Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 897 868
Rank change year-on-year +69 -29 -16
Contract jobs citing Spread Betting 14 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.022% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
UK median daily rate £471 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £406 £263 £394
90th Percentile £540 £574 £576
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 next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31784 36342 35888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.01% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20714 23860 22314
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1182 1372
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -7.89%

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 July 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 July 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 +64 14 £471 -8.05% 12
London +47 13 £470 -10.48% 9
UK excluding London +58 1 £473 +71.82% 3
South East - 1 £473 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 6 (42.86%) yum
2 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (42.86%) KVM
2 6 (42.86%) Server Building
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) J2ME
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Animation
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Android

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) VMWare Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Android Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2ME
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Animation
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) CentOS
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Server Building
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Android Development
2 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
2 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
2 3 (21.43%) OOP
2 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) KVM
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
1 6 (42.86%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft