Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 883 889
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -49
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 23 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.025% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £263 £313
90th Percentile £541 £663 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 -
% change year-on-year +90.91% - -
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 33353 35380 37024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.29% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22051 23199 23416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1201 1453
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.33% -0.05%

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 20 October 2017.

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 4 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 20 October 2017. 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 +61 23 £500 +11.11% 13
London +30 20 £475 -9.52% 7
UK excluding London +50 3 £525 +90.91% 6
South East - 3 £525 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) LDAP
4 7 (30.43%) DNS
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (30.43%) Ubuntu
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (30.43%) CentOS
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
4 7 (30.43%) yum
4 7 (30.43%) Puppet
4 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (30.43%) KVM
4 7 (30.43%) Server Building
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) J2ME
6 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps

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 (8.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (8.70%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (8.70%) Lawson
2 2 (8.70%) NetSuite
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Business One
2 2 (8.70%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) VMWare Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Android Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2ME
1 4 (17.39%) REST
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (13.04%) Dapper ORM
2 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
2 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Animation
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) CentOS
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Ubuntu
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Server Building
3 4 (17.39%) Android Development
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
3 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
3 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) API Design
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CBAP
2 2 (8.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) KVM
1 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Baan
2 2 (8.70%) CODA
2 2 (8.70%) Epicor
2 2 (8.70%) Infor
2 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sage
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft