3.70%) Multicast
4 6 (3.17%) DNS
5 4 (2.12%) SAN
5 4 (2.12%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.06%) Firewall
6 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.06%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) VPLS
7 1 (0.53%) WebEx
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) KDB
3 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.70%) Big Data
5 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.17%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (2.12%) DB2
6 4 (2.12%) MarkLogic
6 4 (2.12%) MS Access
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.59%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.99%) JUnit
2 15 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.41%) NUnit
4 5 (2.65%) JIRA
5 4 (2.12%) ERwin
5 4 (2.12%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.12%) Maven
5 4 (2.12%) Selenium
5 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.59%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) JBehave
7 1 (0.53%) jMock
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 77 (40.74%) Banking
2 56 (29.63%) Finance
3 55 (29.10%) Front Office
4 37 (19.58%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.35%) Legal
6 6 (3.17%) Retail
6 6 (3.17%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.65%) Back Office
7 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.59%) Law
8 3 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.06%) French Language
9 2 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (35.45%) Developer
2 27 (14.29%) Analyst
3 21 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.58%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Python Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Quantitative Developer
7 15 (7.94%) C# WPF Developer
7 15 (7.94%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 15 (7.94%) UI Developer
7 15 (7.94%) WPF Developer
8 14 (7.41%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 14 (7.41%) XAML Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) Desktop Support
9 13 (6.88%) Development Manager
10 12 (6.35%) Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Java Development Manager
12 9 (4.76%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) Rendezvous
2 28 (14.81%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (13.23%) .NET
4 24 (12.70%) WPF
5 16 (8.47%) Spring
6 9 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.76%) REST
6 9 (4.76%) XML
7 8 (4.23%) HTML
8 6 (3.17%) Akka
8 6 (3.17%) HTML5
8 6 (3.17%) JMS
8 6 (3.17%) WinForms
9 5 (2.65%) JSON
9 5 (2.65%) Kafka
9 5 (2.65%) XSLT
10 4 (2.12%) Java EE
10 4 (2.12%) Java SE
10 4 (2.12%) JNI
10 4 (2.12%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (16.93%) Fixed Income
3 27 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.99%) Derivative
4 17 (8.99%) Equities
5 14 (7.41%) Blackberry
5 14 (7.41%) User Experience
6 11 (5.82%) Reference Data
7 10 (5.29%) BYOD
8 7 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.12%) iPad
10 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.12%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.59%) PMI
12 2 (1.06%) Exotic Derivative
12 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.46%) Windows
2 46 (24.34%) Linux
3 35 (18.52%) Unix
4 28 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.29%) Mac OS
6 9 (4.76%) Android
6 9 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.23%) Solaris
8 7 (3.70%) AIX
9 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.75%) Electronic Trading
3 24 (12.70%) Multithreading
4 19 (10.05%) High Availability
5 18 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 17 (8.99%) Workflow
7 16 (8.47%) Analytics
7 16 (8.47%) MVVM
8 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.35%) Data Analytics
9 12 (6.35%) TDD
10 11 (5.82%) ITIL
11 10 (5.29%) SDLC
12 9 (4.76%) Project Management
12 9 (4.76%) SOA
13 8 (4.23%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.23%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.04%) SQL
2 34 (17.99%) Java
3 33 (17.46%) C#
4 23 (12.17%) Python
5 14 (7.41%) XAML
6 11 (5.82%) Perl
7 9 (4.76%) C++
7 9 (4.76%) VBA
8 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.17%) R
10 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.65%) VB
11 4 (2.12%) C
11 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.06%) ES6
12 2 (1.06%) Groovy
12 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) PhD
2 13 (6.88%) Degree
3 3 (1.59%) ISEB
3 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
5 1 (0.53%) CCNP
5 1 (0.53%) MCP
5 1 (0.53%) MCSA
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.41%) MiFID
2 13 (6.88%) QA
3 8 (4.23%) SLA
4 4 (2.12%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.12%) XenApp
5 3 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) SCCM
2 5 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (2.65%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.59%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.06%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.53%) yum
Vendors
1 128 (67.72%) Bloomberg
2 46 (24.34%) Oracle
3 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.46%) TIBCO
5 27 (14.29%) Citrix
6 26 (13.76%) ION Trading
7 18 (9.52%) Sybase
8 17 (8.99%) HP
9 16 (8.47%) Cisco
10 15 (7.94%) FXall
10 15 (7.94%) IBM
11 11 (5.82%) VMware
12 9 (4.76%) Lotus
12 9 (4.76%) Murex
13 8 (4.23%) Calypso
14 7 (3.70%) Dell
15 6 (3.17%) Hortonworks
16 5 (2.65%) Fidessa
17 4 (2.12%) Adobe
17 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
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