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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 182 195 169
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing Basel II 4 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.069% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.03% 0.76% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 20
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£300 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +16.94%
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
388 529 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.66% 9.16% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 355 317
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £90.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

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
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 5 March 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
4 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
5 1 (11.11%) BCP
5 1 (11.11%) DRM
5 1 (11.11%) ACCA
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HFM
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) DRM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Basel III
2 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (11.11%) EMIR
2 1 (11.11%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
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