The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LatentZero skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LatentZero over the 3 months to 28 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.

Fidessa LatentZero
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 647 631
Rank change year-on-year +41 -16  
Contract jobs citing LatentZero 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.099% 0.090% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £625 £495 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.26% -16.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £403 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £798 £645 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LatentZero is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4028 4434 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.23% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 3882 3693
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 74
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.37 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.75 £99.00 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

LatentZero
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

Contractor daily rate trend for LatentZero in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LatentZero over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LatentZero in the UK

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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 LatentZero within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +37 4 £625 +26.26% 1
London +12 4 £625 +26.26% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LatentZero 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 LatentZero.

1 8 (88.89%) thinkFolio
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Management
2 7 (77.78%) Front Office
2 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) Charles River
4 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (44.44%) Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) Fund Management
5 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (22.22%) SimCorp
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Banking

LatentZero
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:

Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) thinkFolio
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (11.11%) Minerva
2 1 (11.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (11.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (77.78%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) FIX Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) FIX Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SimCorp Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SimCorp Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
1 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 2 (22.22%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
1 7 (77.78%) Investment Management
2 4 (44.44%) Fund Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Attribution
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Charles River
2 2 (22.22%) SimCorp
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat