Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Markit thinkFolio
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 567 545
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22 -22
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 96 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.77% 1.18% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 47
London median daily rate £600 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £489 £500 £463
90th Percentile £725 £800 £710
England median daily rate £600 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
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 3470 3399 3848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.51% 7.57% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2282 2371
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £475 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 31
London median hourly rate £27.25 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.76% -35.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £13.88 £5.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £43.68 £150.45 £72.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% +2.50%

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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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Central London +22 33 £650 -7.14% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 59 (61.46%) Front Office
1 59 (61.46%) Fixed Income
2 58 (60.42%) Asset Management
3 37 (38.54%) Investment Management
4 30 (31.25%) Charles River
5 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 12 (12.50%) Derivative
7 11 (11.46%) Finance
8 10 (10.42%) Equities
9 9 (9.38%) LatentZero
9 9 (9.38%) Bloomberg
9 9 (9.38%) Bloomberg AIM
10 8 (8.33%) Cash Management
10 8 (8.33%) Fidessa
10 8 (8.33%) Banking
11 7 (7.29%) SQL
11 7 (7.29%) Markit EDM
12 6 (6.25%) Fund Management
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (5.21%) Sentinel
13 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (4.17%) Migration
14 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
14 4 (4.17%) QA
15 3 (3.13%) Spring
15 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
15 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (3.13%) SWIFT

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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 2 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Bloomberg AIM
1 9 (9.38%) LatentZero
2 7 (7.29%) Markit EDM
3 5 (5.21%) Sentinel
4 2 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.04%) LongView
5 1 (1.04%) Minerva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) MSTest
1 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.04%) Zephyr
General
1 59 (61.46%) Front Office
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (70.83%) Analyst
2 46 (47.92%) Business Analyst
2 46 (47.92%) thinkFolio Analyst
3 38 (39.58%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
4 24 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 15 (15.63%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) thinkFolio Support
7 10 (10.42%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.25%) Investment Management Business Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Applications Support Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Portfolio Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (61.46%) Fixed Income
2 12 (12.50%) Derivative
3 10 (10.42%) Equities
4 3 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (3.13%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.04%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) Asset Management
2 37 (38.54%) Investment Management
3 8 (8.33%) Cash Management
4 6 (6.25%) Fund Management
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.17%) Migration
7 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.13%) Project Management
7 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.08%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.08%) High Availability
8 2 (2.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (2.08%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.08%) System Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Change Management
9 1 (1.04%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Java
2 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Charles River
2 9 (9.38%) Bloomberg
3 8 (8.33%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.08%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.04%) Murex
5 1 (1.04%) VMware