The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ETRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ETRM 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
UK
Rank 584 613 601
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12  
Contract jobs citing ETRM 25 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.053% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.063% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 19
Median daily rate £575 £598 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.76% +19.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £704 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £725
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ETRM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37182 44106 42440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24552 28910 26291
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1111 1221
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ETRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ETRM in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ETRM in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ETRM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ETRM in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ETRM in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ETRM 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 +35 24 £575 -3.76% 3
London +26 22 £575 -3.76% 3
City of London +3 3 £475 -15.17% 1
County Antrim - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ETRM 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 ETRM.

1 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) OpenLink
4 9 (29.03%) Endur
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 8 (25.81%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Sybase
6 7 (22.58%) ETL
6 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (22.58%) Front Office
6 7 (22.58%) Back Office
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Workflow
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (19.35%) QlikView
7 6 (19.35%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) Mentoring

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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 1 (3.23%) CICS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Endur
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.23%) Aligne
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (22.58%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (19.35%) QlikView
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) KDB
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (22.58%) Back Office
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
1 7 (22.58%) Front Office
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) OpenLink Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Business Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Endur Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) ETRM Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) ETRM Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (19.35%) Workflow
4 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) OOD
4 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) OpenLink
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Sybase
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) SAP