Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 672 776 772
Rank change year-on-year +104 -4 -77
Contract jobs citing Charles River 177 115 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 97 89
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £575
10th Percentile £340 £425 £413
90th Percentile £725 £830 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £438
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -16.67%
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 42717 48252 49841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 44.84% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26282 29665 29357
UK median daily rate £429 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1401 1656 2200
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.63 £43.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.97% +3.92% +2.06%

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 September 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 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 6 months to 21 September 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 +97 150 £575 -8.00% 7
London +83 148 £575 -11.54% 6
UK excluding London +45 29 £500 -4.76% 2
Scotland +36 27 £488 -7.14% 1
South East +23 2 £588 +38.24% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 107 (60.45%) Asset Management
2 74 (41.81%) Investment Management
3 72 (40.68%) Front Office
4 50 (28.25%) Fixed Income
4 50 (28.25%) thinkFolio
5 48 (27.12%) Finance
6 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (24.86%) SQL
7 43 (24.29%) Markit EDM
8 31 (17.51%) Bloomberg
9 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
9 28 (15.82%) Banking
10 26 (14.69%) Derivative
11 23 (12.99%) MiFID
12 21 (11.86%) Equities
13 20 (11.30%) Data Management
14 19 (10.73%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (10.17%) Fund Management
15 18 (10.17%) Bloomberg AIM
16 17 (9.60%) Business Analysis
16 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (9.04%) Hedge funds
18 15 (8.47%) SimCorp
18 15 (8.47%) Scrum
19 14 (7.91%) Oracle
20 13 (7.34%) SimCorp Dimension
20 13 (7.34%) Test Automation
20 13 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
21 12 (6.78%) QA

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 8 (4.52%) MS Exchange
1 8 (4.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 50 (28.25%) thinkFolio
2 43 (24.29%) Markit EDM
3 18 (10.17%) Bloomberg AIM
4 13 (7.34%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (5.08%) Sentinel
6 7 (3.95%) Temenos T24
7 6 (3.39%) LatentZero
8 3 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (1.13%) SunGard APT
10 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 11 (6.21%) JIRA
2 7 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.39%) FitNesse
3 6 (3.39%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.26%) JUnit
4 4 (2.26%) Selenium
5 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.13%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.13%) JBehave
6 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.13%) Subversion
6 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 72 (40.68%) Front Office
2 48 (27.12%) Finance
3 28 (15.82%) Banking
4 10 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (58.19%) Analyst
2 44 (24.86%) Business Analyst
3 37 (20.90%) Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Data Analyst
5 17 (9.60%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 14 (7.91%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.34%) IT Analyst
7 13 (7.34%) thinkFolio Analyst
8 11 (6.21%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.65%) Business Systems Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Charles River Business Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) Asset Management Analyst
12 7 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Data Business Analyst
13 6 (3.39%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.73%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (6.21%) .NET
3 10 (5.65%) XML
3 10 (5.65%) XML Messaging
4 8 (4.52%) SailPoint
5 7 (3.95%) Web Services
6 4 (2.26%) J2EE
6 4 (2.26%) MSMQ
6 4 (2.26%) SonicMQ
6 4 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.69%) Middleware
7 3 (1.69%) WCF
7 3 (1.69%) WPF
8 2 (1.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.25%) Fixed Income
2 26 (14.69%) Derivative
3 21 (11.86%) Equities
4 16 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (9.04%) Hedge funds
5 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.26%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.69%) AS400
7 3 (1.69%) Pricing Data
8 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.13%) iPad
8 2 (1.13%) iPhone
8 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.45%) Asset Management
2 74 (41.81%) Investment Management
3 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.30%) Data Management
5 18 (10.17%) Fund Management
6 17 (9.60%) Business Analysis
7 15 (8.47%) Scrum
8 13 (7.34%) Portfolio Management
8 13 (7.34%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.21%) Change Management
9 11 (6.21%) Data Governance
9 11 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.21%) Migration
9 11 (6.21%) SDLC
10 10 (5.65%) ETL
10 10 (5.65%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (5.65%) Service Management
10 10 (5.65%) Validation
11 9 (5.08%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.86%) SQL
2 10 (5.65%) C#
2 10 (5.65%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.52%) Java
3 8 (4.52%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.39%) Perl
4 6 (3.39%) VBA
5 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.26%) PMP
2 2 (1.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.99%) MiFID
2 12 (6.78%) QA
3 9 (5.08%) SLA
4 7 (3.95%) EMIR
5 2 (1.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (17.51%) Bloomberg
2 15 (8.47%) SimCorp
3 14 (7.91%) Oracle
4 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.21%) Citrix
6 10 (5.65%) SAP
7 7 (3.95%) Temenos
7 7 (3.95%) Varonis
8 5 (2.82%) Fiserv
9 4 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.26%) Reuters
9 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.13%) SunGard
11 1 (0.56%) Sybase
11 1 (0.56%) Telerik