The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 206 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Basel II 5 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.10% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 1.28% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 27
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£500 £541 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +13.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £499 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
502 468 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.11% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 334 450
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.32 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £31.75 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basel II across the City of London region.

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Basel II
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel II across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Basel II Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Basel II
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the City of London region.

Basel II Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Basel II also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Basel II.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (20.00%) COREP
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
7 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) TOGAF

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Basel II also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Basel II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (10.00%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (20.00%) COREP
2 1 (10.00%) IAS 39
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata
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