Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 398 579 555
Rank change year-on-year +181 -24 -36
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 11 27 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.067% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.84% 1.06% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 53
Median daily rate £625 £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £514 £493 £515
90th Percentile £706 £730 £773
England median daily rate £625 £600 £675
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,303 2,554 3,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.73% 6.36% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 1,652 1,964
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £325
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -45.11% +7.96%
10th Percentile £24.20 £11.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £36.23 £63.75 £63.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.71 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +49.82% -23.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for thinkFolio in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing thinkFolio in London.

Daily rate trend for thinkFolio in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing thinkFolio in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +111 4 £650 +18.18%
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England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 8 (72.73%) Investment Management
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Fixed Income
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Data Management
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (36.36%) Front Office
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) tSQLt
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (36.36%) Markit EDM
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
7 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
7 3 (27.27%) Power BI
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (27.27%) MiFID
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (27.27%) Charles River
8 2 (18.18%) OLAP
8 2 (18.18%) Equities
8 2 (18.18%) Derivative
9 1 (9.09%) User Stories

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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:

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) tSQLt
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Charles River Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Murex Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Fixed Income
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (18.18%) Derivative
4 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Asset Management
2 8 (72.73%) Investment Management
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) MiFID
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) UCITS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) Murex