The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Reuters
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 254 262
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.18% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.37% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £475 £128
% change year-on-year -26.84% +272.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Reuters is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Reuters as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Reuters in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reuters in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reuters within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Surrey -6 1 - -
Reuters
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 South East region with a requirement for Reuters.

1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) BBC
1 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) BBC
1 3 (75.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP