Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for thinkFolio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited thinkFolio over the 6 months to 12 November 2019 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.

Markit thinkFolio
England > London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 568 539
Rank change year-on-year +38 -29 +61
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 23 50 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.94% 1.81% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 75
London median daily rate £600 £563 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -7.69%
10th Percentile £516 £493 £455
90th Percentile £770 £683 £720
England median daily rate £600 £563 £600
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,442 2,756 3,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.78% 6.01% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,543 1,705 2,356
London median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.14% +8.76%
10th Percentile £17.00 £12.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £63.75 £65.50 £43.53
England median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £24.21
% change year-on-year +5.83% +23.94% -21.92%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing thinkFolio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for thinkFolio in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing thinkFolio in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for thinkFolio in London

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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 thinkFolio within the London region over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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
Central London +40 4 £638 +18.60% 3
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England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for thinkFolio.

1 17 (73.91%) Asset Management
2 14 (60.87%) Charles River
3 13 (56.52%) Investment Management
4 11 (47.83%) Front Office
5 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
5 10 (43.48%) Derivative
5 10 (43.48%) Equities
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) PaaS
7 6 (26.09%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) React
7 6 (26.09%) Vue.js
7 6 (26.09%) Progressive Web App
7 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (17.39%) Markit EDM
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making

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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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Markit EDM
2 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (4.35%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (4.35%) LatentZero
3 1 (4.35%) LongView
3 1 (4.35%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Front Office
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) thinkFolio Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) thinkFolio Support
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
1 6 (26.09%) React
1 6 (26.09%) REST
1 6 (26.09%) Vue.js
2 3 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Derivative
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
1 10 (43.48%) Fixed Income
2 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.35%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Asset Management
2 13 (56.52%) Investment Management
3 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (26.09%) Microservices
4 6 (26.09%) Progressive Web App
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making
6 4 (17.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) MiFID
2 3 (13.04%) EMIR
3 2 (8.70%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Charles River
2 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SimCorp
4 1 (4.35%) FactSet
4 1 (4.35%) Fidessa