Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CQG products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CQG 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 CQG, Inc.

CQG
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +868
Contract jobs citing CQG 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
UK median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CQG 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%

CQG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CQG in the UK

CQG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CQG in the UK

CQG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CQG in the UK

CQG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CQG in the UK

CQG
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CQG 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
London - 11 £600 -
England - 11 £600 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CQG 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 CQG.

1 11 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 11 (100.00%) Front Office
1 11 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 11 (100.00%) Equities
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SunGard
3 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Derivative
3 7 (63.64%) SunGard GMI
3 7 (63.64%) Project Planning
3 7 (63.64%) MiFID
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) FIS
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Back Office
5 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Core
6 4 (36.36%) Eikon
6 4 (36.36%) FactSet

CQG
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 7 (63.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (36.36%) Eikon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Back Office
4 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Core
3 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Equities
1 11 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (63.64%) Derivative
2 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) MiFID
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Fidessa
2 7 (63.64%) FIS
2 7 (63.64%) SunGard
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
4 4 (36.36%) FactSet
4 4 (36.36%) Reuters