Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 706 737 767
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Charles River 176 92 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 74 94
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £327 £384 £330
90th Percentile £753 £825 £721
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +10.53%
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 41,989 40,222 46,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 44.30% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,216 24,678 28,131
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,461 1,412 1,636
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.96 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.46% -5.81% +7.66%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -10 133 £650 +4.00% 18
London +3 131 £650 +4.00% 16
UK excluding London +8 44 £500 +2.56% 9
Scotland +2 42 £455 -6.67% 7
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £800 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Charles River 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 with a requirement for Charles River.

1 121 (68.75%) Asset Management
2 91 (51.70%) Front Office
3 89 (50.57%) Investment Management
4 84 (47.73%) Finance
5 72 (40.91%) thinkFolio
6 65 (36.93%) Fixed Income
7 63 (35.80%) SQL
8 46 (26.14%) Bloomberg
9 41 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (22.73%) Equities
11 39 (22.16%) Derivative
12 37 (21.02%) FIX Protocol
12 37 (21.02%) Markit EDM
13 34 (19.32%) C#
14 30 (17.05%) Bloomberg AIM
15 28 (15.91%) .NET
16 24 (13.64%) Eagle PACE
16 24 (13.64%) Business Analysis
17 23 (13.07%) SimCorp
17 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
18 21 (11.93%) Banking
19 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (10.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 18 (10.23%) Portfolio Management
21 18 (10.23%) Investment Banking
21 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (9.66%) DevOps
22 17 (9.66%) Front Arena
23 16 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
24 15 (8.52%) Decision-Making

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 6 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 72 (40.91%) thinkFolio
2 37 (21.02%) Markit EDM
3 30 (17.05%) Bloomberg AIM
4 24 (13.64%) Eagle PACE
5 17 (9.66%) Front Arena
6 9 (5.11%) LatentZero
7 2 (1.14%) HFM
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.57%) Minerva
8 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.57%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.57%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.84%) SaaS
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
1 2 (1.14%) Intranet
1 2 (1.14%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.57%) DHCP
2 1 (0.57%) DMZ
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) MPLS
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
2 1 (0.57%) Skype
2 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (7.95%) Jenkins
1 14 (7.95%) TeamCity
1 14 (7.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
3 5 (2.84%) Selenium
3 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.27%) NUnit
4 4 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.27%) TestComplete
4 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (51.70%) Front Office
2 84 (47.73%) Finance
3 21 (11.93%) Banking
4 18 (10.23%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.68%) Back Office
6 3 (1.70%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Analyst
2 44 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 36 (20.45%) Developer
4 31 (17.61%) Charles River Analyst
5 27 (15.34%) Applications Support
6 26 (14.77%) Support Analyst
7 21 (11.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 21 (11.93%) Architect
8 18 (10.23%) Project Manager
9 17 (9.66%) C# Developer
9 17 (9.66%) Charles River Business Analyst
9 17 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (9.09%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 16 (9.09%) Test Analyst
11 15 (8.52%) Charles River Developer
12 12 (6.82%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 9 (5.11%) Asset Management Analyst
13 9 (5.11%) Charles River Project Manager
14 8 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
14 8 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.02%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (15.91%) .NET
3 8 (4.55%) WPF
4 7 (3.98%) WCF
5 5 (2.84%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.27%) Middleware
6 4 (2.27%) SOAP
7 2 (1.14%) LINQ
7 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.14%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.14%) WinForms
8 1 (0.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.57%) CSS3
8 1 (0.57%) HTML
8 1 (0.57%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (36.93%) Fixed Income
2 40 (22.73%) Equities
3 39 (22.16%) Derivative
4 19 (10.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.95%) Exotic Derivative
7 10 (5.68%) Hedge funds
8 8 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (3.41%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.70%) AS400
11 3 (1.70%) iPad
11 3 (1.70%) iPhone
11 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.57%) Clustering
13 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.84%) Windows
2 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
2 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.14%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (68.75%) Asset Management
2 89 (50.57%) Investment Management
3 41 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (10.23%) Portfolio Management
7 17 (9.66%) DevOps
8 15 (8.52%) Decision-Making
8 15 (8.52%) Project Management
8 15 (8.52%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.52%) TDD
8 15 (8.52%) Time Management
9 14 (7.95%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (7.39%) Electronic Trading
11 12 (6.82%) ITIL
11 12 (6.82%) Workflow
12 11 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.68%) Fund Management
13 10 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.80%) SQL
2 34 (19.32%) C#
3 3 (1.70%) VBA
4 2 (1.14%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) CISSP
2 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) MiFID
2 3 (1.70%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) PMO
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Bloomberg
2 23 (13.07%) SimCorp
3 14 (7.95%) Calypso
3 14 (7.95%) FXall
4 12 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.68%) Oracle
6 8 (4.55%) CODA
6 8 (4.55%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.98%) FactSet
8 5 (2.84%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.84%) Citrix
8 5 (2.84%) Telerik
9 4 (2.27%) Cisco
9 4 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.27%) Vermilion
10 3 (1.70%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.70%) IBM
10 3 (1.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.70%) Symantec
11 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint