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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Charles River
UK
Rank 568 580 565
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing Charles River 41 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 32
Median daily rate £600 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £330 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £835 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Charles River
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Charles River.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Charles River in the UK

Charles River
Top 5 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 3 months to 26 March 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
England +36 39 £600 +18.51% 5
London +30 39 £600 +23.07% 5
City of London -6 8 £600 +35.13% 3
Scotland +6 2 £638 +21.42%
Edinburgh +1 2 £638 +21.42%

Charles River
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 76 (76.00%) Asset Management
2 61 (61.00%) Investment Management
3 47 (47.00%) Front Office
4 33 (33.00%) Finance
5 25 (25.00%) thinkFolio
6 22 (22.00%) Fixed Income
7 21 (21.00%) SQL
8 18 (18.00%) Derivative
9 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (16.00%) Bloomberg
9 16 (16.00%) Fund Management
10 12 (12.00%) Regression Testing
11 11 (11.00%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.00%) Hedge funds
13 9 (9.00%) Markit EDM
14 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.00%) Equities
15 7 (7.00%) Migration
15 7 (7.00%) SimCorp
15 7 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (7.00%) JIRA
15 7 (7.00%) LatentZero
15 7 (7.00%) QA
15 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (7.00%) System Integration Testing
16 6 (6.00%) Sentinel
16 6 (6.00%) Workflow
16 6 (6.00%) Scrum
16 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
17 5 (5.00%) SQL Server

Charles River
Top Related 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 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (25.00%) thinkFolio
2 9 (9.00%) Markit EDM
3 7 (7.00%) LatentZero
4 6 (6.00%) Sentinel
5 3 (3.00%) LongView
5 3 (3.00%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.00%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) BGP
1 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.00%) DMZ
1 1 (1.00%) DWDM
1 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
1 1 (1.00%) HSRP
1 1 (1.00%) IPsec
1 1 (1.00%) IPv6
1 1 (1.00%) MPLS
1 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.00%) OSPF
1 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.00%) VoIP
1 1 (1.00%) VPN
1 1 (1.00%) VRRP
1 1 (1.00%) WAN
1 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (3.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) JBehave
3 3 (3.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.00%) TestNG
3 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (47.00%) Front Office
2 33 (33.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) Analyst
2 47 (47.00%) Business Analyst
3 20 (20.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 20 (20.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Compliance Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Tester
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.00%) WCF
4 1 (1.00%) WPF
4 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Fixed Income
2 18 (18.00%) Derivative
3 10 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.00%) Equities
5 5 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.00%) Asset Management
2 61 (61.00%) Investment Management
3 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.00%) Fund Management
4 12 (12.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (11.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.00%) Migration
7 7 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.00%) Scrum
8 6 (6.00%) Workflow
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.00%) Data Management
9 5 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (5.00%) Project Management
9 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) C#
2 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) CFA
2 1 (1.00%) CCSA
2 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) MiFID
3 1 (1.00%) EMIR
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.00%) Pingdom
2 1 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Bloomberg
2 7 (7.00%) SimCorp
3 4 (4.00%) HP
4 3 (3.00%) CODA
4 3 (3.00%) Remedy
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) F5
6 1 (1.00%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.00%) Radianz
6 1 (1.00%) Reuters
6 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) SunGard
6 1 (1.00%) Varonis
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