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 23 June 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.

Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 625 619
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6  
Contract jobs citing ETRM 13 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.040% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £525
% change year-on-year - -19.04%  
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 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ETRM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ETRM in the UK

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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 ETRM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +28 11 £600 +14.28% 3
London +6 11 £600 +11.62% 3
Scotland +39 2 - -
City of London -1 2 £625 +19.04%
Perthshire -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (42.11%) OpenLink
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 12 (31.58%) Endur
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) Front Office
5 8 (21.05%) Back Office
6 7 (18.42%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) Workflow
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) ETL
8 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) Sybase
8 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.16%) OO

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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 1 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Endur
2 3 (7.89%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.63%) Aligne
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects XI
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) QlikView
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Back Office
2 8 (21.05%) Front Office
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) OpenLink Developer
4 7 (18.42%) ETRM Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Endur Developer
5 4 (10.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) ETRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) OpenLink Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) OpenLink Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) AWT
4 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Java SE
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) BDD
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.79%) Workflow
4 5 (13.16%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) OO
4 5 (13.16%) OOD
4 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
4 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Security
6 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C
7 1 (2.63%) COBOL
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) OpenLink
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) SAP
5 3 (7.89%) Triple Point
6 2 (5.26%) HP