The table below looks at the statistics for CRD IV 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 CRD IV over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank - 198 197
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 0 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.037% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.41% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 19
Average daily rate - £456 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £750
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CRD IV
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
310 483 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.88% 8.83% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 355 458
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CRD IV Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CRD IV
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 CRD IV across the City of London region.

CRD IV Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CRD IV
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (50.00%) Basel III
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) COREP
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Liquidity Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel III
1 1 (50.00%) COREP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft