Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spread Betting over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Spread Betting
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 853 864
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -38
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 17 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.054% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 14
UK median daily rate £450 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% -6.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £380 £438 £323
90th Percentile £543 £663 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Spread Betting is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,575 31,745 35,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.47% 32.67% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,479 20,699 22,326
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £377
% change year-on-year +1.27% +4.91% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 1,114 1,405
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.11 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.73% +12.34%

Spread Betting
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spread Betting over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
England +5 17 £450 -12.20% 58
London -32 13 £438 -14.63% 49
UK excluding London - 4 £525 - 10
South East - 3 £525 - 3
North of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting 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 Spread Betting.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) Puppet
5 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (17.65%) KVM
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) yum
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV

Spread Betting
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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (11.76%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (11.76%) Lawson
2 2 (11.76%) NetSuite
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Business One
2 2 (11.76%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.88%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Flyway
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Liquibase
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) REST
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
2 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
2 3 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.88%) J2ME
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Animation
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) API Design
3 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Server Building
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Asynchronous Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CBAP
2 2 (11.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) KVM
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Baan
2 2 (11.76%) CODA
2 2 (11.76%) Epicor
2 2 (11.76%) Infor
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sage
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Reuters
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau