The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Spread Betting
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 432 405
Rank change year-on-year +35 -27  
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.009% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.025% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £470 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Spread Betting is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Spread Betting
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Spread Betting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Spread Betting in London

Spread Betting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spread Betting in London

Spread Betting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spread Betting in London

Spread Betting
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 Spread Betting within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
Croydon - 3 £470 -
Spread Betting
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
1 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
2 12 (70.59%) GitHub
2 12 (70.59%) Front End Development
2 12 (70.59%) Investment Banking
2 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) Games
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (47.06%) React
4 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
4 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
5 4 (23.53%) KVM
5 4 (23.53%) Server Building
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) yum
5 4 (23.53%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis

Spread Betting
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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 12 (70.59%) Games
2 12 (70.59%) Investment Banking
2 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
2 8 (47.06%) Node.js
2 8 (47.06%) React
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) CentOS
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Front End Development
3 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) KVM
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) VMware