Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 900 846 887
Rank change year-on-year -54 +41 -15
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 1 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.003% 0.043% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 8
UK median daily rate - £471 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £473 £275
% change year-on-year - +71.82% -
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 35,065 32,807 37,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 34.20% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,783 21,314 24,553
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,104 1,115 1,217
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% -5.00% +14.29%

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 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 2 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 22 July 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
London -50 1 - - 8
England -55 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM