The table below looks at the statistics for Basel III skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel III over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basel III
Rank 167 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing Basel III 8 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.31% 3.17% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
Median daily rate £508 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Basel III
London

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
347 504 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.03% 9.27% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 371 402
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £15.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £29.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Basel III as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel III Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Basel III
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 III across the City of London region.

Basel III Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Basel III
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel III across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Basel III Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Basel III also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Basel III.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRISC
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) COBIT
5 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking

Basel III
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Market Risk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
3 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP