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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank - 218 202
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 0 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.084% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.02% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 26
Average daily rate
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- £514 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 -
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CRD IV
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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
455 586 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.84% 8.19% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 438 584
Average daily rate £465 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £13.97 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £67.50 £50.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Basel III
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Derivative
2 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) COREP
5 2 (20.00%) FINREP
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Equities
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) XBRL
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XBRL
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
1 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Derivative
1 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) Basel III
2 2 (20.00%) COREP
2 2 (20.00%) FINREP
3 1 (10.00%) Solvency II