The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SmartStream products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SmartStream over the 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SmartStream.

SmartStream
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 633 618
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs citing SmartStream 1 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.064% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £213
% change year-on-year - +158.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SmartStream is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19933 23550 24158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 43.75% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 14319 13673
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 809 1029
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +11.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SmartStream
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SmartStream as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SmartStream in the UK

SmartStream
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SmartStream in the UK

SmartStream
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SmartStream in the UK

SmartStream
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 SmartStream within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 1 - -
London +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SmartStream 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 SmartStream.

1 16 (64.00%) SWIFT
2 15 (60.00%) Cash Management
2 15 (60.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (60.00%) Middleware
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Back Office
3 13 (52.00%) Banking
4 11 (44.00%) Subversion
5 10 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 9 (36.00%) Workflow
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (32.00%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (28.00%) Derivative
9 5 (20.00%) AOP
9 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
10 4 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.00%) Confluence
10 4 (16.00%) JIRA
10 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Unix

SmartStream
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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) QlikView
4 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (52.00%) Back Office
1 13 (52.00%) Banking
2 10 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (28.00%) Derivative
3 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 15 (60.00%) Cash Management
2 9 (36.00%) Workflow
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Trend Analysis
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) AOP
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Tableau
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase