The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Straight-Through Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Straight-Through Processing
England / London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 435 411
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.031% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £600 £638 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £638 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £658 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Straight-Through Processing 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 17357 19638 18249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.66% 85.22% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12486 14288 12745
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 264
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Straight-Through Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Straight-Through Processing in London

Straight-Through Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Straight-Through Processing in London

Straight-Through Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing in London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Straight-Through Processing in London

Straight-Through Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Straight-Through Processing in London

Straight-Through Processing
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 Straight-Through Processing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 April 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 -2 3 £600 -5.88% 2
Straight-Through Processing
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 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 Straight-Through Processing.

1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) MTS

Straight-Through Processing
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 1 (10.00%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) FX Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Murex Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Murex Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
1 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (20.00%) B2B
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (10.00%) MarketAxess
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Murex
1 1 (10.00%) Tradeweb
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