Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 749 786
Rank change year-on-year +67 +37 -31
Contract jobs citing Charles River 196 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 82 76
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £327 £475 £419
90th Percentile £725 £850 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
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 41,512 43,374 46,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.16% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,214 26,564 27,417
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,358 1,645 1,936
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +56 156 £550 -8.71% 26
London +18 153 £550 -9.09% 23
UK excluding London +52 42 £500 -9.09% 4
Scotland +17 39 £500 -2.44% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South East -15 1 £575 +4.55% 3

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 108 (55.10%) Asset Management
2 86 (43.88%) Investment Management
3 83 (42.35%) Front Office
4 69 (35.20%) Fixed Income
5 61 (31.12%) SQL
6 56 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (28.06%) Finance
8 52 (26.53%) thinkFolio
9 45 (22.96%) Bloomberg
10 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 41 (20.92%) Markit EDM
12 40 (20.41%) FIX Protocol
13 38 (19.39%) Equities
14 37 (18.88%) Derivative
15 33 (16.84%) Banking
16 31 (15.82%) Business Analysis
17 25 (12.76%) Scrum
18 23 (11.73%) SimCorp
18 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (10.71%) Back Office
19 21 (10.71%) JIRA
19 21 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
20 20 (10.20%) Investment Banking
21 19 (9.69%) SimCorp Dimension
21 19 (9.69%) Bloomberg AIM
22 18 (9.18%) MiFID
22 18 (9.18%) C#
23 17 (8.67%) Temenos
23 17 (8.67%) Temenos T24
23 17 (8.67%) Sonatype Nexus

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 10 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.53%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 52 (26.53%) thinkFolio
2 41 (20.92%) Markit EDM
3 19 (9.69%) Bloomberg AIM
3 19 (9.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 17 (8.67%) Temenos T24
5 8 (4.08%) LatentZero
6 3 (1.53%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (1.02%) Sentinel
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%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (1.53%) Internet
1 3 (1.53%) Intranet
1 3 (1.53%) Wireless
2 1 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
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
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) JIRA
2 17 (8.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.06%) FitNesse
5 5 (2.55%) Selenium
5 5 (2.55%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (1.02%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.02%) JBehave
7 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.02%) Subversion
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.51%) TestNG
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (42.35%) Front Office
2 55 (28.06%) Finance
3 33 (16.84%) Banking
4 21 (10.71%) Back Office
5 20 (10.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (56.12%) Analyst
2 55 (28.06%) Business Analyst
3 51 (26.02%) Developer
4 29 (14.80%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 25 (12.76%) Support Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) Applications Support
7 21 (10.71%) Test Analyst
8 18 (9.18%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (8.16%) C# Developer
10 15 (7.65%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 14 (7.14%) Charles River Business Analyst
12 13 (6.63%) Asset Management Analyst
13 12 (6.12%) C# WCF Developer
13 12 (6.12%) C# WPF Developer
13 12 (6.12%) thinkFolio Analyst
13 12 (6.12%) WCF Developer
13 12 (6.12%) WPF Developer
14 11 (5.61%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
15 10 (5.10%) Business Systems Analyst
16 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.41%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (6.63%) WPF
3 12 (6.12%) WCF
4 11 (5.61%) .NET
4 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.59%) XML
5 9 (4.59%) XML Messaging
6 5 (2.55%) Web Services
7 4 (2.04%) J2EE
7 4 (2.04%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.04%) SonicMQ
7 4 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.53%) Middleware
9 2 (1.02%) Node.js
10 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.51%) LINQ
10 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.51%) Spring.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 69 (35.20%) Fixed Income
2 38 (19.39%) Equities
3 37 (18.88%) Derivative
4 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.12%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.08%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.55%) AS400
8 5 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.55%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.04%) iPad
9 4 (2.04%) iPhone
9 4 (2.04%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.59%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.02%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (55.10%) Asset Management
2 86 (43.88%) Investment Management
3 56 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (15.82%) Business Analysis
5 25 (12.76%) Scrum
6 21 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
7 14 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 13 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (6.12%) Data Management
9 12 (6.12%) MVVM
10 11 (5.61%) Change Management
10 11 (5.61%) Regression Testing
10 11 (5.61%) SDLC
10 11 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (5.61%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.61%) Workflow
11 10 (5.10%) Fund Management
11 10 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.12%) SQL
2 18 (9.18%) C#
3 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.08%) Java
5 6 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.55%) Perl
6 5 (2.55%) VBA
7 2 (1.02%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) PMP
2 2 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.18%) MiFID
2 15 (7.65%) QA
3 6 (3.06%) EMIR
4 4 (2.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) AirWatch
1 3 (1.53%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 45 (22.96%) Bloomberg
2 23 (11.73%) SimCorp
3 17 (8.67%) Temenos
4 15 (7.65%) Oracle
5 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.06%) FactSet
7 5 (2.55%) Citrix
8 4 (2.04%) Cisco
8 4 (2.04%) Fiserv
8 4 (2.04%) IBM
8 4 (2.04%) Reuters
8 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.53%) Apple
9 3 (1.53%) NetApp
9 3 (1.53%) Symantec
10 2 (1.02%) Sybase
11 1 (0.51%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.51%) SAP
11 1 (0.51%) Telerik