Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Charles River products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Charles River over the 6 months to 18 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Charles River Systems, Inc.

Charles River
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 693 766 789
Rank change year-on-year +73 +23 -69
Contract jobs citing Charles River 196 120 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 106 85
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £373 £475 £418
90th Percentile £720 £850 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Charles River is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Charles River as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Charles River in the UK

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Charles River.

Contractor daily rate trend for Charles River in the UK

Charles River
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Charles River over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Charles River in the UK

Charles River
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Charles River in the UK

Charles River
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Charles River within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +103 166 £563 -6.25% 14
London +51 163 £550 -8.33% 13
UK excluding London +51 33 £506 -3.57% 3
Scotland +15 30 £500 -4.76% 2
South East +15 2 £588 +6.82% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Charles River.

1 103 (52.55%) Asset Management
2 77 (39.29%) Investment Management
3 74 (37.76%) Front Office
4 60 (30.61%) Fixed Income
5 55 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (26.02%) SQL
7 50 (25.51%) Finance
8 48 (24.49%) thinkFolio
9 45 (22.96%) Markit EDM
10 40 (20.41%) SQL Server
11 38 (19.39%) Bloomberg
12 34 (17.35%) Derivative
13 31 (15.82%) Equities
13 31 (15.82%) Banking
14 28 (14.29%) Business Analysis
15 26 (13.27%) Scrum
16 25 (12.76%) SimCorp
17 23 (11.73%) SimCorp Dimension
17 23 (11.73%) MiFID
18 22 (11.22%) FIX Protocol
19 21 (10.71%) JIRA
19 21 (10.71%) Data Management
20 20 (10.20%) Hedge funds
21 19 (9.69%) C#
22 17 (8.67%) Back Office
22 17 (8.67%) Portfolio Management
23 16 (8.16%) Temenos T24
23 16 (8.16%) Temenos
23 16 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
23 16 (8.16%) Bloomberg AIM

Charles River
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 48 (24.49%) thinkFolio
2 45 (22.96%) Markit EDM
3 23 (11.73%) SimCorp Dimension
4 16 (8.16%) Bloomberg AIM
4 16 (8.16%) Temenos T24
5 7 (3.57%) LatentZero
6 6 (3.06%) Sentinel
7 2 (1.02%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.51%) LongView
8 1 (0.51%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) JIRA
2 16 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.06%) FitNesse
4 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.55%) JUnit
5 5 (2.55%) Selenium
6 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.02%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.02%) JBehave
7 2 (1.02%) Subversion
7 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.51%) TestNG
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (37.76%) Front Office
2 50 (25.51%) Finance
3 31 (15.82%) Banking
4 17 (8.67%) Back Office
5 15 (7.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (57.65%) Analyst
2 53 (27.04%) Developer
3 51 (26.02%) Business Analyst
4 27 (13.78%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 18 (9.18%) Test Analyst
6 17 (8.67%) Data Analyst
7 16 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.14%) thinkFolio Analyst
9 13 (6.63%) Support Analyst
10 12 (6.12%) Business Systems Analyst
10 12 (6.12%) C# WCF Developer
10 12 (6.12%) C# WPF Developer
10 12 (6.12%) IT Analyst
10 12 (6.12%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
10 12 (6.12%) WCF Developer
10 12 (6.12%) WPF Developer
11 11 (5.61%) Asset Management Analyst
11 11 (5.61%) Charles River Business Analyst
12 10 (5.10%) Applications Support
12 10 (5.10%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (6.63%) WPF
3 12 (6.12%) .NET
3 12 (6.12%) WCF
4 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.10%) XML
5 10 (5.10%) XML Messaging
6 6 (3.06%) Web Services
7 5 (2.55%) SailPoint
8 4 (2.04%) J2EE
8 4 (2.04%) MSMQ
8 4 (2.04%) SonicMQ
8 4 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.53%) Middleware
9 3 (1.53%) Node.js
10 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.51%) LINQ
10 1 (0.51%) Spring.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (0.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.61%) Fixed Income
2 34 (17.35%) Derivative
3 31 (15.82%) Equities
4 20 (10.20%) Hedge funds
5 15 (7.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.04%) AS400
9 4 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.04%) iPad
9 4 (2.04%) iPhone
9 4 (2.04%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.53%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.02%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.59%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.55%) Asset Management
2 77 (39.29%) Investment Management
3 55 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 26 (13.27%) Scrum
6 21 (10.71%) Data Management
7 17 (8.67%) Portfolio Management
8 15 (7.65%) Change Management
8 15 (7.65%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.14%) Fund Management
10 13 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (6.12%) Data Governance
11 12 (6.12%) MVVM
11 12 (6.12%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.61%) Regression Testing
12 11 (5.61%) SDLC
12 11 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.10%) ETL
13 10 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (5.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.02%) SQL
2 19 (9.69%) C#
3 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.08%) Java
6 7 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.06%) Perl
7 6 (3.06%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) PMP
2 2 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.73%) MiFID
2 15 (7.65%) QA
3 7 (3.57%) SLA
4 6 (3.06%) EMIR
5 1 (0.51%) AIFMD
System Software
1 9 (4.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Bloomberg
2 25 (12.76%) SimCorp
3 16 (8.16%) Temenos
4 14 (7.14%) Oracle
5 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.59%) Citrix
7 7 (3.57%) SAP
8 5 (2.55%) Fiserv
8 5 (2.55%) Varonis
9 4 (2.04%) IBM
9 4 (2.04%) Reuters
9 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.51%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco
11 1 (0.51%) FactSet
11 1 (0.51%) NetApp
11 1 (0.51%) Sybase
11 1 (0.51%) Symantec
11 1 (0.51%) Telerik