Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 604 587
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 10 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.041% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
London median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +13.51%
10th Percentile £369 £513 £475
90th Percentile £638 £661 £625
England median daily rate £575 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 36076 38864 37865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.37% 85.70% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28164 26763
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 338 512
London median hourly rate £24.41 £21.34 £19.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +7.47% +4.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.53 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Straight-Through Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Straight-Through Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 3 £600 -5.88%
Straight-Through Processing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall

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
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Appium
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) FX Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Murex Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Murex Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) React Native
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (10.00%) MarketAxess
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Murex
2 1 (10.00%) Tradeweb