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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 407 382
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25  
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 39 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.42% 1.31% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 34
Median daily rate £600 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £706 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £550
% change year-on-year - -31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

thinkFolio is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1612 1602 2086
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.89% 7.39% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 1085 1323
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £622 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 17
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.75 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £42.33 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing thinkFolio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +9 13 £500 -28.57% 3
thinkFolio
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 45 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 34 (53.97%) Investment Management
3 31 (49.21%) Front Office
3 31 (49.21%) Charles River
4 20 (31.75%) Fixed Income
5 15 (23.81%) Bloomberg
6 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 13 (20.63%) Bloomberg AIM
8 11 (17.46%) Fidessa
8 11 (17.46%) Derivative
9 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (12.70%) LatentZero
10 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.11%) Sentinel
11 7 (11.11%) Banking
11 7 (11.11%) Data Management
11 7 (11.11%) Fund Management
11 7 (11.11%) Equities
12 6 (9.52%) SQL
12 6 (9.52%) Project Management
12 6 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (9.52%) Hedge funds
12 6 (9.52%) MiFID
12 6 (9.52%) Markit EDM
13 5 (7.94%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
13 5 (7.94%) Reference Data
13 5 (7.94%) Active Directory

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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 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Bloomberg AIM
2 8 (12.70%) LatentZero
3 7 (11.11%) Sentinel
4 6 (9.52%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (1.59%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (49.21%) Front Office
2 14 (22.22%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.94%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Asset Management Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Business Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (4.76%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) WPF
2 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Fixed Income
2 11 (17.46%) Derivative
3 7 (11.11%) Equities
4 6 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.52%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.94%) OTC Derivatives
5 5 (7.94%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.76%) iPad
6 3 (4.76%) iPhone
7 1 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
1 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 34 (53.97%) Investment Management
3 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) Data Management
5 7 (11.11%) Fund Management
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) CMMI
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) SDLC
8 3 (4.76%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Cash Management
9 2 (3.17%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (3.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) MiFID
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) AIFMD
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Charles River
2 15 (23.81%) Bloomberg
3 11 (17.46%) Fidessa
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) SimCorp
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.59%) Eze Software Group
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) SunGard
London
Red10
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £575.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago